Professorship with special responsibilities
Copenhagen Business School, the Law Department invites applications for 1 vacant Professorships with special responsibilities in commercial law with focus on contracts and finance law. The position is time-limited to a period of 5 years with the possibility of extension or tenure, and it includes research, funding and teaching obligations. The Professor is expected to take up the position on 1 January 2018 or later subject to agreement.
Core research areas of the Department of Law are (1) Contract and finance law with law & economics (2) International commercial law and EU market law, and (3) Company and tax law. It is the ambition of the Department to maintain and develop its recognized position in Business law, in particular within the three core research areas. Consequently, its research must contribute to the creation of value for business and society by focusing on strategic opportunities in a global, regional and local context.
Teaching responsibilities of the Department comprise undergraduate and graduate teaching in Business Law and more specialized subjects within the above-mentioned core research areas.
The position covers commercial law with focus on contracts and finance law. Examples of research that the professor with special responsibilities might cover are:
Comparative contract law
The professorship is time-limited to a period of 5 years with the possibility of a 3-year extension or tenure either as full professor or associate professor. The main responsibilities will focus on research, funding and development tasks.
The special responsibility of the position can be:
Educational program development
Successful applicants must have an international profile, a strong record of research publications, and teaching experience in commercial law in general and in one or more specific fields. They must be capable of providing dynamic leadership in the development of research and teaching, in securing external research funding, and in establishing strong ties with industry.
To fulfil the research requirements of the position, the applicant chosen is expected to be physically present on a regular basis and actively participate in the teaching and research activities of the Department as well as maintaining and establishing broad links across CBS.
Personal research meeting high international standards, including responsibility for publishing, scientific communication and research-based teaching.
1.The academic development of discipline.
2.Research management, initiation of research projects, supervision of PhD students, international research co-operation, reviewing for academic journals.
3.Research education and further training of researchers, supervision of assistant professors and assessment committee work.
4.Teaching and associated examination in existing CBS programs, including Executive Education.
5.Promoting CBS's academic reputation.
6.Initiating fund raising and coordinating research projects.
7.Promoting the teaching and research capabilities of Copenhagen Business School and other relevant assignments at Copenhagen Business School.
8.Contributing to the administrative responsibilities of the Department and to CBS-wide tasks.
9.Communicating research findings to the public in general and to CBS's stakeholders in particular.
10.Active participation in the regular research activities, such as research seminars, workshops and conferences.
The successful applicant must have a strong record of original research publications at an international level as well as substantial teaching experience in the discipline.
In addition emphasis will be given to the applicant's ability to assume research management and other relevant management functions, including external funding. Applicants must be able to document relevant, significant, original, and current research at an international level in Contract and finance law.
Furthermore applicants must document pedagogical qualifications and competences at development and innovation in the pedagogical area and excellent teaching evaluations. The applicant must have professional proficiency in English (written and spoken).
Copenhagen Business School has a broad commitment to the excellence, distinctiveness and relevance of its teaching and research programmes. Candidates who wish to join us should demonstrate enthusiasm for working in an organisation of this type (highlighting, for example, relevant business, educational and dissemination activities).
Appointment and salary will be in accordance with the Ministry of Finance's agreement with the Central Academic association plus an allowance.
At the expiry of the employment as professor with special responsibilities the applicant will continue his/her career as associate professor at the Copenhagen Business School.
Application must be sent via the electronic recruitment system, using the link below.
Application must include:
- A statement of application including a declaration on how you will address the special responsibilities.
- Proof of qualifications and a full CV.
- Documentation of relevant, significant, original research at an international level, including publications in the field's internationally recognized journals and citations in the Social Science Citation Index and/or Google Scholar.
- Documentation of teaching qualifications or other material for the evaluation of his/her pedagogical level. Please see guidelines for teaching portfolios.
- Information indicating experience in research management, industry co-operation, external funding and international co-operation.
- A complete, numbered list of publications (indicating titles, co-authors, page numbers and year) with an * marking of the academic productions to be considered during the review. A maximum of 10 publications for review are allowed. Applicants are requested to prioritize their publications in relation to the field of this job advertisement.
- Copies of the publications marked with an *. Only publications written in English (or another specified principal language, according to research tradition) or one of the Scandinavian languages will be taken into consideration.
The Recruitment Committee will shortlist minimum two applicants; when possible five or more applicants will be shortlisted. The Assessment Committee will assess the shortlisted applicants. All applicants will be notified of their status in the recruitment process shortly after the application deadline.
The applicants selected for assessment will be notified about the composition of the Assessment Committee, which will be reviewing the applications. The committee's evaluation of each candidate will be submitted to the person in question.
Once the recruitment process is completed, applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application.
Closing date: 23 October 2017
Copenhagen Business School must receive all application material, including all appendices (see items above), by the application deadline.
Details about Copenhagen Business School and the department are available at
Closing date: 23/10/2017
With some 20.800 full and part-time students, 748 full-time faculty members, 239 PhD and 586 administrative staff CBS is a unique business-oriented university with a full portfolio of Bachelor, Masters, MBA/EMBA, PhD and Executive programmes delivered in English and Danish.
Our academic staff includes internationally-recognised experts in classical business disciplines as well as in philosophy, history, psychology, sociology, law, political science, information systems, culture and languages.
Closing date: 10/23/2017
With some 21.500 full and part-time students, 630 full-time faculty members, 200 PhD and 680 administrative staff CBS is a unique business-oriented university with a full portfolio of Bachelor, Masters, MBA/EMBA, PhD and Executive programmes delivered in English and Danish. Our academic staff includes internationally-recognised experts in classical business disciplines as well as in philosophy, history, psychology, sociology, law, political science, information systems, culture and languages.
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