Assistant Professor D-IAS 2018
Social Science: Strategic Organization Design
The Danish Institute for Advanced Study seeks outstanding candidates to fill three positions at the assistant professor level in the research areas of interest for the Centre.
Faculty of Business and Social Sciences, Department of Marketing and Management
Research in Strategic Organization Design is focused on the academic fields of strategy and organization science. Our agenda addresses important and interesting unsolved research questions relating to organizational design and adaptation, including the role of AI and new emergent technologies. We seek candidates with a strong passion for research and a desire to work on groundbreaking ideas, and we expect them to publish their research in the leading scholarly journals. We encourage applications from the fields of strategy and organization science, but also from neighboring fields such as behavioral economics, organizational economics, organizational behavior and social psychology, decision science, and computer science. We offer a uniquely ambitious research environment and ample research funding attached to this particular position, and, for the successful candidate, a position where options for tenure will be discussed during a third-year review.
The position is sponsored by, and located at, the University of Southern Denmark in Odense and starts in the period of spring to autumn 2018.
The appointment is for four years with the possibility for a subsequent two years of employment as associate professor.
The present positions are in the fields of:
For further information please contact Prof. Thorbjørn Knudsen, telephone +45 6550 3148 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Social Science: Historical Economics and Development
Faculty of Business and Social Sciences, Department of Business and Economics
The Historical Economics and Development Group (HEDG) focuses on growth, development and economic history. Since its establishment in 2011, HEDG has been one of the fastest growing groups within growth, development and economic history and is arguably one of the leading groups in Europe. The work carried out by the group can be described as quantitative, empirical work. The research of the group often focuses on evaluating the effect of an intervention on economic development, for example the impact of health improvements on long-term growth and assessing the impact of agricultural productivity on development. The group is a part of the strategic initiative ‘Health, Wealth and Inequality’ (HeWI) sponsored by the Faculty of Business and Social Sciences together with the Center for Health Economics Research (COHERE) and the Max Planck Odense Center. We offer a uniquely ambitious research environment and ample research funding attached to this particular position, and, for the successful candidate, a position where options for tenure will be discussed during a third-year review.
For further information please contact Prof. Paul Sharp, telephone +45 65503249 or email: email@example.com.
Social Science: War Studies
Faculty of Business and Social Sciences, Department of Political Science and Public Management
Research in War Studies is focused on the changing character of war and its relation to peace, and the impact of modern warfare on states, societies and military organizations. Our research agenda addresses the character of modern war, innovation and adaptation in strategy and military organizations, as well as the relationship between war, peace building, and human security/rights. We seek candidates with a distinct passion for war studies capable of engaging relevant policy communities and publishing in top scholarly outlets. We encourage applications from security studies scholars typically anchored in international relations but with a multi-disciplinary profile enabling cooperation with related fields such as international law and history. This prestigious position, supported by the Danish Institute for Advanced Studies (D-IAS), should appeal to highly promising early career scholars and will provide them with attractive conditions to support their research activities. We offer a uniquely ambitious research environment and ample research funding attached to this particular position, and, for the successful candidate, a position where options for tenure will be discussed during a third-year review.
For further information please contact Prof. Sten Rynning, telephone +45 6550 2193 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The successful candidate will have a strong international profile, a strong record of research publications, and have demonstrated exceptional potential to excel in scientific research.
We expect the applicants to actively engage in the development of the research unit as well as contribute positively to Danish IAS as a whole.
The Danish IAS at SDU is a research centre that aims to inspire ground-breaking ideas through the meeting of minds across the sciences and humanities. The Danish IAS engages leading academics through its visitor programme, weekly talks, monthly lectures, and quarterly colloquia. There will be a strong focus on talent development of young researchers who work on game-changing ideas. Eminent academics are appointed as chairs, and in that capacity form the backbone of the Danish IAS as they catalyze activities within their field.
More information about Danish IAS activities can be found on our website www.dias.sdu.dk.
Administrative Head of Centre Charlotte Gøbel at email@example.com
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.
Research will be predominant in this position.
Application material required:
• Detailed curriculum vitae
• Complete list of publications, indicating which publications are most relevant for the position
• Up to five of the most relevant publications. Please upload a pdf for each publication
• Three letters of recommendation from acknowledged international researchers. Should your referees wish to send their letters directly to us, please have them use e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org mentioning your name and the title of the position in the subject line. And please note that these also need to reach us before deadline.
• Teaching portfolio
• Research and publication plan for the next three years
Applications will be assessed by an assessment committee. 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.
Applications that are incomplete with regard to the above requirements will not be assessed by the committee.
D-IAS encourages all interested persons to apply, regardless of age, gender, religious affiliation or ethnic background.
As part of the overall assessment of the applicant’s qualifications, a job interview may be held during the period of 23 – 26 January 2018.
Applications must be submitted electronically using the link below. Uploaded files must be in Adobe PDF (unlocked) or Word format.
Each field can only contain a single file of max. 10 Mb