Associate Professor or DTU Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Operations & Supply Chain Management - DTU Management
At the Department for Technology, Management and Economics (DTU Management) at DTU we are strengthening our research team in Operations &
At the Department for Technology, Management and Economics (DTU Management) at DTU we are strengthening our research team in Operations & Supply Chain Management (O&SCM). We see research and teaching in supply chain management is core at a technical university. We take theoretical as well as methodological perspectives on supply chain management with the overall purpose of understanding how digital transformation and other industrial changes define the future supply chain systems.
We are an influential research group within maritime management and logistics, healthcare operations management and sustainable freight transport and logistics. In parallel, we are strengthening our research within production and services. Thus, if these topics are your areas of interest, you could be our next Associate Professor or DTU Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Operations & Supply Chain Management. You will be part of a talented and ambitious team, which is situated at the very heart of DTU's mission to develop and create value for the benefit of society.
The digitalisation of production and service systems creates a new breeding ground for increasingly complex planning problems within operations and supply chain management. Our new associate or assistant professor shall perform research to assist the production and service sectors in developing decision-support models to improve efficiency while actively pursuing the green transition agenda. Our research is based on methodologies from operations research, simulation modelling, process optimisation etc. Thus, our new professor is expected to come from a background in either engineering, computer science, or economics.
Responsibilities and qualifications
As our new assistant or associate professor, you will play a pivotal role in our ambition to further strengthening the department's teaching and research activities within Operations & Supply Chain Management. Furthermore, the position is vital to our efforts to transfer new knowledge and methodologies into the Danish industry to reap the benefits of digitalisation and automation. The department enjoys close collaboration with other departments at DTU and with key players on the national and international scene. Thus, to continue growing your existing network, you will be expected to initiate new collaborations with relevant stakeholders within research and industry. Also, you should bring the latest results from your research into our teaching to educate the new generation of engineering graduates within Operations & Supply Chain Management to teach and inspire undergraduate and postgraduate students.
You will work with your colleagues to deliver an exceptional learning environment for students at all levels.
You will be responsible for teaching courses. DTU employs two working languages: Danish and English. You will be expected to learn Danish and be able to teach in Danish after 3 years. DTU can provide Danish language courses.
As a formal qualification you must hold a PhD degree (or equivalent). If you are applying for the associate professor position, you should also have academic qualifications equivalent to those obtained by holding an assistant professorship and documented didactic/pedagogic training.
You will be assessed against the responsibilities and qualifications stated above and the following general criteria:
- Experience and quality of teaching
- Research experience
- Research vision and potential
- International impact and experience
- Societal impact
- Innovativeness, including commercialization and collaboration with industry
- Leadership, collaboration, and interdisciplinary skills
- Communication skills
Salary and terms of employment
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. Starting date is 1 December 2023 (or according to mutual agreement). The position is a full-time position.
The assistant professor position is part of DTU's Tenure Track program. Read more about the program and the recruitment process here.
You can read more about career paths at DTU here.
Further information may be obtained from Professor Allan Larsen, Head of Section, tel.: +45 4525 6073 (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org) or Professor Jesper Larsen, Head of Division, tel. +45 4525 3381 and (e-mail: email@example.com).
You can read more about DTU Management at www.man.dtu.dk/english.
If you are applying from abroad, you may find useful information on working in Denmark and at DTU at DTU – Moving to Denmark.
Please submit your online application no later than 10 July 2023 (Danish time). Applications must be submitted as one PDF file containing all materials to be given consideration. To apply, please open the link "Apply now", fill out the online application form, and attach all your materials in English in one PDF file. The file must include:
- Application (cover letter - please indicate whether you are applying for the position as Associate or Assistant Professor)
- Vision for teaching and research
- CV including employment history, list of publications (applicants applying for the position as associate professor should indicate scientific highlights), H-index and ORCID (see http://orcid.org/)
- Teaching portfolio including documentation of teaching experience
- Academic Diplomas (MSc/PhD)
- A brief video (max. 3 minutes) introducing yourself to the hiring committee
You can learn more about the recruitment process here.
Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.
All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, disability, race, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.
Who are we?
DTU Management conducts excellent research on the intersection between management, technology and economics. We develop solutions in close cooperation with companies and public authorities. Our research aims at strengthening welfare, productivity and sustainability within the society. A key element is the role of technology and its interaction with industry and individuals. The department offers a wide range of courses and programs at bachelor, master and PhD levels across DTU's study programs. The department has around 200 employees with around half of staff coming from abroad.
Technology for people
DTU develops technology for people. With our international elite research and study programmes, we are helping to create a better world and to solve the global challenges formulated in the UN's 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Hans Christian Ørsted founded DTU in 1829 with a clear mission to develop and create value using science and engineering to benefit society. That mission lives on today. DTU has 13,500 students and 6,000 employees. We work in an international atmosphere and have an inclusive, evolving, and informal working environment. DTU has campuses in all parts of Denmark and in Greenland, and we collaborate with the best universities around the world.
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