Assistant or associate professor in organizational sociology [closing 15.02.2021]

Страна: Дания;

Город: Aalborg

Добавлена: 20.01.2021

Работодатель: Aalborg University; At the Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Sociology and Social Work

Тип: PostDoc vacancy;

Для кого: For lecturers; For researchers;

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Дедлайн подачи: 15.02.2021


At the Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Sociology and Social Work a full time position as assistant or associate professor in organizational sociology is open for appointment from June 1. or soon thereafter. The assistant professorship will be a 4-year position, and the associate professorship will be a permanent position.

Job description

The position will contribute substantially to strengthening the department’s international and national research profile in organizational sociology. Organizational sociologists at the Department of Sociology and Social Work are part of the research center COMA. It will be considered an advantage if the candidate has conducted research within one or more of the following areas, but it is not mandatory:

  • Current organizational and managerial challenges in and across public sector organizations.
  • Different forms of organizations, e.g. volunteer/non-profit/NGO or socio- economic organizations.
  • Work, organizing and technology.
  • Sustainable organizing.

Applicants must demonstrate strong competences in the research field, including theories, methods and empirical research areas related to organizational sociology, organization and management studies.

Teaching activities within the position include lecturing, supervision, coordination and planning courses in organizational sociology at Department of Sociology and Social Work, both at the Sociology and Social Work Programmes. High quality teaching is an important focus area and applicants are invited to present examples of development of teaching activities, teaching evaluations, and ideas/plans for contributing to furthering the Departments teaching in organizational sociology.

Qualification requirements - Assistant Professor
Applicants for the post of assistant professor must hold a PhD degree or academic qualifications at PhD level. In the selection of candidates, emphasis will be placed on research potential and pedagogical qualifications as well as experience with supervision and lectures.

Qualification requirements - Associate Professor
It is presupposed that applicants for the position as associate professor hold a PhD degree and have research qualifications corresponding to the level achieved from a successful employment period as an assistant professor/researcher, or achieved otherwise. The successful candidate can furthermore present an original and coherent research and impact strategy that connects to the Department’s activities, a well-developed network with the practice field, strong international ties to relevant research communities, and experience in designing and managing research projects, as well as activities related to attracting external research funding. Furthermore, it is presupposed that the applicants have received supervision and pedagogical upgrading and a positive written evaluation of their teaching qualifications.

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