PhD in Design for Play and (non) gendered toys at Design School Kolding

Design School Kolding is looking for a PhD student with a special interest in play experience to contribute in building up an innovative knowledge environment in the field of Design for Play.   

Design for Play 

Design for Play is a Scandinavian hub for play and design that demonstrates how research into play can achieve a practical impact. The founding partners are Design School Kolding, LEGO Foundation, the LEGO Group and a number of other stakeholders. The initiative will produce specific solutions and encourage a more comprehensive dialogue about exploring and recognizing the potential of play. With an applied research approach, Design for Play is closely related to practice and will include a strong element of making, engaging and co-creating with users. The purpose is to learn from and inspire children to grow up as creative designers of their own life and the world around them. The associated master degree with an area of specialization in Design for Play will educate highly specialized play designers with a unique benefit to all companies and public institutions working with play. The programme affiliates some of the world’s best designers, researchers and knowledge partners in the field.  

PhD in Design for Play and (non) gendered toys 

We hereby invite proposals for PhD projects focusing on Design for (non) gendered toys   

We expect this PhD project to explore and study how we design (non) gendered toys among children. Therefore, we ask the candidates to address some of the following challenges and relate them to the overall focus for the Design for Play initiative:   

  • Explore how playing with toys for children can be understood  
  • Examine how a (non) gendered perspective can be understood in designing toys 
  • How can we design for (non) gendered toys? 
  • Use qualitative approaches with emphasis on long-term field studies in combination with interventions.  
  • Use design exploration as part of the project´s research design 

About us 

Design School Kolding is an independent institution under the auspices of the Ministry of Higher Education and Science. We offer high quality BA, MA and PhD Degree Programs with teaching based on innovative practice and research in close collaboration with the business community. We also offer postgraduate courses and consultancy services. Our BA program comprises four study programs, Communication Design, Industrial Design, Fashion & Textile Design, and Accessory Design, including interdisciplinary courses within methods, aesthetics, design history, the history of science as well as form studies. Our MA program is an international, cross-disciplinary program that supports and challenges the above-mentioned design fields and allows students to specialize in one of three areas: Design for Play, Design for Planet and Design for People to which we also dedicate our research and development activities.

Design School Kolding has approximately 85 fulltime employees. The school offers a dynamic work environment with dedicated colleagues from many different backgrounds. The atmosphere enriches daily work and brings life to the old factory building, which is constantly changing to suit the school’s needs. With the three overall strategic areas of social design, sustainability and design, and design for Play, Design School Kolding is dedicated to improving the world through design. This also means that Design School Kolding has a strong focus on creating an education that is relevant and aimed towards future employability. Another way of strengthening the education is by having research aimed towards the four directions of the programs, as well as towards the strategic areas. The research thus supports and develops the teaching while ensuring that there is cross-pollination between research and teaching with the researchers often using the student projects as data for their research. We offer a dynamic, internationally oriented education and research environment with close collaborations with external actors and research environments.  

The Facts 

The position is a full-time position and salary is according to the current collective agreement that regulates the Danish labor market. For the application to be considered, all three points listed below must be addressed with all mentioned materials enclosed:  

  • Project description of 4-6 pages. The project description should contain a letter of motivation, an account of the empirical knowledge/data which the applicant expects to use, a thesis statement, a theoretical base, methodical aspects and a brief overview of existing knowledge, and finally a preliminary research plan. 
  • CV of maximum 1 page. 
  • Diploma or alternatively a complete transcript of records (for BA and MA degrees). 

In order to be considered for the position, the applicant must have, as a minimum, a two-year MA degree or have earned 120 ECTS points achieving a similar degree prior to the date of appointment.  

The applicant must further have:  

  • MA degree in design, anthropology, pedagogy or other related areas 
  • Outstanding oral and written English communication skills 
  • You are social as a person and eager to communicate with others 
  • Familiar with quantitative and qualitative methods 
  • Familiar with designing and facilitating creative processes 
  • Familiar with play 

The application and materials must be in English. 

After the application deadline, a shortlist of the most promising applications will be made, which will then be assessed.

When the committee has finished its review procedure, each applicant will receive an assessment of his or her application. We welcome both national and international applications with respect to the fact that Design for Play is rooted in a Danish/Scandinavian context of design and play. Design School Kolding wishes to reflect its surrounding community and encourages anyone to apply for the position, irrespective of personal background. 

The application deadline is August 1st 2019, and the assessment will happen shortly thereafter.   

The position is to be filled by November 1st 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter.  

For further information, please contact secretary of research and development Christina Stind Rosendahl, phone +45 91 33 30 04 or mail: csr@dskd.dk or Professor Helle Marie Skovbjerg at skovbjerg@dskd.dk   

Also, please read the Design School Kolding Research Strategy: https://www.designskolenkolding.dk/sites/default/files/download/research-plan_layout_final_1.pdf or pay a visit to the school website: www.designskolenkolding.dk    

  


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330036982Phoenix-6aa453c212019-06-04T00:00:00PhD in Design for Play and (non) gendered toys at Design School Kolding

Design School Kolding is looking for a PhD student with a special interest in play experience to contribute in building up an innovative knowledge environment in the field of Design for Play.   

Design for Play 

Design for Play is a Scandinavian hub for play and design that demonstrates how research into play can achieve a practical impact. The founding partners are Design School Kolding, LEGO Foundation, the LEGO Group and a number of other stakeholders. The initiative will produce specific solutions and encourage a more comprehensive dialogue about exploring and recognizing the potential of play. With an applied research approach, Design for Play is closely related to practice and will include a strong element of making, engaging and co-creating with users. The purpose is to learn from and inspire children to grow up as creative designers of their own life and the world around them. The associated master degree with an area of specialization in Design for Play will educate highly specialized play designers with a unique benefit to all companies and public institutions working with play. The programme affiliates some of the world’s best designers, researchers and knowledge partners in the field.  

PhD in Design for Play and (non) gendered toys 

We hereby invite proposals for PhD projects focusing on Design for (non) gendered toys   

We expect this PhD project to explore and study how we design (non) gendered toys among children. Therefore, we ask the candidates to address some of the following challenges and relate them to the overall focus for the Design for Play initiative:   

  • Explore how playing with toys for children can be understood  
  • Examine how a (non) gendered perspective can be understood in designing toys 
  • How can we design for (non) gendered toys? 
  • Use qualitative approaches with emphasis on long-term field studies in combination with interventions.  
  • Use design exploration as part of the project´s research design 

About us 

Design School Kolding is an independent institution under the auspices of the Ministry of Higher Education and Science. We offer high quality BA, MA and PhD Degree Programs with teaching based on innovative practice and research in close collaboration with the business community. We also offer postgraduate courses and consultancy services. Our BA program comprises four study programs, Communication Design, Industrial Design, Fashion & Textile Design, and Accessory Design, including interdisciplinary courses within methods, aesthetics, design history, the history of science as well as form studies. Our MA program is an international, cross-disciplinary program that supports and challenges the above-mentioned design fields and allows students to specialize in one of three areas: Design for Play, Design for Planet and Design for People to which we also dedicate our research and development activities.

Design School Kolding has approximately 85 fulltime employees. The school offers a dynamic work environment with dedicated colleagues from many different backgrounds. The atmosphere enriches daily work and brings life to the old factory building, which is constantly changing to suit the school’s needs. With the three overall strategic areas of social design, sustainability and design, and design for Play, Design School Kolding is dedicated to improving the world through design. This also means that Design School Kolding has a strong focus on creating an education that is relevant and aimed towards future employability. Another way of strengthening the education is by having research aimed towards the four directions of the programs, as well as towards the strategic areas. The research thus supports and develops the teaching while ensuring that there is cross-pollination between research and teaching with the researchers often using the student projects as data for their research. We offer a dynamic, internationally oriented education and research environment with close collaborations with external actors and research environments.  

The Facts 

The position is a full-time position and salary is according to the current collective agreement that regulates the Danish labor market. For the application to be considered, all three points listed below must be addressed with all mentioned materials enclosed:  

  • Project description of 4-6 pages. The project description should contain a letter of motivation, an account of the empirical knowledge/data which the applicant expects to use, a thesis statement, a theoretical base, methodical aspects and a brief overview of existing knowledge, and finally a preliminary research plan. 
  • CV of maximum 1 page. 
  • Diploma or alternatively a complete transcript of records (for BA and MA degrees). 

In order to be considered for the position, the applicant must have, as a minimum, a two-year MA degree or have earned 120 ECTS points achieving a similar degree prior to the date of appointment.  

The applicant must further have:  

  • MA degree in design, anthropology, pedagogy or other related areas 
  • Outstanding oral and written English communication skills 
  • You are social as a person and eager to communicate with others 
  • Familiar with quantitative and qualitative methods 
  • Familiar with designing and facilitating creative processes 
  • Familiar with play 

The application and materials must be in English. 

After the application deadline, a shortlist of the most promising applications will be made, which will then be assessed.

When the committee has finished its review procedure, each applicant will receive an assessment of his or her application. We welcome both national and international applications with respect to the fact that Design for Play is rooted in a Danish/Scandinavian context of design and play. Design School Kolding wishes to reflect its surrounding community and encourages anyone to apply for the position, irrespective of personal background. 

The application deadline is August 1st 2019, and the assessment will happen shortly thereafter.   

The position is to be filled by November 1st 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter.  

For further information, please contact secretary of research and development Christina Stind Rosendahl, phone +45 91 33 30 04 or mail: csr@dskd.dk or Professor Helle Marie Skovbjerg at skovbjerg@dskd.dk   

Also, please read the Design School Kolding Research Strategy: https://www.designskolenkolding.dk/sites/default/files/download/research-plan_layout_final_1.pdf or pay a visit to the school website: www.designskolenkolding.dk    

  

Design School Kolding is looking for a PhD student with a special interest in play experience to contribute in building up an innovative knowledge environment in the field of Design for Play. Design for Play Design for Play is a Scandinavian hub for play and design that demonstrates how research into play can achieve a practical impact. The founding partners are Design School Kolding, LEGO Foundation, the LEGO Group and a number of other stakeholders. The initiative will produce specific solutions and encourage a more comprehensive dialogue about exploring and recognizing the potential of play. With an applied research approach, Design for Play is closely related to practice and will include a strong element of making, engaging and co-creating with users. The purpose is to learn from and inspire children to grow up as creative designers of their own life and the world around them. The associated master degree with an area of specialization in Design for Play will educate highly specialized play designers with a unique benefit to all companies and public institutions working with play. The programme affiliates some of the world s best designers, researchers and knowledge partners in the field. PhD in Design for Play and (non) gendered toys We hereby invite proposals for PhD projects focusing on Design for (non) gendered toys We expect this PhD project to explore and study how we design (non) gendered toys among children. Therefore, we ask the candidates to address some of the following challenges and relate them to the overall focus for the Design for Play initiative: Explore how playing with toys for children can be understood Examine how a (non) gendered perspective can be understood in designing toys How can we design for (non) gendered toys? Use qualitative approaches with emphasis on long-term field studies in combination with interventions. Use design exploration as part of the project´s research design About us Design School Kolding is an independent institution under the auspices of the Ministry of Higher Education and Science. We offer high quality BA, MA and PhD Degree Programs with teaching based on innovative practice and research in close collaboration with the business community. We also offer postgraduate courses and consultancy services. Our BA program comprises four study programs, Communication Design, Industrial Design, Fashion Textile Design, and Accessory Design, including interdisciplinary courses within methods, aesthetics, design history, the history of science as well as form studies. Our MA program is an international, cross-disciplinary program that supports and challenges the above-mentioned design fields and allows students to specialize in one of three areas: Design for Play, Design for Planet and Design for People to which we also dedicate our research and development activities. Design School Kolding has approximately 85 fulltime employees. The school offers a dynamic work environment with dedicated colleagues from many different backgrounds. The atmosphere enriches daily work and brings life to the old factory building, which is constantly changing to suit the school s needs. With the three overall strategic areas of social design, sustainability and design, and design for Play, Design School Kolding is dedicated to improving the world through design. This also means that Design School Kolding has a strong focus on creating an education that is relevant and aimed towards future employability. Another way of strengthening the education is by having research aimed towards the four directions of the programs, as well as towards the strategic areas. The research thus supports and develops the teaching while ensuring that there is cross-pollination between research and teaching with the researchers often using the student projects as data for their research. We offer a dynamic, internationally oriented education and research environment with close collaborations with external actors and research environments. The Facts The position is a full-time position and salary is according to the current collective agreement that regulates the Danish labor market. For the application to be considered, all three points listed below must be addressed with all mentioned materials enclosed: Project description of 4-6 pages. The project description should contain a letter of motivation, an account of the empirical knowledge data which the applicant expects to use, a thesis statement, a theoretical base, methodical aspects and a brief overview of existing knowledge, and finally a preliminary research plan. CV of maximum 1 page. Diploma or alternatively a complete transcript of records (for BA and MA degrees). In order to be considered for the position, the applicant must have, as a minimum, a two-year MA degree or have earned 120 ECTS points achieving a similar degree prior to the date of appointment. The applicant must further have: MA degree in design, anthropology, pedagogy or other related areas Outstanding oral and written English communication skills You are social as a person and eager to communicate with others Familiar with quantitative and qualitative methods Familiar with designing and facilitating creative processes Familiar with play The application and materials must be in English. After the application deadline, a shortlist of the most promising applications will be made, which will then be assessed. When the committee has finished its review procedure, each applicant will receive an assessment of his or her application. We welcome both national and international applications with respect to the fact that Design for Play is rooted in a Danish Scandinavian context of design and play. Design School Kolding wishes to reflect its surrounding community and encourages anyone to apply for the position, irrespective of personal background. The application deadline is August 1st 2019, and the assessment will happen shortly thereafter. The position is to be filled by November 1st 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter. For further information, please contact secretary of research and development Christina Stind Rosendahl, phone 45 91 33 30 04 or mail: csr@dskd.dk or Professor Helle Marie Skovbjerg at skovbjerg@dskd.dk Also, please read the Design School Kolding Research Strategy: https: www.designskolenkolding.dk sites default files download research-plan_layout_final_1.pdf or pay a visit to the school website: www.designskolenkolding.dk11jobnet6aa453c2100000000000aDK_OFIR_02DKDanmark228DKK2019-07-29T00:00:000000https://candidate.hr-manager.net/ApplicationInit.aspx?cid=5001&ProjectId=119070&DepartmentId=7546&MediaId=50EuropaDanmarkJyllandSyd- og SønderjyllandKolding3540906DESIGNSKOLEN KOLDING11Ågade 106000KoldingDKDanmark0DKDanmarkDKDanmark8Fuldtid46Permanent772321JobNet4999394499939410004-06-20190https://dispatcher.ofir.dk/statistic/register?context=FeedEntrySearchedCount&feedId=dc2beb84&entryId=6aa453c2https://dispatcher.ofir.dk/statistic/register?context=FeedEntryDisplayCount&feedId=dc2beb84&entryId=6aa453c2https://dispatcher.ofir.dk/statistic/register?context=JobApplicationInitiatedCount&feedId=dc2beb84&entryId=6aa453c2&page=ShowJob&component=SendApplicationButtonhttps://dispatcher.ofir.dk/statistic/register?context=JobApplicationAppliedCount&feedId=dc2beb84&entryId=6aa453c2&page=EmailApplyForm&component=SendApplicationButton1Dansk3Læse/ tale231006Professor13Forskning og udvikling362010900noreply@ofir.comDKDanmarkDKDanmark330058837PhD in Design for Play and (non) gendered toys at Design School KoldingRobot PhD in Design for Play and (non) gendered toys at Design School Kolding Design School Kolding is looking for a PhD student with a special interest in play experience to contribute in building up an innovative knowledge environment in the field of Design for Play. Design for Play Design for Play is a Scandinavian hub for play and design that demonstrates how research into play can achieve a practical impact. The founding partners are Design School Kolding, LEGO Foundation, the LEGO Group and a number of other stakeholders. The initiative will produce specific solutions and encourage a more comprehensive dialogue about exploring and recognizing the potential of play. With an applied research approach, Design for Play is closely related to practice and will include a strong element of making, engaging and co-creating with users. The purpose is to learn from and inspire children to grow up as creative designers of their own life and the world around them. The associated master degree with an area of specialization in Design for Play will educate highly specialized play designers with a unique benefit to all companies and public institutions working with play. The programme affiliates some of the world s best designers, researchers and knowledge partners in the field. PhD in Design for Play and (non) gendered toys We hereby invite proposals for PhD projects focusing on Design for (non) gendered toys We expect this PhD project to explore and study how we design (non) gendered toys among children. Therefore, we ask the candidates to address some of the following challenges and relate them to the overall focus for the Design for Play initiative: Explore how playing with toys for children can be understood Examine how a (non) gendered perspective can be understood in designing toys How can we design for (non) gendered toys? Use qualitative approaches with emphasis on long-term field studies in combination with interventions. Use design exploration as part of the project´s research design About us Design School Kolding is an independent institution under the auspices of the Ministry of Higher Education and Science. We offer high quality BA, MA and PhD Degree Programs with teaching based on innovative practice and research in close collaboration with the business community. We also offer postgraduate courses and consultancy services. Our BA program comprises four study programs, Communication Design, Industrial Design, Fashion Textile Design, and Accessory Design, including interdisciplinary courses within methods, aesthetics, design history, the history of science as well as form studies. Our MA program is an international, cross-disciplinary program that supports and challenges the above-mentioned design fields and allows students to specialize in one of three areas: Design for Play, Design for Planet and Design for People to which we also dedicate our research and development activities. Design School Kolding has approximately 85 fulltime employees. The school offers a dynamic work environment with dedicated colleagues from many different backgrounds. The atmosphere enriches daily work and brings life to the old factory building, which is constantly changing to suit the school s needs. With the three overall strategic areas of social design, sustainability and design, and design for Play, Design School Kolding is dedicated to improving the world through design. This also means that Design School Kolding has a strong focus on creating an education that is relevant and aimed towards future employability. Another way of strengthening the education is by having research aimed towards the four directions of the programs, as well as towards the strategic areas. The research thus supports and develops the teaching while ensuring that there is cross-pollination between research and teaching with the researchers often using the student projects as data for their research. We offer a dynamic, internationally oriented education and research environment with close collaborations with external actors and research environments. The Facts The position is a full-time position and salary is according to the current collective agreement that regulates the Danish labor market. For the application to be considered, all three points listed below must be addressed with all mentioned materials enclosed: Project description of 4-6 pages. The project description should contain a letter of motivation, an account of the empirical knowledge data which the applicant expects to use, a thesis statement, a theoretical base, methodical aspects and a brief overview of existing knowledge, and finally a preliminary research plan. CV of maximum 1 page. Diploma or alternatively a complete transcript of records (for BA and MA degrees). In order to be considered for the position, the applicant must have, as a minimum, a two-year MA degree or have earned 120 ECTS points achieving a similar degree prior to the date of appointment. The applicant must further have: MA degree in design, anthropology, pedagogy or other related areas Outstanding oral and written English communication skills You are social as a person and eager to communicate with others Familiar with quantitative and qualitative methods Familiar with designing and facilitating creative processes Familiar with play The application and materials must be in English. After the application deadline, a shortlist of the most promising applications will be made, which will then be assessed. When the committee has finished its review procedure, each applicant will receive an assessment of his or her application. We welcome both national and international applications with respect to the fact that Design for Play is rooted in a Danish Scandinavian context of design and play. Design School Kolding wishes to reflect its surrounding community and encourages anyone to apply for the position, irrespective of personal background. The application deadline is August 1st 2019, and the assessment will happen shortly thereafter. The position is to be filled by November 1st 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter. For further information, please contact secretary of research and development Christina Stind Rosendahl, phone 45 91 33 30 04 or mail: csr@dskd.dk or Professor Helle Marie Skovbjerg at skovbjerg@dskd.dk Also, please read the Design School Kolding Research Strategy: https: www.designskolenkolding.dk sites default files download research-plan_layout_final_1.pdf or pay a visit to the school website: www.designskolenkolding.dk
PhD in Design for Play and (non) gendered toys at Design School Kolding

Design School Kolding is looking for a PhD student with a special interest in play experience to contribute in building up an innovative knowledge environment in the field of Design for Play.

Design for Play
Design for Play is a Scandinavian hub for play and design that demonstrates how research into play can achieve a practical impact. The founding partners are Design School Kolding, LEGO Foundation, the LEGO Group and a number of other stakeholders. The initiative will produce specific solutions and encourage a more comprehensive dialogue about exploring and recognizing the potential of play. With an applied research approach, Design for Play is closely related to practice and will include a strong element of making, engaging and co-creating with users. The purpose is to learn from and inspire children to grow up as creative designers of their own life and the world around them. The associated master degree with an area of specialization in Design for Play will educate highly specialized play designers with a unique benefit to all companies and public institutions working with play. The programme affiliates some of the world’s best designers, researchers and knowledge partners in the field.

PhD in Design for Play and (non) gendered toys
We hereby invite proposals for PhD projects focusing on Design for (non) gendered toys

We expect this PhD project to explore and study how we design (non) gendered toys among children. Therefore, we ask the candidates to address some of the following challenges and relate them to the overall focus for the Design for Play initiative:

  • Explore how playing with toys for children can be understood
  • Examine how a (non) gendered perspective can be understood in designing toys
  • How can we design for (non) gendered toys?
  • Use qualitative approaches with emphasis on long-term field studies in combination with interventions.
  • Use design exploration as part of the project´s research design

About us
Design School Kolding is an independent institution under the auspices of the Ministry of Higher Education and Science. We offer high quality BA, MA and PhD Degree Programs with teaching based on innovative practice and research in close collaboration with the business community. We also offer postgraduate courses and consultancy services. Our BA program comprises four study programs, Communication Design, Industrial Design, Fashion & Textile Design, and Accessory Design, including interdisciplinary courses within methods, aesthetics, design history, the history of science as well as form studies. Our MA program is an international, cross-disciplinary program that supports and challenges the above-mentioned design fields and allows students to specialize in one of three areas: Design for Play, Design for Planet and Design for People to which we also dedicate our research and development activities.
Design School Kolding has approximately 85 fulltime employees. The school offers a dynamic work environment with dedicated colleagues from many different backgrounds. The atmosphere enriches daily work and brings life to the old factory building, which is constantly changing to suit the school’s needs. With the three overall strategic areas of social design, sustainability and design, and design for Play, Design School Kolding is dedicated to improving the world through design. This also means that Design School Kolding has a strong focus on creating an education that is relevant and aimed towards future employability. Another way of strengthening the education is by having research aimed towards the four directions of the programs, as well as towards the strategic areas. The research thus supports and develops the teaching while ensuring that there is cross-pollination between research and teaching with the researchers often using the student projects as data for their research. We offer a dynamic, internationally oriented education and research environment with close collaborations with external actors and research environments.

The Facts
The position is a full-time position and salary is according to the current collective agreement that regulates the Danish labor market. For the application to be considered, all three points listed below must be addressed with all mentioned materials enclosed:

  • Project description of 4-6 pages. The project description should contain a letter of motivation, an account of the empirical knowledge/data which the applicant expects to use, a thesis statement, a theoretical base, methodical aspects and a brief overview of existing knowledge, and finally a preliminary research plan.
  • CV of maximum 1 page.
  • Diploma or alternatively a complete transcript of records (for BA and MA degrees).

In order to be considered for the position, the applicant must have, as a minimum, a two-year MA degree or have earned 120 ECTS points achieving a similar degree prior to the date of appointment.

The applicant must further have:

  • MA degree in design, anthropology, pedagogy or other related areas
  • Outstanding oral and written English communication skills
  • You are social as a person and eager to communicate with others
  • Familiar with quantitative and qualitative methods
  • Familiar with designing and facilitating creative processes
  • Familiar with play

The application and materials must be in English.
After the application deadline, a shortlist of the most promising applications will be made, which will then be assessed. When the committee has finished its review procedure,
each applicant will receive an assessment of his or her application. We welcome both national and international applications with respect to the fact that Design for Play is rooted in a Danish/Scandinavian context of design and play. Design School Kolding wishes to reflect its surrounding community and encourages anyone to apply for the position, irrespective of personal background.
The application deadline is August 1st 2019, and the assessment will happen shortly thereafter.

The position is to be filled by November 1st 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter.

For further information, please contact secretary of research and development Christina Stind Rosendahl, phone +45 91 33 30 04 or mail: csr@dskd.dk or Professor Helle Marie Skovbjerg at skovbjerg@dskd.dk


Also, please read the Design School Kolding Research Strategy:
https://www.designskolenkolding.dk/sites/default/files/download/research-plan_layout_final_1.pdf or pay a visit to the school website: www.designskolenkolding.dk




Designskolen KoldingKolding2019-07-12T00:00:002019-08-01T00:00:00
330062465Associate Professor in Organizational CommunicationRobot The Department of Design and Communication, SDU Kolding invites applications for an associate professorship in Organizational Communication and English. The position is available from February 1st 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter. Applicants must demonstrate original and independent contributions to organizational communication research on an international level, and they should describe the research they aim to pursue. Applicants should relate their research to one or more of these four specializations: • Organizational and corporate communication • Narrative theory • Branding theory • Intercultural communication Please read more about the position at our website https: www.sdu.dk da service ledige_stillinger 1052773

The Department of Design and Communication, SDU Kolding invites applications for an associate professorship in Organizational Communication and English. The position is available from February 1st 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Applicants must demonstrate original and independent contributions to organizational communication research on an international level, and they should describe the research they aim to pursue. Applicants should relate their research to one or more of these four specializations:
• Organizational and corporate communication
• Narrative theory
• Branding theory
• Intercultural communication

Please read more about the position at our website 

https://www.sdu.dk/da/service/ledige_stillinger/1052773

 

Syddansk Universitet, KoldingKolding2019-07-22T00:00:002019-09-16T00:00:00
330059668Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Consumer BehaviorRobot The University of Southern Denmark in Esbjerg invites applications for a 6-year tenure-track assistant professorship position at the Department of Sociology, Environmental and Business Economics (SEBE) in the field of consumer behavior. The starting date of the position is January 1st, 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter. SEBE is part of the Faculty of Business and Social Science and located on Campus Esbjerg. The Department employs approx. 45 people. Research in the Department is organized in three research groups, and the announced position will be part of the Research Group Markets, Organization, and Behavior . The research focus of the RG Markets, Organization, and Behavior (see the complete profile of the group here) is on consumer and business behavior based on theories from social sciences (incl. microeconomics). The research approach of this research group is based on theoretically founded empirical analyses of the economic behavior of individuals, groups (e.g. households), or business enterprises. The research group has a particular interest in some specific markets and industries and their specific characteristics. These include, inter alia, energy, sports, media, event, tourism, and retailing markets (e.g., FMCGs and services). The group further participates actively in the research involved in the University s Energy Management Center and Center for Rural Research. The Department provides teaching for degrees in General Business Administration and Economics (B.Sc.), Marketing, Social Media, and Digitalization (M.Sc.), Sports and Event Management (B.Sc. and M.Sc.), Environmental and Resource Management (M.Sc.), Sociology and Cultural Analysis (B.Sc and M.Sc.), and Diploma and MBA programmes in Business Administration and Economics. The Department provides modern facilities and resources for research and teaching, as well as resources for research assistants and for travel and conference participation. Job Qualifications Candidates should hold a PhD in Business Economics, Business Administration, Marketing, Economics, or any related field. We seek applicants with a distinctively strong research potential, which shows prospects for future research contributions on a high internationally competitive level during the tenure-track period. The successful applicant should demonstrate empirical research interests in the analysis of consumer behavior as well as a strong potential to conduct quantitative analyses of consumer behavior which are able to challenge academic frontiers. Therefore, experiences in applying state-of-the-art research methods (e.g., experiments) and quantitative analysis tools (e.g., panel data analysis) will be beneficial. Additionally, the successful applicant shows the ability to work in a collaborative environment with a focus on consumer behavior and has preferably conducted research with respect to one or more of the aforementioned industries markets. The preferred applicants future research activities are expected to complement the group s research profile and to be published in the most relevant high-quality international journals already within the tenure-track period. Potential focus areas of the applicant s research activities could be (non-ordered, non-exclusive list): Consumer behavior and marketing. Behavioral economics, industrial economics, micro-econometrics. Sports and event marketing management economics. Social and digital media marketing management. The successful applicant is expected to play an active role in the Research Group Markets, Organization, and Behavior and to be able to work collaboratively with colleagues in this and other research groups at the Department. She he will enjoy the benefits of working in an inspiring and open research environment. The teaching of the research group covers courses in business administration and economics including methodological courses on undergraduate as well as graduate level. The teaching load is approximately equivalent to 4-5 hours per semester week. M.Sc. programmes are taught in English. Further information can be obtained from Head of Research Group, Professor MSO Arne Feddersen, phone 45 65501597, e-mail af@sam.sdu.dk. The Danish tenure track employment The Danish tenure-track employment is a focused assistant professorship with a guaranteed assessment for a position as an associate professor, not limited in time, within the tenure-track assistant professor s field of study. The tenure-track assistant professor will be assigned a mentor upon employment. The head of department will further host annual performance- and development reviews to ensure the progress of the assistant professor s development towards meeting the qualifications of an associate professorship. A formal midterm evaluation will be conducted by a committee consisting of the head of the department and two external researchers with relevant qualifications, with the purpose of ensuring the focus of the assistant professor s activities, as well as to create the basis for the planning of the remaining period. The transition from assistant professor to associate professor Within the 6th year of employment, the tenure-track assistant professor is expected to transition into an associate professor position, following a positive assessment conducted by a formally approved assessment committee, consisting of a chairman appointed by the University of Southern Denmark and two external committee members approved by the dean, the academic council and the tenure-track committee of the university. The assessment committee evaluates the tenure-track assistant professor based on the scholarly qualification guidelines of the department. The Faculty of Business and Social Science at SDU expects the successful tenure-track assistant professor to have performed, progressed and achieved an acceptable record across the six scholarly dimensions research, teaching, knowledge exchange, fundraising for research, community building and academic administration. These assessment criteria will also reflect, that a positive evaluation alone guarantees a position as associate professor, and the evaluation measures are therefore tightened compared to the scholarly qualification guidelines of the department in the transition assessment. The faculty believes in fostering a stimulating and inspiring environment for both faculty members and students. The department s ambition is therefore to recruit, develop, and retain talented scholars committed to both academic excellence and departmental development. Furthermore, the department wishes our staff to reflect the diversity of society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background. The Recruitment Process Appointment to the position requires a PhD or equivalent and 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 An elaborated research plan (max 3 pages) for the next 4 years that describes: the potential to advance the field (both empirically and theoretically) relationships to the aim and goals of the relevant research area planned national and international collaborations to support the research plan. the plans for obtaining external funding to support the research plan. Certificates Diplomas (Master and PhD degree) Complete list of publications, indicating which publications are most relevant for the position. Up to 3 of the most relevant publications. Please upload a pdf for each publication. NOTE: If publications have been co-authored, co-author statements must be a part of this pdf and must include information as shown this example. The statement is just for your inspiration. Please attach the PhD dissertation as a publication, if such exist. Applicants applying for an assistant 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 guide for teaching portfolio may be found here. All non-Danish documents must be translated into English. Applications that are incomplete with regards to the above requirements may be rejected without any substantive evaluation. Assessment of applications will be done under existing Appointment Order for universities. Applications will be assessed by an academic assessment committee that determines whether applicants are qualified to be an assistant professor. The assessment committee will base its evaluation on the current qualification guidelines of the Department (see here). The committee may request additional information, and if so, it is the responsibility of the applicant to provide the necessary material. The committee reserves the right to arrive at a decision solely based on the material submitted. Successful applicants to tenure-track assistant professor positions must be scholars with an internationally competitive research profile, whose potential is at the forefront of their discipline. The applicants for tenure-track assistant professorships, are assessed based on the criteria of the scholarly guidelines and the applicant s potential to reach an international level of scholarly excellence during the tenure-track period. The candidate will only be promoted to associate professor when the assessment committee confirms that the candidate has scholarly merits at a level of international excellence beyond what can normally be expected for qualification at the level of associate professor, with reference to the scholarly qualification policy of the research group in which the position is announced. Indicators of relevant scholarly merits could be documented through scholarly output independent of the PhD supervisor, ground-breaking publications, achievement of excellence grants, and international research network. Shortlisting may be used in the assessment process. 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 Department who will assemble an appointments committee. The appointments committee will manage and complete a series of job interviews with especially promising applicants. On the basis of the applications, the written assessments, the job interviews, and a deliberation within the appointments committee, the Head of Department determines which candidate(s) will be offered the position. Applications must be submitted electronically no later than August 31st, 2019. Uploaded files must be in Adobe PDF (unlocked) or Word format. Read the guideline for the applicants Each field can only contain a single file of max. 10 Mb.The University of Southern Denmark in Esbjerg invites applications for a 6-year tenure-track assistant professorship position at the Department of Sociology, Environmental and Business Economics (SEBE) in the field of consumer behavior. The starting date of the position is January 1st, 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter.

SEBE is part of the Faculty of Business and Social Science and located on Campus Esbjerg. The Department employs approx. 45 people. Research in the Department is organized in three research groups, and the announced position will be part of the Research Group "Markets, Organization, and Behavior".

The research focus of the RG "Markets, Organization, and Behavior" (see the complete profile of the group here) is on consumer and business behavior based on theories from social sciences (incl. microeconomics). The research approach of this research group is based on theoretically founded empirical analyses of the economic behavior of individuals, groups (e.g. households), or business enterprises. The research group has a particular interest in some specific markets and industries and their specific characteristics. These include, inter alia, energy, sports, media, event, tourism, and retailing markets (e.g., FMCGs and services). The group further participates actively in the research involved in the University's Energy Management Center and Center for Rural Research.

The Department provides teaching for degrees in General Business Administration and Economics (B.Sc.), Marketing, Social Media, and Digitalization (M.Sc.), Sports and Event Management (B.Sc. and M.Sc.), Environmental and Resource Management (M.Sc.), Sociology and Cultural Analysis (B.Sc and M.Sc.), and Diploma and MBA programmes in Business Administration and Economics.

The Department provides modern facilities and resources for research and teaching, as well as resources for research assistants and for travel and conference participation.

Job Qualifications

Candidates should hold a PhD in Business Economics, Business Administration, Marketing, Economics, or any related field. We seek applicants with a distinctively strong research potential, which shows prospects for future research contributions on a high internationally competitive level during the tenure-track period. The successful applicant should demonstrate empirical research interests in the analysis of consumer behavior as well as a strong potential to conduct quantitative analyses of consumer behavior which are able to challenge academic frontiers. Therefore, experiences in applying state-of-the-art research methods (e.g., experiments) and quantitative analysis tools (e.g., panel data analysis) will be beneficial. Additionally, the successful applicant shows the ability to work in a collaborative environment with a focus on consumer behavior and has preferably conducted research with respect to one or more of the aforementioned industries/markets. The preferred applicants’ future research activities are expected to complement the group's research profile and to be published in the most relevant high-quality international journals already within the tenure-track period.

Potential focus areas of the applicant's research activities could be (non-ordered, non-exclusive list):
  • Consumer behavior and marketing.
  • Behavioral economics, industrial economics, micro-econometrics.
  • Sports and event marketing/management/economics.
  • Social and digital media marketing/management.
The successful applicant is expected to play an active role in the Research Group "Markets, Organization, and Behavior" and to be able to work collaboratively with colleagues in this and other research groups at the Department. She/he will enjoy the benefits of working in an inspiring and open research environment.

The teaching of the research group covers courses in business administration and economics including methodological courses on undergraduate as well as graduate level. The teaching load is approximately equivalent to 4-5 hours per semester week. M.Sc. programmes are taught in English.

Further information can be obtained from Head of Research Group, Professor MSO Arne Feddersen, phone +45 65501597, e-mail af@sam.sdu.dk.

The Danish tenure track employment

The Danish tenure-track employment is a focused assistant professorship with a guaranteed assessment for a position as an associate professor, not limited in time, within the tenure-track assistant professor's field of study.

The tenure-track assistant professor will be assigned a mentor upon employment. The head of department will further host annual performance- and development reviews to ensure the progress of the assistant professor's development towards meeting the qualifications of an associate professorship. A formal midterm evaluation will be conducted by a committee consisting of the head of the department and two external researchers with relevant qualifications, with the purpose of ensuring the focus of the assistant professor's activities, as well as to create the basis for the planning of the remaining period.

The transition from assistant professor to associate professor

Within the 6th year of employment, the tenure-track assistant professor is expected to transition into an associate professor position, following a positive assessment conducted by a formally approved assessment committee, consisting of a chairman appointed by the University of Southern Denmark and two external committee members approved by the dean, the academic council and the tenure-track committee of the university.

The assessment committee evaluates the tenure-track assistant professor based on the scholarly qualification guidelines of the department. The Faculty of Business and Social Science at SDU expects the successful tenure-track assistant professor to have performed, progressed and achieved an acceptable record across the six scholarly dimensions; research, teaching, knowledge exchange, fundraising for research, community building and academic administration. These assessment criteria will also reflect, that a positive evaluation alone guarantees a position as associate professor, and the evaluation measures are therefore tightened compared to the scholarly qualification guidelines of the department in the transition assessment.

The faculty believes in fostering a stimulating and inspiring environment for both faculty members and students. The department's ambition is therefore to recruit, develop, and retain talented scholars committed to both academic excellence and departmental development. Furthermore, the department wishes our staff to reflect the diversity of society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.

The Recruitment Process

Appointment to the position requires a PhD or equivalent and 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
  • An elaborated research plan (max 3 pages) for the next 4 years that describes:
    • the potential to advance the field (both empirically and theoretically)
    • relationships to the aim and goals of the relevant research area
    • planned national and international collaborations to support the research plan.
    • the plans for obtaining external funding to support the research plan.
  • Certificates/Diplomas (Master and PhD degree)
  • Complete list of publications, indicating which publications are most relevant for the position.
  • Up to 3 of the most relevant publications. Please upload a pdf for each publication. NOTE: If publications have been co-authored, co-author statements must be a part of this pdf and must include information as shown this example. The statement is just for your inspiration.
  • Please attach the PhD dissertation as a publication, if such exist.
  • Applicants applying for an assistant 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 guide for teaching portfolio may be found here.

All non-Danish documents must be translated into English.

Applications that are incomplete with regards to the above requirements may be rejected without any substantive evaluation.

Assessment of applications will be done under existing Appointment Order for universities. Applications will be assessed by an academic assessment committee that determines whether applicants are qualified to be an assistant professor. The assessment committee will base its evaluation on the current qualification guidelines of the Department (see here). The committee may request additional information, and if so, it is the responsibility of the applicant to provide the necessary material. The committee reserves the right to arrive at a decision solely based on the material submitted.

Successful applicants to tenure-track assistant professor positions must be scholars with an internationally competitive research profile, whose potential is at the forefront of their discipline. The applicants for tenure-track assistant professorships, are assessed based on the criteria of the scholarly guidelines and the applicant's potential to reach an international level of scholarly excellence during the tenure-track period. The candidate will only be promoted to associate professor when the assessment committee confirms that the candidate has scholarly merits at a level of international excellence beyond what can normally be expected for qualification at the level of associate professor, with reference to the scholarly qualification policy of the research group in which the position is announced.

Indicators of relevant scholarly merits could be documented through scholarly output independent of the PhD supervisor, ground-breaking publications, achievement of excellence grants, and international research network.

Shortlisting may be used in the assessment process.

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 Department who will assemble an appointments committee. The appointments committee will manage and complete a series of job interviews with especially promising applicants. On the basis of the applications, the written assessments, the job interviews, and a deliberation within the appointments committee, the Head of Department determines which candidate(s) will be offered the position.

Applications must be submitted electronically no later than August 31st, 2019.
Uploaded files must be in Adobe PDF (unlocked) or Word format.

Read the guideline for the applicants

Each field can only contain a single file of max. 10 Mb.
Syddansk UniversitetEsbjerg2019-07-15T00:00:002019-08-31T00:00:00
330046500Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Environmental and Resource Economics, Blue Economy focusRobot The University of Southern Denmark in Esbjerg invites applications for a 6-year tenure-track assistant professorship position at the Department of Sociology, Environmental and Business Economics (SEBE) in environmental and resource economics, with a preferred focus on blue (marine and or maritime) economy. The starting date of the position is November 1st, 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter. SEBE https: www.sdu.dk en sebe is part of the Faculty of Social Science and is part of Campus Esbjerg. The Department employs approx. 45 people. Research in the Department is organized in three research groups, and the announced position will be part of the Management and Economics of Resources and the Environment group (MERE). The research of the group covers environmental and natural resource economics (see the profile of the group here.). The focus of the MERE group puts specific emphasis on economic uses of the interlinked biosphere and biophysical systems as well as risk analysis and management. Topics of research within these emphases currently focus on • ecosystem conservation and use • marine resource use and conservation • energy transitions • climate regulation and • intersections of technology, trade and development relating to these issues. While the research group mainly consists of economists, the research is often placed in multidisciplinary academic and international environment. Research and teaching activities should also strengthen societal engagement in solutions to problems of sustainable development. Job Qualifications Candidates should hold a PhD in economics or closely related field. We seek applicants with a strong research potential and the ability to work in a collaborative environment with a focus on environmental and resource economics. The preferred applicants research activity is expected to complement the group s research profile. For this post, we welcome applicants with empirical research interest in blue economy. The group participates actively in the research and teaching involved in the University s Center for Maritime Health and Safety, Energy Management Center, and Center for Rural Research, as well as the Danish Centre for Risk and Safety Management, which is jointly operated with Aalborg University. Research and teaching will be predominant in the position. Other types of assignments may occur to a limited degree. The University determines the distribution of the various assignments. The weighting of the different assignments may vary over time. The successful applicant is expected to play an active role in the MERE research group and to be able to work collaboratively with colleagues in this and other research groups and centers at the Department. She he will enjoy the benefits of working in an inspiring and open research environment. More on the Department The Department provides teaching for degrees in Environmental and Resource Management (M.Sc.), General Business Administration and Economics (B.Sc.), Marketing, Social Media, and Digitalization (M.Sc.), Sports and Event Management (B.Sc. and M.Sc.), Sociology and Cultural Analysis (B.Sc and M.Sc.), and Diploma and MBA programmes in Business Administration and Economics. The Department provides modern facilities for research and teaching, as well as resources for research and teaching, as well as resources for research assistants and for travel and conference participation. The primary language at SDU, both in teaching and in administrative processes is Danish. Within a three-year period, applicants with no current Danish skills must master the language at a level which enables them to read Danish exam papers and administrative documents. Free language courses will be offered. An assigned mentor will provide the tenure-track assistant professor with guidance related to career development, other academic topics and administrative procedures. Further information can be obtained from Head of Research Group, Professor Brooks Kaiser, phone 45 65501590, e-mail baka@sam.sdu.dk. The Danish tenure track employment The Danish tenure-track employment is a focused assistant professorship with a guaranteed assessment for a position as an associate professor, not limited in time, within the tenure-track assistant professor s field of study. The tenure-track assistant professor will be assigned a mentor upon employment. The head of department will further host annual performance- and development reviews to ensure the progress of the assistant professor s development towards meeting the qualifications of an associate professorship. A formal midterm evaluation will be conducted by a committee consisting of the head of the department and two external researchers with relevant qualifications, with the purpose of ensuring the focus of the assistant professor s activities, as well as to create the basis for the planning of the remaining period. The transition from assistant professor to associate professor Within the 6th year of employment, the tenure-track assistant professor is expected to transition into an associate professor position, following a positive assessment conducted by a formally approved assessment committee, consisting of a chairman appointed by the University of Southern Denmark and two external committee members approved by the dean, the academic council and the tenure-track committee of the university. The assessment committee evaluates the tenure-track assistant professor based on the scholarly qualification guidelines of the department. The Faculty of Business and Social Science at SDU expects the successful tenure-track assistant professor to have performed, progressed and achieved an acceptable record across the six scholarly dimensions research, teaching, knowledge exchange, fundraising for research, community building and academic administration. These assessment criteria will also reflect, that a positive evaluation alone guarantees a position as associate professor, and the evaluation measures are therefore tightened compared to the scholarly qualification guidelines of the department in the transition assessment. The faculty believes in fostering a stimulating and inspiring environment for both faculty members and students. The department s ambition is therefore to recruit, develop, and retain talented scholars committed to both academic excellence and departmental development. Furthermore, the department wishes our staff to reflect the diversity of society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background. The Recruitment Process Appointment to the position requires a PhD or equivalent and 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 An elaborated research plan (max 3 pages) for the next 4 years that describes: • the potential to advance the field (both empirically and theoretically) • relationships to the aim and goals of the relevant research area • planned national and international collaborations to support the research plan. • the plans for obtaining external funding to support the research plan. Certificates Diplomas (Master and PhD degree) Complete list of publications, indicating which publications are most relevant for the position. Up to 3 of the most relevant publications. Please upload a pdf for each publication. NOTE: If publications have been co-authored, co-author statements must be a part of this pdf and must include information as shown this example. The statement is just for your inspiration. Please attach the PhD dissertation as a publication, if such exist. Applicants applying for an assistant 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 guide for teaching portfolio may be found here. All non-Danish documents must be translated into English. Applications that are incomplete with regards to the above requirements may be rejected without any substantive evaluation. Assessment of applications will be done under existing Appointment Order for universities. Applications will be assessed by an academic assessment committee that determines whether applicants are qualified to be an assistant professor. The assessment committee will base its evaluation on the current qualification guidelines of the Department (see here). The committee may request additional information, and if so, it is the responsibility of the applicant to provide the necessary material. The committee reserves the right to arrive at a decision solely based on the material submitted. Successful applicants to tenure-track assistant professor positions must be scholars with an internationally competitive research profile, whose potential is at the forefront of their discipline. The applicants for tenure-track assistant professorships, are assessed based on the criteria of the scholarly guidelines and the applicant s potential to reach an international level of scholarly excellence during the tenure-track period. The candidate will only be promoted to associate professor when the assessment committee confirms that the candidate has scholarly merits at a level of international excellence beyond what can normally be expected for qualification at the level of associate professor, with reference to the scholarly qualification policy of the research group in which the position is announced. Indicators of relevant scholarly merits could be documented through scholarly output independent of the PhD supervisor, ground-breaking publications, achievement of excellence grants, and international research network. Shortlisting may be used in the assessment process. 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 Department who will assemble an appointments committee. The appointments committee will manage and complete a series of job interviews with especially promising applicants. On the basis of the applications, the written assessments, the job interviews, and a deliberation within the appointments committee, the Head of Department determines which candidate(s) will be offered the position. Applications must be submitted electronically no later than August 1st, 2019 using the link below. Uploaded files must be in Adobe PDF (unlocked) or Word format. Read the guideline for the applicants Each field can only contain a single file of max. 10 Mb.

The University of Southern Denmark in Esbjerg invites applications for a 6-year tenure-track assistant professorship position at the Department of Sociology, Environmental and Business Economics (SEBE) in environmental and resource economics, with a preferred focus on blue (marine and/or maritime) economy. The starting date of the position is November 1st, 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter.

SEBE https://www.sdu.dk/en/sebe is part of the Faculty of Social Science and is part of Campus Esbjerg. The Department employs approx. 45 people. Research in the Department is organized in three research groups, and the announced position will be part of the Management and Economics of Resources and the Environment group (MERE).

The research of the group covers environmental and natural resource economics (see the profile of the group here.). The focus of the MERE group puts specific emphasis on economic uses of the interlinked biosphere and biophysical systems as well as risk analysis and management. Topics of research within these emphases currently focus on

• ecosystem conservation and use;
• marine resource use and conservation;
• energy transitions;
• climate regulation; and
• intersections of technology, trade and development relating to these issues. 

While the research group mainly consists of economists, the research is often placed in multidisciplinary academic and international environment. Research and teaching activities should also strengthen societal engagement in solutions to problems of sustainable development.


Job Qualifications

Candidates should hold a PhD in economics or closely related field.

We seek applicants with a strong research potential and the ability to work in a collaborative environment with a focus on environmental and resource economics. The preferred applicants’ research activity is expected to complement the group’s research profile. For this post, we welcome applicants with empirical research interest in blue economy.

The group participates actively in the research and teaching involved in the University’s Center for Maritime Health and Safety, Energy Management Center, and Center for Rural Research, as well as the Danish Centre for Risk and Safety Management, which is jointly operated with Aalborg University.

Research and teaching will be predominant in the position. Other types of assignments may occur to a limited degree. The University determines the distribution of the various assignments. The weighting of the different assignments may vary over time.

The successful applicant is expected to play an active role in the MERE research group and to be able to work collaboratively with colleagues in this and other research groups and centers at the Department.

She/he will enjoy the benefits of working in an inspiring and open research environment.


More on the Department

The Department provides teaching for degrees in Environmental and Resource Management (M.Sc.), General Business Administration and Economics (B.Sc.), Marketing, Social Media, and Digitalization (M.Sc.), Sports and Event Management (B.Sc. and M.Sc.), Sociology and Cultural Analysis (B.Sc and M.Sc.), and Diploma and MBA programmes in Business Administration and Economics.

The Department provides modern facilities for research and teaching, as well as resources for research and teaching, as well as resources for research assistants and for travel and conference participation.

The primary language at SDU, both in teaching and in administrative processes is Danish. Within a three-year period, applicants with no current Danish skills must master the language at a level which enables them to read Danish exam papers and administrative documents. Free language courses will be offered.

An assigned mentor will provide the tenure-track assistant professor with guidance related to career development, other academic topics and administrative procedures. 

Further information can be obtained from Head of Research Group, Professor Brooks Kaiser, phone +45 65501590, e-mail baka@sam.sdu.dk.


The Danish tenure track employment

The Danish tenure-track employment is a focused assistant professorship with a guaranteed assessment for a position as an associate professor, not limited in time, within the tenure-track assistant professor’s field of study. 

The tenure-track assistant professor will be assigned a mentor upon employment. The head of department will further host annual performance- and development reviews to ensure the progress of the assistant professor’s development towards meeting the qualifications of an associate professorship. A formal midterm evaluation will be conducted by a committee consisting of the head of the department and two external researchers with relevant qualifications, with the purpose of ensuring the focus of the assistant professor’s activities, as well as to create the basis for the planning of the remaining period.


The transition from assistant professor to associate professor

Within the 6th year of employment, the tenure-track assistant professor is expected to transition into an associate professor position, following a positive assessment conducted by a formally approved assessment committee, consisting of a chairman appointed by the University of Southern Denmark and two external committee members approved by the dean, the academic council and the tenure-track committee of the university.

The assessment committee evaluates the tenure-track assistant professor based on the scholarly qualification guidelines of the department. The Faculty of Business and Social Science at SDU expects the successful tenure-track assistant professor to have performed, progressed and achieved an acceptable record across the six scholarly dimensions; research, teaching, knowledge exchange, fundraising for research, community building and academic administration. These assessment criteria will also reflect, that a positive evaluation alone guarantees a position as associate professor, and the evaluation measures are therefore tightened compared to the scholarly qualification guidelines of the department in the transition assessment.

The faculty believes in fostering a stimulating and inspiring environment for both faculty members and students. The department’s ambition is therefore to recruit, develop, and retain talented scholars committed to both academic excellence and departmental development. Furthermore, the department wishes our staff to reflect the diversity of society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.


The Recruitment Process

Appointment to the position requires a PhD or equivalent and 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
  • An elaborated research plan (max 3 pages) for the next 4 years that describes:
    • the potential to advance the field (both empirically and theoretically)
    • relationships to the aim and goals of the relevant research area
    • planned national and international collaborations to support the research plan.
    • the plans for obtaining external funding to support the research plan.
  • Certificates/Diplomas (Master and PhD degree)
  • Complete list of publications, indicating which publications are most relevant for the position.
  • Up to 3 of the most relevant publications. Please upload a pdf for each publication. NOTE: If publications have been co-authored, co-author statements must be a part of this pdf and must include information as shown this example. The statement is just for your inspiration.
  • Please attach the PhD dissertation as a publication, if such exist.
  • Applicants applying for an assistant 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 guide for teaching portfolio may be found here.


All non-Danish documents must be translated into English.

Applications that are incomplete with regards to the above requirements may be rejected without any substantive evaluation.

Assessment of applications will be done under existing Appointment Order for universities. Applications will be assessed by an academic assessment committee that determines whether applicants are qualified to be an assistant professor. The assessment committee will base its evaluation on the current qualification guidelines of the Department (see here). The committee may request additional information, and if so, it is the responsibility of the applicant to provide the necessary material. The committee reserves the right to arrive at a decision solely based on the material submitted. 

Successful applicants to tenure-track assistant professor positions must be scholars with an internationally competitive research profile, whose potential is at the forefront of their discipline. The applicants for tenure-track assistant professorships, are assessed based on the criteria of the scholarly guidelines and the applicant’s potential to reach an international level of scholarly excellence during the tenure-track period. The candidate will only be promoted to associate professor when the assessment committee confirms that the candidate has scholarly merits at a level of international excellence beyond what can normally be expected for qualification at the level of associate professor, with reference to the scholarly qualification policy of the research group in which the position is announced.

Indicators of relevant scholarly merits could be documented through scholarly output independent of the PhD supervisor, ground-breaking publications, achievement of excellence grants, and international research network.

Shortlisting may be used in the assessment process.

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 Department who will assemble an appointments committee. The appointments committee will manage and complete a series of job interviews with especially promising applicants. On the basis of the applications, the written assessments, the job interviews, and a deliberation within the appointments committee, the Head of Department determines which candidate(s) will be offered the position.

Applications must be submitted electronically no later than August 1st, 2019 using the link below. Uploaded files must be in Adobe PDF (unlocked) or Word format.

Read the guideline for the applicants

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

 

Syddansk UniversitetEsbjerg2019-06-19T00:00:002019-08-01T00:00:00
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