Associate Professorship in Business History and Strategy in Department of Innovation and Organizational Economics Copenhagen Business School Denmark

Associate Professorship in Business History and Strategy in Department of Innovation and Organizational Economics


The Department of Innovation and Organizational Economics at the Copenhagen Business School invites applications for a full time faculty position as Associate Professor in Business History and Strategy. The starting date is 1 January 2019, or earlier.  
The Department of Innovation and Organizational Economics (INO) is one of the largest and most productive international research environments within innovation and entrepreneurship. INO is home to research centers such as the Mærsk McKinney-Møller Endowed Chair in Entrepreneurship, the Research Centre on Biotech Business, and the Shipping Economics & Innovation Center. INO hosts the directorship of DRUID and the editorial office of the journal Industry & Innovation.  
INO has a stimulating and very international research culture, and INO faculty has recently published in such core journals as Management Science, Organization Science, Strategic Management Journal, Academy of Management Journal, Information Systems Research, Research Policy, and Journal of Business Venturing.  
Research topics of the Department include open innovation, markets for technology, university-industry interaction, patenting and licensing, high-tech entrepreneurship, behavioral economics in entrepreneurship, founder characteristics, labor mobility, social capital and innovation, and team dynamics. Empirical data ranges from experiments to surveys to register data (including the national Danish employee/employer register).  
The department teaches innovation and entrepreneurship primarily at the MSc level. The department hosts MSc programs in e.g. Management of Innovation and Business Development, Biotech Business Innovation, Innovation in Health Care, as well as a bachelor program in Shipping Economics.  
INO runs a highly successful, cohort-based PhD program in innovation and entrepreneurship.  
The Associate Professorship is a permanent position with research and teaching obligations.  
Responsibilities for associate professors:  
  • Teaching and associated examination in existing CBS programs, including Executive Education   
  • Individual and group based research meeting high international standards   
  • Research meeting high international standards, including responsibility for the academic development of the relevant discipline   
  • Contributing to the development and application of the research of the department’s research areas and to maintain and strengthen CBS’s international research position.  
  • Promoting CBS’ academic reputation   
  • Initiating, fund raising 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, including participating in the public debate.   
  • Responsibility for publishing, scientific communication and research-based teaching   
  • To be physically present on a regular basis and actively participate in the teaching and research activities of the Department, including research seminars, workshops and conferences.   

  • Advanced degree in an appropriate field   
  • Documented teaching qualifications within innovation and/or entrepreneurship. Documented research production at an international level  
  • Documented research production at an international level, including publications in the field’s internationally recognized journals    
  • Professional proficiency in English (written and spoken)  
Candidates should have developed a strong record of publication, preferably including appearances in AJG4 journals.  
Candidates should have a strong record in teaching in the field of innovation and entrepreneurship, including the development of new courses and programs, and teaching different audiences.  
Candidates should be experienced in collaborations with industry, and in fundraising.  
Candidates should share a keen interest in working with department colleagues in both research and teaching, and to promote a vibrant research culture at the department.  
Copenhagen Business School has a broad commitment to the excellence, distinctiveness and relevance of its teaching and research programs. Candidates who wish to join us should demonstrate enthusiasm for working in an organization of this type (highlighting, for example, relevant business, educational and dissemination activities).  
Applications must be sent via the electronic recruitment system, using the link below. Applications must include:  
  1. A letter of motivation.  
  2. Proof of qualifications and a full CV.  
  3. A complete list of publications with an * marking of the academic productions to be considered during the review. A maximum of 10 publications for review are allowed.  
  4. Documentation of pedagogical qualifications and teaching experience, preferably including evaluations. Please see guidelines for teaching portfolios.  
  5. Information indicating possible experience in research management, industry cooperation, and international research cooperation.  
  6. Copies of the publications marked with an *. Only publications written in English or one of the Scandinavian languages will be taken into consideration.  


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


Recruitment procedure  

The Recruitment Committee will shortlist minimum two applicants. 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.  
Appointment and salary will be in accordance with the Ministry of Finance’s agreement with the Central Academic Organization. To find out more about working and living in Denmark, please go to    
For further information, please visit the INO website at , and/or contact Peter Lotz, Head of Department,
Details about Copenhagen Business School and the department are available at   

Closing date: 26 June 2018.

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