The Department of Economics, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Copenhagen (UCPH), invites excellent candidates for one or more tenure-track assistant professorships. The opening is in Economics all areas.
The position is available from September 1st, 2022, or as soon as possible thereafter.
A tenure-track assistant professorship is a six-year, fixed-term academic position involving both research and teaching. The successful candidate will be obliged to complete a teacher-training course designed especially for assistant professors and will be expected to be able to take part in all the activities of the Department, including examinations and administration.
Approximately six months before the end of the six-year period as tenure-track assistant professor, a committee set up by the Dean will assess whether the assistant professor can be considered for promotion to a tenured position as associate professor.
Read more about the tenure-track program at Copenhagen University here: http://employment.ku.dk/tenure-track/tenure-track-at-ucph/
Your Competencies and Opportunities
To be qualified for the position the applicant must have a PhD in Economics or equivalent academic qualifications.
The Department of Economics has a strong international research profile and a vibrant and dynamic research and teaching environment. The new member of staff is expected to contribute actively to the advance of this environment.
In order to be assessed qualified for a tenure-track assistant professor position at the University of Copenhagen, the candidate must meet the University’s criteria of academic merit.
Six overall criteria apply for professor appointments at the University of Copenhagen. The six criteria (research, teaching, societal impact, organisational contribution, external funding and leadership) are considered a framework for the overall assessment of candidates. Furthermore, each candidate must be assessed according to the specific requirements stated in the job advertisement.
You can read more about the criteria for recognizing merit for assistant professors here
General duties attached to the position as Assistant Professor are:
An assistant professorship is a further-education post. Supervision as well pedagogical training is provided.
A successful candidate has strong interpersonal skills as well as an aptitude for working collaboratively with colleagues in planning and delivering teaching, in research projects and in the discharge of administrative duties.
Furthermore, the candidate must demonstrate a commitment to student learning, supporting student welfare and enhancing the student experience
Strategy of the Faculty of the Social Sciences
The Department of Economics is part of the Faculty of the Social Sciences. The Faculty is a successful academic community that strives to put knowledge into action by:
Terms of Employment
The recruitment process
After the expiry of the deadline for applications and interviews at the Virtual European Job Market, applicants are selected for assessment on the advice of the Appointments Committee. All applicants are notified if their application has been passed for assessment by an expert assessment committee.
Selected applicants will be notified of the composition of the committee and each applicant has the opportunity to comment on the part of the assessment that relates to the applicant him/herself. You can read about the recruitment process at http://employment.ku.dk/
Further information on the recruitment process at University of Copenhagen can be found here: https://employment.ku.dk/faculty/recruitment-process/
An Equal Opportunity Workplace
The University of Copenhagen is committed in its pursuit of academic excellence to equality of opportunity and to creating an inclusive working environment and therefore encourages all qualified candidates to apply, regardless of personal background, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, ethnicity etc. For more on the diverse working place environment at the University and the University’s participation in the HRS4R HR Excellence in Research, see https://employment.ku.dk/working-at-ucph/eu-charter-for-researchers/
The University of Copenhagen offers a broad variety of services for international researchers and accompanying families, including support before and during your relocation and career counselling to expat partners. Please find more information about these services as well as information on entering and working in Denmark here: https://ism.ku.dk/
Situated in the heart of Copenhagen, the Department of Economics is a highly research-orientated department within Denmark’s premier University. The Department is one of the leading economics departments in Europe and offers courses at Bachelors, Master’s and PhD levels.
Information about the recruitment process is available from HR, e-mail: email@example.com, please refer to ID number: 211-0107/21-2N #1.
Additional information about the position can be obtained from the Head of Department Christian Schultz, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, phone +45 35 32 30 39.
How to Apply
Apply via Econjobmarket.
We will interview non-Danish based researchers at the Virtual European Job Market, December 15-18, 2021. If you wish to be considered for an interview you have to apply through our posting at Econ Job Market (https://econjobmarket.org/postings.php
Your application must be written in English and include the following documents:
Should any material submitted consist of work with named co-authors, or work that is otherwise the result of collective academic endeavors, the extent of the applicant’s contribution to the work must be clearly specified. The hiring committee may ask for a signed statement from the co-authors specifying the extent and nature of each individual’s contribution.
The closing date for applications is 23:59 November 21st, 2021, CET.
Applications or enclosures received thereafter will not be considered.