Associate Professorship in Organisational Communication
Syddansk Universitet (SDU)
Associate Professor in Organisational Communication
The Department of Language and Communication invites applications for a position as Associate Professor in Organisational Communication. The person appointed will be expected to take up the position from 1st February 2021, or as soon as possible thereafter, at the university's campus in Slagelse.
Appointment as associate professor requires academic qualifications at a level that, in addition to a PhD, reflect a minimum of 3 years relevant research experience.
Applicants should be able to document research production at an international level within organisational communication, broadly defined, preferably with interests in various aspects of culture, identity, change and knowledge as they manifest and develop in an organizational environment. In addition, relevant teaching qualifications and experience should be documented, and evaluations of teaching should be included in the application.
The appointing committee will take into particular consideration how the applicant matches the Department's research environment at the campus in Slagelse and applicants are asked to specify how they will contribute to the further development of the Department's research and teaching profile in Slagelse. Information about the Department's research and the Slagelse campus can be found at https://www.sdu.dk/en/om_sdu/institutter_centre/isk/centre https://www.sdu.dk/en/om_sdu/byerne/slagelse.
Duties will include teaching courses within organisational communication on the BA programmes in International Business Communication, and the Professional BA in English and Digital Marketing Communication, as well as supervision of student projects.
In addition to research and teaching, the associate professor will be expected to perform a number of other tasks such as applications for external funding, internal and external assessment committees, and some general administrative tasks.
The successful applicant would be expected to acquire a command of Danish within the space of two years and to participate in the normal educational and professional activities of the Department.
For further information please contact the head of Department Sharon Millar: e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Application, salary and conditions of employment, etc.
The successful applicant will be employed in accordance with the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and AC (the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations), Cirkulære om overenskomst for Akademikere i staten 2015 (the document only exists in Danish).
If the successful applicant has not documented teaching experience corresponding to assistant professor level, the applicant will be employed on trial for the first 18 months.
An application must include:
Teaching portfolio (please see below)
List of publications indicating the publications attached
A maximum of 6 of the most relevant publications. Please attach one pdf-file for each publication.
For any publication with a co-author, a co-author statement must be submitted as part of the pdf-file Applicants for an associate professorship at the Faculty of Humanities are requested to submit a teaching portfolio with the application as documentation for teaching experience as well as supervision qualifications. Please read more here.
Application and all appendices must be in Danish, English or one of the Scandinavian languages. Please always include a copy of original diploma/certificates.
We only accept files in pdf-format no more than 10 MB per file. In case you have more than one file per field you need to combine the pdf-files into a single file, as each field handles only one file. We do not accept zip-files, jpg or other image files. All pdf-files must be unlocked and allow binding and may not be password protected.
Applications will be assessed by an assessment committee. When the assessment committee has submitted its report, the applicant will receive the part of the evaluation that concerns him/her.
The assessment report will subsequently be forwarded to the Head of Department who will assemble an appointments committee. An interview may form part of the overall assessment of the applicants' qualifications.
The committee may request additional information, and if so, it is the responsibility of the applicant to provide the necessary material.
If the application does not meet the requirements mentioned above, the Faculty of Humanities may reject your application without further notice. Applications received after the deadline will neither be considered nor evaluated.
Shortlisting and tests may be used in the assessment process. Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be assessed.
Applications should be sent electronically via the link “apply online“, and the Faculty expects applicants to read the information “How to apply“ before applying.
We recommend that as an international applicant you take the time to visit Working in Denmark where you will find information and facts about moving to, working and living in Denmark, as well as the International Staff Office at SDU.
The University wishes our staff to reflect the diversity of society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.