Associate Professor in Economics/Business Economics

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Associate Professorships in Economics/Business Economics
Department of Business and Economics

The Department of Business and Economics, University of Southern Denmark, invites applications for one or more vacant associate professorships within the area of Economics/Business Economics to be filled as soon as possible. Appointment to Associate Professor presupposes scientific qualifications documented through a PhD degree in Economics/Business Economics and a completed Assistant Professorship (or the equivalent).

Job description

The research and teaching activities at the department are organized within five groups: Accounting, Finance, Econometrics & Management Science, Microeconomics and Macroeconomics, International Economics and Economic History. Furthermore, the cross-faculty centre COHERE, which undertakes research in health economics is highly integrated in the department.

It is the aim of the Department of Business and Economics to conduct research of high international standard documented through publications in internationally distinguished journals and presentations at international conferences. Furthermore, it is the aim of the department to conduct teaching using the newest teaching methods to enhance students’ learning.

It is expected that applicants have a proven record of scientific research at an international level within the area of Economics/Business Economics, as well as a record of good teaching skills and experience.

The successful applicant will be responsible for the teaching of courses in Economics/Business Economics and supervision of students at both the BSc and MSc levels.

Further information can be obtained from Head of Department, Associate professor Jan Guldager Jørgensen, telephone +45 6011 4375, e-mail jgj@sam.sdu.dk .

Application, salary, etc.

Appointment to the position will be in accordance with the salary agreement between the Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations.

An application must include:
• Detailed CV
• Certificates/Diplomas (Master and PhD degree)
• Teaching portfolio (please see below)
• Complete list of publications, indicating which publications are most relevant for the position
• Up to 5 of the most relevant publications. Please upload a pdf for each publication.
o If the publication has been co-authored, co-author statements must be a part of this pdf.
• A research plan detailing the candidate’s idea and plans for her/his future research
All non-Danish documents must be translated into English.

Applicants applying for an associate professorship are requested to submit a teaching portfolio with the application as documentation for teaching experience as well as supervision qualifications. Formal application instructions and a guide for the teaching portfolio may be found here .

Applications will be assessed by an assessment committee and the committee will assess whether you are qualified to be an Associate Professor.

The committee may request additional information, and if so, it is the responsibility of the applicant to provide the necessary material.

When the assessment committee has submitted its report, the applicant will receive the part of the evaluation that concerns him/her. The assessment report will subsequently be forwarded to the Head of Deparment who will assemble an appointments committee. The appointments committee will manage and complete the job interviews, should such be conducted. Additionally, the appointments committee determines which candidate will be offered the position.

Applications that are incomplete with regard to the above requirements will not be assessed by the committee.

The University wishes our staff to reflect the diversity of society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.

As part of the overall assessment of the applicant’s qualifications, an interview may be conducted.

Applications must be submitted electronically using the link below. Uploaded files must be in Adobe PDF (unlocked) or Word format.

Read the guideline for applicants .

Each field can only contain a single file of max. 10 Mb.


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