Business History Job at CBS

10 06 2019

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

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 MPP

MPP is a disciplinary and multi-disciplinary research department in the humanities and social sciences with a focus on law, management, and organisation across private and public sectors and civil society. It aims to develop its reputation among students, companies, public institutions, and research colleagues as innovative, creative and critical/reflexive. The Department is committed to research-based education and to bring new knowledge into play in society in a constructive, engaged, and valuable manner. A key focus of MPP is to publish its research with highly ranked academic journals and publishers across a broad spectrum of areas, reflecting the Department’s multidisciplinary set-up.

MPP is organised into different research groups: Politics; Business History: Philosophy; Management & Entreprenurship; and Law. Faculty within these groups have research backgrounds in all areas of law, political science, sociology, philosophy, history, anthropology, literature, theology, tourism and leisure management, cultural economics and other areas. What unites Faculty is an overriding concern for the human within its multiple environments: work, nature, economy, civil association, the state, and the corporation. MPP also participates in numerous interdisciplinary cross CBS activities.

Across the department, there is a keen interest in developing new forms of teaching and learning environments in collaboration with CBS faculty, international researchers, students and partner organizations. MPP’s researchers teach in a wide range of CBS programs and covers Bachelor, Master and PhD levels as well as executive programs.

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.

Qualifications

The applicant must hold a PhD or the equivalent. The applicant should be able to present an excellent publication record including articles in internationally renowned journals in the field and/or monographs with a distinguished publishing house. Ability to publish in top international journals will be key criteria of the assessment process together with teaching experience (if applicable) and the evaluation of an indicative proposal for a 6 year period of research. The applicant must have professional proficiency in English (written and spoken).

Copenhagen Business School has a broad commitment to the excellence, distinctiveness and relevance of its teaching and research. Candidates who wish to join us should demonstrate enthusiasm for working in an organisation of this type (highlighting, for example, relevant business, educational and dissemination activities).

Appointment and salary will be in accordance with the Ministry of Finance’s agreement with the Central Academic Organisation.

Details about the department are available at www.cbs.dk/mpp. For further information please contact: Head of Department Mitchell Dean, tel.: +45 3815 4234, e-mail md.mpp@cbs.dk or the Director of Centre for Business History Mads Mordhorst, tel.: +45 3815 3839, e-mail mmo.mpp@cbs.dk.

Application

Application must be sent via the electronic recruitment system, using the link below.

Application must include:

  1. A statement of application
  2. Proof of qualifications and a full CV
  3. Documentation of relevant, significant, original research, including publications in the field’s internationally recognized journals.
  4. Documentation of teaching qualifications or other material for the evaluation of his/her pedagogical level (if applicable)
  5. Information indicating experience in research management and international co-operation (if applicable)
  6. An indicative proposal for a 6 year period of research
  7. A complete, numbered list of publications (indicating titles, co-authors, page numbers and year) with an * marking of the academic productions to be considered during the review. A maximum of 10 publications for review are allowed. Applicants are requested to prioritise their publications in relation to the field of this job advertisement
  8. Copies of the publications marked with an *. Only publications written in English, French, German or one of the Scandinavian languageswill be taken into consideration.
  9. Contact address (email and phone) of three reputable international scholars in the field that would be available for a reference.

Recruitment procedure

The Recruitment Committee will shortlist minimum two applicants; when possible five or more applicants will be shortlisted. The shortlisted applicants will be assessed by the Assessment Committee. All applicants will be notified of their status in the recruitment process shortly after the application deadline.

The applicants selected for assessment will be notified about the composition of the Assessment Committee and later in the process about the result of the assessment.

Once the recruitment process is completed each applicant will be notified of the outcome of their application.

Copenhagen Business School must receive all application material, including all appendices (see items above), by the application deadline.

Appointment and salary will be in accordance with the Ministry of Finance’s agreement with the Central Academic Organisation.

Details about Copenhagen Business School and the department are available at www.cbs.dk.

Closing date: 20 August 2019.

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