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The Implementation and Performance Management Section (IPM), placed in the Management Science Division at DTU Management, invites applications for a position as Assistant Professor (tenure-track) or Associate Professor (tenured) in Management Studies with a focus on Advanced Technologies. The position is a unique opening to study the role of advanced technologies, beyond digital, in shaping management processes and organizational practice.

This is an opportunity to do pioneering research in management studies while linking to the DTU’s broader ecosystem of technological knowledge.

The IPM Section within the department of DTU Management (Technology, Management and Economics) provides a supportive research environment and has longstanding expertise in advanced technologies together with close connections to companies, policymakers, and other societal stakeholders.

Advanced technologies ranging from digitalization to additive manufacturing and beyond are radically shaping global managerial landscapes. The IPM section engages in research that develops but also critically explores the potential and impact of such technologies on organizations and people within. Ongoing research projects include algorithmic management, the study of hybrid work, the development of cognitive technologies, and deep science networks in discovery-driven research. The findings are published in leading international research journals and also shared with local communities and industry.

We look for a multi-method researcher who is committed to high-quality research with impact.

We offer an international research environment, connections within the department and within the university, and a collegial, team oriented research environment in an elite technical university based in Greater Copenhagen.

Denmark offers abundant funding opportunities for leading edge research from its many private research foundations.

Responsibilities and qualifications
The key responsibilities of the new professor are:

  • Engaging in pioneering research in the intersection of management and advanced technologies
  • Publishing in leading/high-ranking international academic journals
  • Teaching and supervising at undergraduate and graduate level
  • Collaboration externally with international academia, industry, and public agencies and internally within the university as a whole
  • Contributing to the formulation of the research agenda on advanced technologies shaping management within the IPM Section and the Management Science Division
  • Attracting grants and securing external funding for research projects

The successful candidate is expected to, and supported in developing academic visibility and eventual research leadership within an international community of colleagues. There is also an opportunity to collaborate with, and contribute to, the Executive MBA program at DTU Learn for Life.

The assistant professor position is part of DTU’s Tenure Track program. We offer a rewarding and challenging job in an international environment. We strive for academic excellence in an environment characterized by collegial respect and academic freedom tempered by responsibility. We develop talent by offering a career mentor, state-of-the-art research infrastructure, and postgraduate teacher training. DTU’s Tenure Track is an appointment of at most six years, during which you will receive career support in the form of professional and personal guidance. At the end of the tenure track appointment you will be evaluated by an external assessment committee, who will assess your appointment to a permanent Associate Professorship. Read more about the DTU Tenure Track program at DTU at this homepage.  

As an assistant or associate professor at DTU, you are expected to teach bachelor and master level courses. You will be expected to learn Danish and be able to teach in Danish after 3 years. DTU can provide Danish language courses.

As 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 salary for the position will be determined by the applicant’s qualifications and in agreement with the relevant union. Further information on qualification requirements and job content may be found in the Ministerial Order on Job Structure for Academic Staff at Universities.  

You can read more about career paths at DTU here.  

Further information
Further information may be obtained from Head of Section Prof. Liisa Välikangas, +45 9351 1813 or    

You can read more about DTU Management at

If you are applying from abroad, you may find useful information on working in Denmark and at DTU at DTU – Moving to Denmark.

Application procedure

Please submit your online application no later than 20 February 2022 (Danish time). Applications must be submitted as one PDF file containing all materials to be given consideration. To apply, please open the link "Apply", fill out the online application form, and attach all your materials in English in one PDF file. The file must include:

  • Application (cover letter)
  • 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
  • Teaching portfolio including documentation of teaching experience
  • Academic Diplomas (MSc/PhD)

You can learn more about the recruitment process here.

In the field “Please indicate which position you are applying for”, please indicate whether you are applying for the position as Associate or Assistant Professor.

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.

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