ITU Associate professorship in Digital Transformation, Denmark

    ITU Associate professorship in Digital Transformation, Denmark

    Digital Transformation – Associate professorship within the Information Systems and Digital Innovation (ISDI) research group, in the Business IT department, at the IT University of Copenhagen, Denmark


    Deadline to Apply

    Aug 01, 2021 (23: 59 GMT +1)


    Overview

    PositionAssociate professorship
    No. of Position(s)1
    Research Area– Digital Transformation
    – Information Systems
    – Computer Supported Cooperative Work
    – Science and Technology Studies
    SalaryAccording to standard norms
    WorkplaceInformation Systems and Digital Innovation (ISDI) research group
    Department of Business
    IT University of Copenhagen
    Denmark
    Contract PeriodPermanent 
    Starting dateJan 01, 2022 or soon thereafter

    Qualifications

    We aim to hire a strong candidate holding a PhD in Digital Transformation, Information Systems (IS), Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW), Science and Technology Studies (STS), or a closely related field. Preference will be given to applicants with Danish language capabilities.

    The candidate is expected to conduct research and research-based teaching in one or more of the following areas:

    • Digital transformation, with a focus on management and leadership approaches or the changing nature of work and business due to datafication and artificial intelligence
    • Computer Supported Cooperative Work: Ethnographic approaches to the study of digital transformation and artificial intelligence in complex organizational settings
    • Information Systems: with a focus on determining business requirements for IT systems; and their ability to support both efficiency and well-being in the workplace.
    • Science and Technology Studies: Of management, datafication and digitization

    Preference

    • Publications of research at a high international level in well-respected peer-reviewed venues
    • Competences in developing and conducting teaching that is well received by students
    • Services rendered to institutions in which he/she has worked and the broader peer scientific community, for example, reviewer, editorships, participation in committees, etc.
    • Ability to attract external research funding
    • Ability and willingness to supervise PhD students 
    • Read/speak a Scandinavian language (or have the willingness to learn Danish)

    Responsibilities/ Job Description

    The Associate Professor is expected to conduct research and to collaborate with fellow faculty members in the area of digital transformation and to develop interdisciplinary and intersectoral collaborations when relevant. The Associate Professor is expected to contribute to the IT University’s education programs, especially Master in IT Management, both by giving courses and by supervising BSc and MSc theses. Furthermore, the Associate Professor is expected to engage with society e.g. through external collaboration; to actively participate in securing external funding, and to contribute to the IT University’s strategic goals through internal processes and committee work. The position will be based on a permanent contract (tenured position).

    How to Apply?

    You can only apply for this position by pushing the button “Apply Online” mentioned above

    Documents Required

    The application must be in English and must include: 

    • A motivated application, including a cogent argument for how qualified you are for the position and brief statements of research and teaching plans
    • A full CV, including name, address, phone number, e-mail, previous and present employment, and academic background
    • Documentation of academic degrees (copy of degree certificates etc.) 
    • Copies of max. 5 different publications you wish the evaluation committee to consider
    • A numbered list of publications. The enclosed publications should be marked with an asterisk (*)
    • Documentation of pedagogical experience and teaching record within one or more of the teaching areas listed for the position
    • For the position as associate professor: preferably documentation of both a) received observation and feedback on teaching, b) pedagogical training courses as a teacher, c) a formal written assessment of teaching competence and d) a teaching record within one or more of the teaching areas listed for the position

    Applications without the above-mentioned required documents will not be assessed.

    Working at the IT University

    Located in modern architecture at the intersection of the new Ørestad and the old Amager, the IT University offers an informal working environment, a varied everyday life, and a highly motivated, ambitious, competent and diverse international faculty, with PhD degrees from 15 different countries. The IT University is an equal opportunity employer and prides itself in actively and successfully pursuing an improved gender balance among students and among faculty. We encourage applicants from underrepresented groups.

    Note

    Appointment and salary will be in accordance with the Ministry of Finance’s agreement with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations (AC).   

    Inquiries

    Lars Rune Christensen
    Head of Study Programme for Master in IT Managament
    Email: Lrc@itu.dk
    Phone: +45 7218 5044

    Lene Pries-Heje
    Head of Department for Business IT
    Email: lpries@itu.dk
    Phone: +45 3026 0336

    Official advertisement

    Associate professorship(s) in Digital Transformation

    Post expires at 8:59am on Monday August 2nd, 2021 (GMT+9)