Assistant Professor D-IAS 2017 – Social Science: Strategic Organization Design

December 2, 2016

Social Science

The Danish Institute for Advanced Study seeks outstanding candidates to fill several positions at the assistant professor level in the research areas of interest for the centre.

The position is sponsored by, and located at, the University of Southern Denmark in Odense and starts autumn 2017.

The appointment is for four years with the possibility for a subsequent two years of employment as associate professor.

Social Science: Strategic Organization Design,  Faculty of Business and Social Sciences, Department of Marketing and Management

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 such as:

1) The aggregation problem: How do micro-processes influence the macro-behavior of organizations?
2) The adaptation problem: How does multi-level adaptation enable organizations to succeed in dynamic environments?
3) The strategic design problem: Which design rules and which schemes of adaptation generate superior performance?
4) The heterogeneity problem: What are the sources of heterogeneity in populations of business organizations?

For further information please contact Prof. Thorbjørn Knudsen, telephone +45 6550 3148 or email: tok@sam.sdu.dk.

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.

Danish IAS.

The Danish IAS at SDU is a research centre that aims to inspire groundbreaking 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

For further information please contact Co-Director Francesco Sannino at sannino@cp3.sdu.dk, Co-Director Thorbjørn Knudsen at tok@sod.dias.sdu.dk  or Centre Administrator Charlotte Gøbel at gobel@dias.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.

Research will be predominant in this position. Teaching will occur to a limited degree.

Application material required:

  • Detailed curriculum vitae
  • Certificates/diplomas
  • 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: gobel@dias.sdu.dk 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 (please see link)
  • Research and publication plan for the next three years
  • Documentation for international profile

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 will be held during tjhe period of 16-19 May 2017.

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.

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