Aug 20, 2010

Post doc at the Department of Border Region Studies, University of Southern Denmark

The Department of Border Region Studies (IFG), University of Southern Denmark invites for applications for a 3 year position as post doc in Business Administration. The position is located in Sønderborg. Expected starting date is 1 November 2010.

The Department’s research group in Business Administration focuses in particular on International Marketing, Strategic Management, Business Relations, Entrepreneurship and Cross Border Studies - with a comparative view on enterprises in an international environment. The candidate should be prepared to teach and supervise in the above mentioned areas at all levels.

The successful candidate has to document active involvement in international research networks and is expected to contribute to the promotion of the Department of Border Region Studies’ research and teaching environment. The IFG welcomes candidates with experiences in organising conferences and seminars as well as editing of journals.

Minimum requirements for the position at post doc level are a PhD in Business Administration, a specialisation in the research areas mentioned above and documented teaching experience at university level. Additional work experience in international companies within the fields of marketing and export would also be relevant for the position. The successful candidate is expected to teach in English. In addition, mastering communication in Danish is expected at the end of the first year of appointment.

Further information can be requested by contacting Research Director & Associate professor Svend Hollensen, PhD, phone +45 6550 1218, e-mail:

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Department of Border Region Studies
Faculty of Social Sciences

Application, salary, etc.:

Appointment to the position will be in accordance with the salary agreement between the Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations and in accordance with the job description for instructors and academic personnel at institutions of higher education.

Applicants should submit their application before the closing date together with a 1) a detailed CV, 2) teaching portfolio, 3) publication list indicating which publications are most relevant for the position, 4) three copies of the three most relevant publications (up to 10 publications), 5) academic diplomas, 6) a covering letter indicating clearly how the candidate meets the selection criteria for the post outlined above, and 7) a list of all enclosures. All enclosures must be numbered, signed and, where necessary, assembled in sets.

Formal application instructions and guide for teaching portfolio is to be found at:

Applications will be assessed by a committee. When the evaluation committee has submitted its report, the applicant will receive the part of the evaluation that concerns him/her.

The committee is only obliged to consider those parts of the forwarded material deemed necessary to complete the assessment. The committee may request additional information, and, if so, it is the responsibility of the applicant to provide the necessary material. An interview may be part of the assessment.

In order to promote equal opportunities to access academic positions, the University encourages all qualified persons to apply, regardless of age, gender, religious affiliation or ethnic background.

Please send 4 copies of the application, CV, teaching portfolio, publication list and diplomas (publications in 3 copies), marked Position No. 341/523-105721 to: University of Southern Denmark, Faculty of Social Sciences, Campusvej 55, DK 5230 Odense M, Denmark. The application must reach the University no later than 1st of September 2010 at 12:00 noon.

Employment starts: 1 November, 2010
Closing date 1 September, 2010 at 12 noon
Location: Sønderborg

Mark application Job ID 341/523-105721 and send it to:

Det Samfundsvidenskabelige Fakultetssekretariat
Syddansk Universitet
Campusvej 55
5230 Odense M

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