Vacancies for International Tenure Track Assistant Professorships at Copenhagen Business School

Copenhagen Business School invites applications for a number of vacant International Tenure Track Assistant Professorships at the Department of Digitalization.

Frist: 30.04.2021

The Department of Digitalization is the largest of its kind in Europe. Our aspirations are equally ambitious for our research and for our degree programmes. The Department cares about the interaction of people, data and technology in all of its manifestations. We study how individuals, groups, organizations and society can grow and prosper by capitalizing on digital technologies. The Department is looking for candidates with various profiles who can join into the academic discussion on information systems, data science, cyber security as well as contribute to critical perspectives on technology.

The Department’s research is organized to create opportunities for collaboration and to accommodate for the fast moving pace and radical innovation that characterizes the IT field. The faculty organizes its activities in research themes; for details on the present themes see the Department’s website.

The Department of Digitalization has a strong position in the Information Systems community and ranks 1st in Europe and 5th worldwide in terms of publications in the AIS Senior Scholars’ ‘Basket of Eight’ journals. The vision of the department is to participate in meaningful collaboration with representatives from industry and society through engaged scholarship and to be the nexus of digital transformation at Copenhagen Business School.

Teaching responsibilities of the department include undergraduate and graduate teaching in Bachelor in Business Administration and Information Systems, MSc in Business Administration and Information Systems, MSc in Data Science, and the MSc in IT (eBusiness). The bachelor programme is taught in Danish whereas the Master programmes are taught in English.

​The assistant professorship is a tenure track position (6 years with a possibility of earlier assessment) with research and teaching obligations in accordance with Danish legislation and CBS regulations. To fulfill the research requirements of the position, the applicant(s) chosen is expected to be physically present on a regular basis and actively participate in the teaching and research activities of the Department. The successful applicant is obliged to participate in the assistant professor program at CBS on teaching principles and methods in order to fulfill the pedagogical requirements made at the end of the term of employment as assistant professor. Continuous feedback is provided to help the candidate assess their progress towards tenure and give candidates advice on how to proceed.


  • Teaching and associated examination in existing CBS programs, including Executive Education
  • Individual and group based research meeting high international standards
  • Promoting CBS’s academic reputation
  • Initiating, fundraising and coordinating research projects
  • Promoting the teaching and research capabilities of Copenhagen Business School and other relevant assignments at Copenhagen Business School
  • Contributing to the administrative responsibilities of the department and to CBS-wide tasks
  • Communicating findings to the public in general and to CBS’s stakeholders in particular
  • Research, including responsibility for the academic development of the relevant discipline
  • Responsibility for publishing, scientific communication and research-based teaching
  • Active participation in the regular research activities, such as research seminars, workshops and conferences.
  • The assistant professor is expected to contribute to the development and application of the research of the department’s research areas and to maintain and strengthen CBS’s international research position.


  • The applicant must hold a PhD or the equivalent. Emphasis is placed on the applicant’s research potential, which means that a researcher with a large research potential may be preferred to a researcher with a large research production.
  • 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.


​Application should be send via and must include:

  • A statement of application.
  • 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.
  • Information indicating experience in research management, industry co-operation 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 prioritise 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.

For further information please contact: Head of Department Helle Zinner Henriksen, e-mail Information about the department may be found at
Copenhagen Business School must receive all application material, including all appendices (see items above), by the application deadline.