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New position available: Tenure-track Assistant Professorship in History at the Department of Management, Politics and Philosophy at Copenhagen Business School

Copenhagen Business School invites applications for a vacant tenure-track assistant professorship in History at the Department of Management, Politics and Philosophy (MPP).

Closing date for applications is August 20th, 2019.

We seek applicants with excellent qualifications and expertise in business and/or economic history. The Assistant Professor will be affiliated with the Department’s Centre for Business History.

Profile of the position:

The assistant professorship is a non-tenured position of 4-6 years leading to a tenured position as Associate Professor, if the requirements are met. The requirements will be formulated in the context of appointment; the decision regarding tenure is taken between the fourth and the sixth year. In order to fulfill the teaching and research requirements of the position, the applicant chosen is expected to be physically present on a regular basis and actively participate in the teaching and research activities of the Department. The successful applicant is obliged to participate in the assistant professor program at CBS on teaching principles and methods in order to fulfill the pedagogical requirements made at the end of the term of employment as assistant professor.

We particularly welcome applications from candidates who can demonstrate an interest in cultural and interdisciplinary approaches. Examples of research areas that the assistant professor might include (but are not limited to):

Historical entrepreneurship:

  • Narratives and uses of history in organizations and society
  • History of capitalism
  • Financial history
  • Evolution of business, markets, government and society
  • Organizational change and corporate governance developments over time
  • Consumption, marketing and branding in historical perspective
Responsibilities:

  • Teaching and associated examination in existing CBS programs, including Executive Education
  • Individual and group based research meeting high international standards
  • Promoting CBS’s academic reputation
  • Initiating, fundraising and coordinating research projects
  • Promoting the teaching and research capabilities of Copenhagen Business School and other relevant assignments at Copenhagen Business School
  • Contributing to the administrative responsibilities of the department and to CBS-wide tasks
  • Communicating findings to the public in general and to CBS’s stakeholders in particular
  • Research, including responsibility for the academic development of the relevant discipline
  • Responsibility for publishing, scientific communication and research-based teaching
  • Active participation in the regular research activities, such as research seminars, workshops and conferences.

The assistant professor is expected to contribute to the development and application of the research of the department’s research areas and to maintain and strengthen CBS’s international research position.

For more information about the department and about the qualifications required for this position please visit:
https://www.cbs.dk/en/about-cbs/jobs-cbs/vacant-positions/tenure-track-assistant-professorship-in-history-the-department-of-management-politics-and-philosophy

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