Assistant professor in Business-to-Business Marketing & Communication
Department of Entrepreneurship and Relationship Management at the University
of Southern Denmark invites applications for a three-year position as
Assistant Professor in Business-to-Business Marketing. The workplace will be
at the department in Campus Kolding.
The position is available from August 1. 2022 or as soon as possible
The Department of Entrepreneurship and Relationship Management (IER) offers
a dynamic and entrepreneurial work environment in which collaboration and
teamwork spirit are historical and fundamental parts of the department
culture. Our department has activities in Kolding, Sønderborg and Slagelse
with approx. 50 employees engaged in research and teaching in the fields of
B2B marketing, entrepreneurship, supply chain management and organizational
Applications are invited from candidates in the fields of Business-to-Business
marketing and Communication. Research and/or teaching experience with sales or
communication aspects of marketing is of particular relevance for the
position, but not a requirement. Furthermore, the ability to teach in Danish
or another Scandinavian language is an advantage. Within the department, the
assistant professor will be affiliated with the Business-to-Business Marketing
and Supply Chain Management research group. The Business-to-Business Marketing
research has focus on strategizing, cooperation, prioritization and
relationship development within dyads, clusters and networks. The research
focus in the Supply Chain area is on supply chain innovation and globalization
strategies within production and administrative processes. For information
about the department and the research group see www. sdu.dk/ier
As an assistant professor at the department, you will be expected to conduct
high-quality research that leads to publications in internationally recognized
journals, undertake high-quality teaching at the undergraduate and graduate
levels, supervise undergraduate, and graduate students, contribute to program
and curriculum development, contribute with knowledge dissemination and
In addition to the relevant experiences and abilities listed above, we expect
that the ideal candidate:
holds a PhD within marketing, business administration or related areas,
preferably within the themes of the research group
has demonstrated competence or interest in research within business-to-
business marketing or communication.
is able to present a promising research strategy and has a research
pipeline for the coming years
Additional desirable, but not required, qualifications include:
experience with outreach activities and demonstrated ability to
communicate scientific knowledge to the general public or groups outside
experience with project management and/or experience with external funding
Further information can be obtained from Head of Department, Steffen
Korsgaard, email email@example.com, or Head of Research Group, Professor Per
Vagn Freytag, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Note that applications cannot be sent to
this e-mail, see the section on Application below.
Application, salary, language etc.
If you are a non-Danish speaking applicant, please make sure to enter the
English version of the webpage in order to receive information in English when
The assessment will be based on the criteria laid out in this advertisement
text, under existing Appointment Order for Universities as well as the
department's Scholarly Qualification Matrix. Applicants are strongly
encouraged to familiarize themselves with the department's Scholarly
Qualification Matrix. Shortlisting may be used in the assessment process.
Applications will be assessed by an assessment committee. The committee may
request additional information, and if so, it is the responsibility of the
applicant to provide the necessary material. Applications that are incomplete
with regard to the above requirements will not be assessed by the committee.
When the assessment committee has submitted its report, the applicant will
receive the part of the evaluation that concerns him/her.
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Appointment to the position requires a PhD or equivalent and will be in
accordance with the salary agreement between the Ministry of Finance and the
Danish Confederation of Professional Associations.
An application must include:
Certificates/Diplomas (Master and PhD degree)
Information on teaching experience or other forms of knowledge
Complete list of publications, indicating which publications are most
relevant for the position
Up to 3 of the most relevant publications. Please upload a pdf for each
publication, if the publication has been co-authored, co-author statements
must be a part of this pdf
All non-Danish documents must be translated into English.
The primary language at SDU, both in teaching and in administrative processes,
The University wishes our staff to reflect the diversity of society and thus
welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal
background.As part of the overall assessment of the applicant's
qualifications, an interview may be applied.
Applications must be submitted electronically using the link "Apply online".
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