Associate Professor in Technology and Innovation Management

Faculty of Engineering
September 11 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

The Mads Clausen Institute at the University of Southern Denmark (SDU) invites applications for an Associate Professor of Technology and Innovation Management. The targeted starting date of the position is February 1st 2018 or earlier, if possible.

The position is located within the Section SDU Technology Entrepreneurship and Innovation (TEI) at the Faculty of Engineering on the international SDU's campus S√łnderborg. SDU TEI unites engineering, innovation management, and entrepreneurship scholars in teaching and joint research projects. The section focuses on the technological innovation process.

SDU TEI is embedded in a region with a strong network of companies, including some of Denmark's largest global industrial players (i.e. Danfoss, Linak, Siemens, Vestas). Projects currently run by the group cover a range of cutting-edge topics, such as smart factory, digitalization, collaborative robots, lean automation, and innovative production region. The group publishes in leading international journals on these topics, such as Creativity and Innovation Management, Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Sensors and Actuators, and Technovation.

The SDU TEI section is a highly international group of 12 faculty members, with international students from diverse academic backgrounds. The campus is in S√łnderborg, an attractive maritime town with an open Scandinavian culture and affordable living costs. The head of the section is the incoming president of the European Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ECSB). For more information on SDU TEI, please visit

The SDU TEI section is seeking a highly motivated, outgoing person, who is able to work in an international, interdisciplinary team. The candidate must be a team player and at the same time able to work independently. The successful candidate is active in publishing in technology management and/or engineering journals.

The successful candidate should have a background in engineering or in innovation management with a strong focus on engineering topics. Further, she or he shall develop and implement research-project ideas with a regional impact. We expect the field of Technology and Innovation Management at SDU TEI to grow. The candidate will get the opportunity to shape this development together with the team.

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