Tenure Track Assistant Professorships in Digitalization Copenhagen Business School Denmark

Tenure Track Assistant Professorships in Digitalization


Copenhagen Business School (CBS) invites applications for a number of
vacant International Tenure Track Assistant Professorships at the Department of
Digitalization (DIGI).  


The Department of Digitalization is one of the largest of its kind in
Europe. Our aspirations are equally grand for our research and for our degree
programmes. Currently the Department of Digitalization ranks 1st in Europe and
15th worldwide in terms of publications in the AIS Senior Scholars’ ‘Basket of
Eight’ journals. The department´s research is organized around themes which are
contemporary, dynamic, inter-disciplinary and topical in nature.  


The department´s current research themes are the following:  

  • Cashless Society  

  • IT challenges in Mergers and Acquisitions   

  • Big Social Data Analysis   

  • Internet of Things   

  • Cloud Business  

  • Sharing Economy  

  • Digital Transformation of Work  

  • Blockchain  

  • Sports Digitalization  


In the future they might be expanded to include;  

  • Business aspects of privacy and security   


Please read more about the department at
and please familiarize yourself with our strategy (that can be found via
“Mission and values”).  


Educational responsibilities with the department comprise undergraduate and
graduate teaching in: Bachelor in Business Administration and Information
Systems, MSc in Business Administration and Information Systems and the MSc in
IT (eBusiness).  


The Assistant Professorship is a four-year tenure track position in
accordance with Danish legislation and CBS regulations. Decision on tenure is
taken between the third and the fourth year.  


To fulfill the teaching and research requirements of the position, the
selected applicant(s) 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 necessary pedagogical requirements for the transition to tenured associate



  • Teaching and associated examination in existing CBS programs,

    including Executive Education   

  • Performing individual and collaborative research meeting high

    international standards   

  • Promoting CBS’s academic reputation  

  • Initiating, fund raising and coordinating research projects   

  • Reinforcing CBS’s teaching and research capabilities and fulfilling

    other relevant assignments at CBS  

  • Contributing to the administrative duties of the department and to

    institutional tasks  

  • Disseminating findings to the public in general and to CBS’s

    stakeholders in particular   

  • Delivering research and assuming responsibility for the academic

    development of the relevant discipline  

  • Engaging in publishing, scientific communication and research-based


  • Participating regularly in research activities such as conferences,

    seminars and workshops   

The Assistant Professor is expected to bolster the department’s research
competencies as well as to strengthen CBS’s international research



The applicant must hold a PhD or the equivalent. Emphasis is placed on the
applicant’s research potential, which means that an applicant with great
research potential may be preferred to one with huge research output.  

Particular emphasis is placed on the applicant´s ability to engage in
theme-based, interdisciplinary research within collaborative teams. In terms of
teaching, special attention is given to the applicant´s ideas and experience
with incorporating technology into classroom settings.  

The applicant must have professional proficiency in English (written and


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

For further information, please contact: Head of Department, Jan Damsgaard,
tel.: +45 3815 2490, e-mail: jd.itm@cbs.dk.    

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



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 at an

    international level, including publications in the field’s internationally

    recognized journals and citations in the Social Science Citation Index and/or

    Google Scholar.   

  4. Documentation of teaching qualifications or other material for the

    evaluation of his/her pedagogical proficiency.   

  5. Information indicating experience in research management, industry

    co-operation and international co-operation.   

  6. 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.   

  7. Copies of the publications marked with an *. Only publications

    written in English (or another specified principal language, according to

    research tradition) or one of the Scandinavian languages will be taken into



An expert committee will be reviewing the received job applications. The
committee’s recommendation of each candidate will be submitted to the person in


All application material, including all appendices (see items above) must
be received by the application deadline.  


Details about CBS and the Department of Digitalization are available at


ICIS 2018 Preliminary Interviews  

Preliminary interviews with applicants will be conducted during ICIS 2018
in San Francisco.  


Closing date: 2 December 2018.

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