Faculty Position in Aalborg University, Denmark

Assistant professor in Organizational Development – Aalborg, Denmark, Apr 2022

Denmark

At the Department of Culture and Learning, The Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Campus Aalborg, a position as assistant professor is available from 1 August 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter.

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General Info

Position: Assistant professor
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field:
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: Aug 01, 2022
Contract Period: 3 Years
Salary: According to standard norms

Workplace:
Department of Culture and Learning

Aalborg University (AAU), Denmark

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Qualification Details

Appointment as an assistant professor requires academic qualifications at the PhD level, including an approved PhD thesis.

In relation to research, the applicant is expected to document:

  • experience, competences and achievements demonstrating the ability to deliver high-quality research
  • a research plan that harmonizes with the Department of Culture and Learning’s strategy and the profile of the research group Processes and Learning in Organizations and shows the applicant's plans for developing new research products and projects.
  • Applicants are expected to have research experience within two or more of the following areas:
    • Research in organizational learning processes in public and/or private organizations.
    • Research in relation to evaluation of organizational processes
    • Research experience with qualitative methods
    • Preferably experience with quantitative methods.

In relation to teaching, the applicant is expected to document:

  • experience, competences and achievements demonstrating the ability to provide high-level instruction within the area of the organizational learning processes and evaluation as well as qualitative methods, with various pedagogical considerations and approaches, including supervision, conducting seminars, lectures etc.
  • At Aalborg University our learning approach is problem-based learning (PBL). Documented experience with this learning approach is therefore preferred, but is not a prerequisite.

The applicant is expected to document the ability to teach, supervise and assess both written and oral presentations in Danish. Alternatively, the ideal applicant is expected to acquire relevant linguistic competence within an agreed timeframe.

The position is primarily affiliated with the research group Processes and Learning in Organization (POLO) that has a range of research interests within the following main areas:

  • Organizational Learning and Organizational Development
  • Leadership Development
  • Action Research in Organizations
  • Organizational Process Studies

In terms of personal qualities, the applicant is expected to have solid cooperative abilities as well as the ability to create and maintain productive relationships with researchers of various research and cultural backgrounds. A national as well as an international network is preferred.

Responsibilities/Job Description

For appointment as an assistant professor, the ideal candidate is expected to:

  • teach, supervise and examine students in relevant modules in bachelor's and master's degree programmes in Department of Culture and Learning, specifically within organizational processes and evaluation. Furthermore, the assistant professor will be involved in formal continuing education in the form of our Master’s programs aimed at managers and consultants
  • conduct research and publish research products at a high quality level in recognised venues
  • participate in external research networks and partnerships, and in doing so create and maintain productive relationships with researchers of different research and cultural backgrounds
  • engage in knowledge collaboration related to the position's scientific portfolio
  • contribute in a positive and constructive manner to the overall activities and working environment of the Department of Culture and Learning, more specifically the research group Processes and Learning in Organizations (POLO).

How to Apply?

Application Method: Online Application
Ref. No.: 2022-224-04454

Application Procedure

  • Your CV
  • A complete publication list and markings of the attached publications to be taken into consideration in connection with the assessment. No more than five publications may be attached.
  • In case you attach joint, a co-author statement must be enclosed specifying your contribution to the joint work. The co-author statement must be signed by at least one of the co-authors. Template co-author declaration
  • Documentation of your teaching qualifications Guidance Teaching portfolio
  • Copies of your degree certificates (including Master’s and PhD certificates)

Applicants will be assessed by an expert assessment committee. Applicants may be invited to an interview and/or asked to give a trial lecture.

About the Employer:

Note or Other details

Employment is in accordance with the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Universities (the Appointment Order) and the Ministry of Finance's current Job Structure for Academic Staff at Universities. Employment and salary are in accordance with the collective agreement for state-employed academics.

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Contact details

Any enquiries about the position may be addressed to head of section, associate professor Søren Frimann, [email protected].

Any enquiries relating to the application procedure should be addressed to Human Resources on email [email protected].

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