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Professor in Marketing

At The Faculty of Social Sciences, Aalborg University Business School, a full time permanent position as Professor in Marketing is open for appointment from 1 November or soon thereafter.

Job description

Among the perspectives we are looking to strengthen at the department are:

  • Consumer marketing
  • Consumer research
  • Consumer behaviour
  • Experience economy and tourism
  • Advertising
  • Consumer data and digitalization
  • Research methodology in consumer marketing and market research

Qualification requirements
Applicants must be able to document international leading research qualifications at professor level, meaning that applicants should have made a mark on an international level within their chosen field of research. It is expected that applicants can present a strong and impactful research agenda illustrating potential research excellence and impact. 

Applicants should also demonstrate intellectual and research leadership by proving their ability to engage with other researchers and to guide junior faculty in their career planning. As Full professor, one is expected to contribute to the achievement of the departments overall strategy and to act out intellectual leadership by taking on the role of research group leader if needed. This should go hand in hand with proven experience in designing and coordinating research projects as well as attracting external funding.

High-quality teaching at all levels is necessary to obtain the position of Full Professor. This should be reflected in superior teaching evaluations and experience with the development of study programs. Aalborg University applies a Problem-Based Learning perspective to its education activities. Also, establishing relationships with the business community is of high importance in supporting the profile of the department and hence candidates are expected to contribute to knowledge exchange and dissemination of research results.

Aalborg University Business School conducts research in a wide array of business disciplines. The department is in the process of preparing itself for an AACSB accreditation with a strong focus on corporate involvement.

The application must contain the following

• Motivated application.
• Current CV.
• Complete list of publications.
• List of publications that the applicant wishes to be considered. A maximum of 10 publications may be submitted.
• Co-author statements in relation to publications written with other authors must be enclosed with a declaration from each of the authors, stating the extent of the applicant's contribution to the total work. The declaration must be signed by the co-authors. Template co-author declaration.
• Education (copies of documentation for degrees obtained).
• Documentation for teaching qualifications. Guidance Teaching portfolio.

The complete application with enclosures is to be submitted online by using the "apply online" button.

AAU wishes to reflect the diversity of society and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background or belief.

An expert assessment committee will assess all candidates.

Shortlisting will be applied. This means that subsequent to the deadline for applications the head of department supported by the chair of the assessment committee will select candidates for assessment. All applicants will be informed whether they will be assessed or not. The selected applicants will be informed of the composition of the assessment committee, and each applicant will have the opportunity to comment on the part of the assessment that applies to the applicant in question. When the employment process has been terminated, a final rejection will be sent to the applicants who are not considered for the position.

Contact information
You may obtain further information about the academic contents of the position from Head of Department, Proff. Christian Nielsen, phone +45 9940 2702, e-mail chn@business.aau.dk

Information about the Department can be found on the following website: https://www.business.aau.dk/ 

Any enquiries relating to the application procedure should be addressed to Human Resources on email hs-hr@adm.aau.dk.



Appointment is in accordance with the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Universities (the Appointment Order) and the Ministry of Higher Education and Science's Job Structure for Academic Staff at Universities. Salary is in accordance with the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations (AC) on Academics in the State.

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