Visiting Associate Professor position in Pension Economics

Updated: 2 months ago
Job Type: PartTime
Deadline: 28 Oct 2022

Copenhagen Business School invites applications for a Visiting Associate Professor position in Pension Economics at Pension Research Centre (PeRCent), Department of Economics.

The mission of PeRCent is to create interest and knowledge about pension issues and through research, teaching and intermediation to contribute to the development of the pension system in Denmark. A key objective of PeRCent is to make high-quality contributions in the pension research area, through publications in books and leading scientific journals in economics and finance. International research collaboration, including visitor and joint research programmes, is an important key to obtain high research standards.

The position is temporary and of 5-10 hours/week with research obligations. It is a time limited position terminating on December 31, 2024. The Visiting Associate Professor is expected to contribute to the development of the center’s research and to maintain and strengthen CBS’s international research position.

These are examples of research areas that the Visiting Associate Professor may cover

  • Longevity analyses
  • Life expectancy and pensions
  • Microdata

Successful applicants must have an international profile, a strong record of research publications, and teaching experience in pension economics, with a special focus on longevity. They must be capable of providing dynamic leadership in the development of research and teaching, in securing external research funding, and in establishing strong ties with industry.


  • Personal research meeting high international standards, including responsibility for publishing, scientific communication and research-based teaching. 
  • The academic development of discipline. 
  • Research management, initiation of research projects, supervision of PhD students, international research co-operation, reviewing for academic journals. 
  • Research education and further training of researchers, supervision of assistant professors and assessment committee work. 
  • Promoting CBS’s academic reputation. 
  • Communicating findings to the public in general and to CBS’s stakeholders in particular. 
  • Active participation in the regular research activities, such as research seminars, workshops and conferences. 


  • Candidates must document a high degree of relevant, original and up-to-date scientific publications at an international level within the areas covered by the department.
  • The candidate should be able to document pedagogical qualifications, good teaching evaluations, and the ability to innovate within the educational field. CBS emphasises the candidate’s ability to establish productive contacts with the business community. 
  • The applicant must have professional proficiency in English (written and spoken). 
  • The candidate should have knowledge about pension economics and finance in a broad sense.

Copenhagen Business School has a broad commitment to the excellence, distinctiveness and relevance of its teaching and research programmes. Candidates who wish to join us should demonstrate enthusiasm for working in an organisation of this type (highlighting, for example, relevant business, educational and dissemination activities).

For further information please contact: Professor, Director Jesper Rangvid, tel.: +45 3815 3478, e-mail .

Information about PeRCent may be found at .

Appointment and salary will be in accordance with the Ministry of Finance’s agreement with the Central Academic Organisation.

Application must be sent via the electronic recruitment system, using the link below.

Application must include:

  • A statement of application (cover letter). 
  • Proof of qualifications and a full CV. 
  • Documentation of relevant, significant, original research at an international level, including publications in the field’s internationally recognized journals and citations in the Social Science Citation Index and/or Google Scholar. 
  • Information indicating experience in research management, industry co-operation and international co-operation. 
  • A complete, numbered list of publications (indicating titles, co-authors, page numbers and year) with an * marking of the academic productions to be considered during the review. A maximum of 10 publications for review are allowed. Applicants are requested to prioritise their publications in relation to the field of this job advertisement. 
  • Copies of the publications marked with an *. Only publications written in English (or another specified principal language, according to research tradition) or one of the Scandinavian languages will be taken into consideration.
  • Recruitment procedure  
    The Recruitment Committee will shortlist minimum two applicants; when possible five or more applicants will be shortlisted. The shortlisted applicants will be assessed by the Assessment Committee. All applicants will be notified of their status in the recruitment process shortly after the application deadline.

    The applicants selected for assessment will be notified about the composition of the Assessment Committee and later in the process about the result of the assessment.

    Once the recruitment process is completed each applicant will be notified of the outcome of their application.

    Copenhagen Business School must receive all application material, including all appendices (see items above), by the application deadline.

    Closing date: October 28, 2022

    Details about Copenhagen Business School and the department are available at .

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