Postdoc position in Quantitative methods, Denmark

    Postdoc position in Quantitative methods, Denmark

    Postdoc position in Co-Creation Teaching for Responsible Innovation and Sustainable Societal Change, at DTU Management, Technical University of Denmark

    Deadline to Apply

    Aug 15, 2021 (23: 59 GMT +1)


    PositionPostdoc position
    No. of Position(s)1
    Research AreaQuantitative methods
    SalaryAccording to standard norms
    WorkplaceDTU Management
    Technical University of Denmark
    Contract Period2.5 Years
    Starting dateSep 01, 2021


    As a formal qualification, you must hold a PhD degree (or equivalent).


    You should have experience with research relevant to the issue of higher education/engineering education and co-creation processes as well as competences in qualitative methods (e.g. interviews and observation). Experience with quantitative methods such as surveys and evaluation is also an advantage.

    In addition, you should possess the following competences:

    • Enjoy working with complex topics in an interdisciplinary environment
    • Be motivated by both individual and team accomplishments
    • Excellent communication skills and a focus on process as well as outcome

    Responsibilities/ Job Description

    The alliance of EuroTech Universities has the ambition to introduce a paradigm shift in engineering education, striving for responsible value co-creation in technology. The partners share a conviction that we need to involve society as an active partner in technology development, including all relevant stakeholders alongside civil society and policy-makers. This has led to multiple collaborations between the partner universities and it is the driving force behind BoostEuroTeQ.

    Along with Professor Maja Horst, you will be responsible for work package 6 of BoostEuroTeQ, assessing the transformative effects of co-creation teaching practices and philosophies in teaching and research. You will also be involved in work packages 4 and 5 in close collaboration with colleagues in partner universities. Not only will you study co-creation, co-creation will also be the methodological premise of your research. You will work with students, teachers and university management when designing and testing interventions.

    How to Apply?

    To apply, please open the link “Apply online”, fill out the online application form, and attach all your materials in English in one PDF file.

    Documents Required

    • Application (cover letter)
    • CV
    • Academic Diplomas (MSc/PhD)
    • List of publications
    • Motivation letter which explains how your competences fit the EuroTeQBoost project and how you would develop WP6 (the project description can be acquired from Maja Horst)

    About Research project

    You will be based in the Responsible Technology Group at DTU Management and take part in the group’s teaching and research activities. The group is a key player in DTU’s strategic aim to foster ‘technology for people’, i.e. to put human needs and aspirations at the centre of technological development. It is interdisciplinary and focused on the processes through which technologies are developed and implemented in a socially sustainable and responsible manner.

    About the Department

    DTU Management conducts excellent research in the intersection between management, technology and economics – in close cooperation with companies and public authorities. In our research, we focus on the path to an efficient and sustainable society. A key element is the role of technology and its interaction with industry and individuals. The department’s research is divided in four divisions: Innovation, Management Science, Sustainability and Transport. Furthermore, the department hosts a UN Collaborating Centre on Energy, Climate and Sustainable development. The UN DTU Partnership conducts research, policy analysis and advising on a global scale. The department offers a broad range of courses and programs at bachelor, master and PhD level across DTU’s study programs. DTU Management employs about 300 people. We offer an international environment with around 50 different nationalities represented at the department. 


    • The appointment will be based on the collective agreement with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. The allowance will be agreed upon with the relevant union.
    • If you are applying from abroad, you may find useful information on working in Denmark and at DTU at DTU – Moving to Denmark. DTU can provide Danish language courses enabling international candidates to teach in Danish within 3 years. 


    Professor Maja Horst
    Tel.: +45 2028 6866.

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    Postdoc in Co-Creation Teaching for Responsible Innovation and Sustainable Societal Change

    Post expires at 8:59am on Monday August 16th, 2021 (GMT+9)

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