Assistant Professorship Tenure-Track "History" (Copenhagen Business School)

Alfred Reckendrees

Copenhagen Business School invites applications for a vacant tenure-track assistant professorship in History at the Department of Management, Politics and Philosophy (MPP). We seek applicants with excellent qualifications and expertise in business and/or economic history. The Assistant Professor will be affiliated with the Department’s Centre for Business History.

Profile of the position
The assistant professorship is a non-tenured position of 4-6 years leading to a tenured position as Associate Professor, if the requirements are met. The requirements will be formulated in the context of appointment; the decision regarding tenure is taken between the fourth and the sixth year. In order to fulfill the teaching and 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. The successful applicant is obliged to participate in the assistant professor program at CBS on teaching principles and methods in order to fulfill the pedagogical requirements made at the end of the term of employment as assistant professor.
We particularly welcome applications from candidates who can demonstrate an interest in cultural and interdisciplinary approaches. Examples of research areas that the assistant professor might include (but are not limited to):

- Historical entrepreneurship
- Narratives and uses of history in organizations and society
- History of capitalism
- Financial history
- Evolution of business, markets, government and society
- Organizational change and corporate governance developments over time
- Consumption, marketing and branding in historical perspective

The applicant must hold a PhD or the equivalent. The applicant should be able to present an excellent publication record including articles in internationally renowned journals in the field and/or monographs with a distinguished publishing house. Ability to publish in top international journals will be key criteria of the assessment process together with teaching experience (if applicable) and the evaluation of an indicative proposal for a 6 year period of research. The applicant must have 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. Candidates who wish to join us should demonstrate enthusiasm for working in an organisation of this type (highlighting, for example, relevant business, educational and dissemination activities).

Please see the call for applicants for more details


Alfred knname
Copenhagen Business School, MPP
Porcelænshaven 18

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