Associate Professorship in Corporate Governance at Department of Accounting

Copenhagen Business School
June 19, 2024
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Copenhagen Business School (CBS) invites applications for an Associate Professorship in Corporate Governance at Center for Corporate Governance (CCG) which is a part of Department of Accounting.

Core research areas of the Department are (1) financial accounting, (2) management accounting & control, (3) auditing, (4) accounting information systems and (5) corporate governance, all applicable to both private and public sectors. The objective of the Department is to remain and to expand its leadership role in research related to these areas in the Nordic countries and to preserve its strong international reputation for high quality research and teaching.

CCG is a research center focusing on research broadly defined as corporate governance, including classical topics such as board of directors, executive compensation and ownership as well as more specialized topics such as foundations, regulation of the financial sector and economics of crime.

Teaching responsibilities of the Department comprise undergraduate and graduate teaching in Financial Accounting, Management Accounting & Control, Auditing, and Corporate Governance.

Examples of research areas that the Associate Professor might cover:

  • Corporate governance
  • Economics of crime and fraud
  • Regulation and risk management of businesses and the financial sector
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Shareholder vs. stakeholder orientation
  • The Associate Professorship is a permanent position with research and teaching obligations.

    To fulfill the 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.


  • 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, 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.
  • Research meeting high international standards, 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 associate 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.


  • Advanced degree in an appropriate field
  • Documented teaching qualifications or other material for the evaluation of his/her pedagogical level. Please see guidelines for teaching portfolios.
  • Documented research production at an international level, including publications in the field's internationally recognized journals
  • 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 programmes. Candidates who wish to join us should demonstrate enthusiasm for working in an organisation of this type.

    For further information please contact: Head of Department Carsten Rohde, tel.: +45 3815 2338, e-mail [email protected] or Director of the Centre Kasper Meisner Nielsen, tel.: +45 3815 3593, email: [email protected] Information about the department may be found at www.

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


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

    Application must include:

  • A statement of application.
  • Proof of qualifications and a full CV.
  • Documentation of relevant, significant, original research at an international level, including publications in the field's internationally recognized journals and citations in theSocial Science Citation Index, Scopus and/or Google Scholar.
  • A teaching portfolio documenting teaching qualifications and pedagogical development. The portfolio must include an overview of the applicants past teaching achievements and practice and its impact on the students, reflections on pedagogical competencies and core strengths, the educational competencies the applicant would like to develop, and the teaching opportu-nities they would like to pursue in the nearest future. Internal applicants must use the CBS Teaching Portfolio format. It is available at www. Please make a pdf of each of the spreadsheets from part B of the portfolio.
  • Information indicating experience in research management, industry co-operation and international co-operation.
  • 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.
  • 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 consideration).
  • 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.

    Copenhagen Business School invites all qualified candidates to apply for the position. An appointment committee will review the applications and invite a selection of qualified candidates to an interview.

    One of CBS' strategic goals is the promotion of diversity, which is why every effort has been made to ensure a recruitment process that reduces potential bias. Applicants are therefore encouraged not to include a photo or unnecessary personal information in their application.

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

    Closing date: 19 June 2024.

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