Research Assistantship within Research in Blended Learning

Updated: 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 17 Dec 2022

Copenhagen Business School (CBS) Department of Management, Society and Communication invites applications for a Research Assistantship within ‘Research in Blended Learning’ (RiBL) cross-institutional strategic initiative funded through an industrial endowment.

The Research Assistantship is a fixed-term (18 months), part-time (0.8 FTE, equivalent to 30 hours per week) post.

The expected start date is 15 January 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Overview of the role
The Research Assistant will work with the RiBL co-directors Professors Annemette Kjærgaard and Anoush Margaryan to provide research assistance and research administration support on a range of tasks within the RiBL initiative, as well as assisting with internal and external dissemination and communication of RiBL activities and outputs. An overview of the RiBL initiative is available at Details about Copenhagen Business School and the department are available at

The Research Assistant’s main responsibilities are:

  • Provide general assistance with research tasks such as literature review, data collection, data analysis, reporting, publication and communication of research findings, grant writing
  • Provide research-specific administration support, such as organising meetings, taking minutes at meetings, liaising with internal and external RiBL members, collaborators and stakeholders
  • Co-ordinate and lead on the marketing and communication of RiBL activities and outputs (including digitally)
  • Assist in the preparation of annual reports to the funder
  • Maintain the project website and regulary update the content of the website
  • Work with RiBL co-directors, international advisory board, associates, and RiBL project members as needed
  • Support organisation of RiBL events (catering arrangements, room bookings, outlook invitations, registration, advertising, maintaining and developing a mailing list for the events, dissemination and communication of event materials and outputs)
  • Liaise with administrators and other support staff from CBS departments as needed
  • Assist with procurement and expense reimbursement for RiBL related expenses (such as books, hospitality, etc)
  • Set up and support online/hybrid meetings and events
  • Contribute to planning and day-to-day administration of RiBL
  • Manage own activities in line with agreed targets and timelines

Qualifications and candidate profile
The successful candidate will hold a master’s degree, be able to demonstrate relevant research assistance and administration experience along with proven skills in using Microsoft Office packages and social media software. Excellent communication skills in English (both written and spoken) as well as an ability to work on own initiative and as part of a group are essential for this post. Additionally, excellent organisational skills and an ability to effectively prioritise a busy workload are required.

Prior experience of research assistance and research administration in a University-based research centre/group is essential.

A university degree/experience of research assistance in technology-enhanced learning, learning sciences, education, learning and teaching in higher education or workplace learning research or another closely related discipline/field would be a strong plus.

Terms of employment
Appointment and salary will be in accordance with the agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and AC (Danish Confederation of Professional Associations). The salary range is DKK 24.780 to DKK 29.571 + pension contribution (based on seniority).

Only those candidates who have a right to work in Denmark will be considered for this role. We regret that for this post we are unable to sponsor a work visa.

How to apply
Applications must be sent via the online recruitment system, using the link below.

Applications should include the following documents:

  • Your full CV
  • A max two-page cover letter explaining your interest in this post, specifying how your profile aligns with the characteristics outlined in the ’Qualifications and candidate profile’ and including specific evidence of how your profile aligns with the tasks listed under ’Responsibilities’.
  • A sample of your sole-authored writing in English (e.g. your Bachelor/Master’s thesis or a report you’ve sole-authored)
  • The deadline for applications is 17 December 2022.

    Recruitment procedure
    We expect to shortlist a minimum of two applicants. Shortlisted applicants will be invited for an interview. Once the recruitment process is completed each applicant will be notified of the outcome of their application.

    One of CBS’ strategic goals is the promotion of diversity, which is why every effort has been made to ensure a recruitment process that reduces potential bias.?Applicants are therefore requested not to include a photo or other personal information (such as date of birth, nationality, etc) that is not relevant to the responsibilities and requirements of the post in their application.

    For further information please contact: Anoush Margaryan, e-mail or Annemette Kjærgaard, e-mail .

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