Copenhagen Business School (CBS)

Associate Professorship in International Business at Copenhagen Business School

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The Department of International Economics, Government and Business (EGB) invites applications for a vacant associate professorship in International Business.

The core research areas of the department unite the study of International Business and/or Business and Government in the context of societal challenges faced by emerging and advanced economies. We are creating a vibrant international hub for research and research-based teaching exploring international business, economics and politics, as well as the intersection between them. EGB’s research combines disciplines and is of direct relevance to business, policy-makers and scholars. We deliver research-based teaching into undergraduate and graduate teaching in programs such as International Business, International Business and Politics, and International Business in Asia. To learn more about the research and education of the department, please visit the departmental homepagehere

The Associate Professorship is a permanent position with research and teaching obligations.

The associate professor is expected to contribute to the development of the department’s research and teaching and to maintain and strengthen CBS’s international research position. 

These are non-exhaustive examples of research and teaching areas that the associate professor may cover:

  • International business strategy
  • International business environment
  • International business and finance /governance
  • Role of MNCs in addressing societal challenges

To fulfill the research requirements of the position, the applicant chosen is expected to be physically present on a regular basis and actively participate in the teaching and research activities of the department. 


  • Research meeting high international standards, including responsibility for the academic development of the relevant discipline
  • Regular participation in research activities, such as research seminars, workshops and conferences
  • Research dissemination to the public in general and to CBS stakeholders in particular, including participation in public debate 
  • Teaching and examination in CBS programs, including Executive Education
  • PhD supervision and participation in assessment committees  
  • Promoting and developing the teaching and research capabilities of CBS and other relevant assignments at CBS  
  • Initiating external fund raising and coordinating research projects  
  • Contributing to the administrative responsibilities of the department and to CBS-wide tasks  


  • Advanced degree in international business 
  • Documented teaching qualifications or other material for the evaluation of his/her pedagogical level. Please see guidelines for teaching portfolios  
  • Documented research production at an international level, including publications in the field’s internationally recognized journals and books 
  • 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 (highlighting, for example, relevant business, educational and dissemination activities). 

For further information please contact: Head of Department Jens Gammelgaard, tel.: +45 3815 2512, e-mail jg.egb@cbs.dk. Information about the department may be found here 

Appointment and salary will be in accordance with the Ministry of Finance’s agreement with the Central Academic Organisation. 

Application must be sent via the electronic recruitment system, using the link below. 

Application must include:  

  1. A statement of application  
  2. Proof of qualifications and a full CV   
  3. 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  
  4. Documentation of teaching qualifications or other material for the evaluation of pedagogical level
  5. Information indicating experience in research management, industry co-operation and international co-operation   
  6. 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
  7. Copies of the publications marked with an *. Only publications written in English (or another specified principal language, according to research tradition) or in one of the Scandinavian languages will be taken into consideration)   
  8. A research statement of max 5 pages, elaborating on a future research agenda
  9. A teaching statement of max 5 pages, elaborating on pedagogical principles and a suggested future teaching agenda

Recruitment procedure 

The Recruitment Committee will shortlist minimum two applicants; when possible five or more applicants will be shortlisted. The shortlisted applicants will be assessed by the Assessment Committee. All applicants will be notified of their status in the recruitment process shortly after the application deadline.  

The applicants selected for assessment will be notified about the composition of the Assessment Committee and later in the process about the result of the assessment. 

Once the recruitment process is completed each applicant will be notified of the outcome of their application.  

Copenhagen Business School must receive all application material, including all appendices (see items above), by the application deadline.   

Details about Copenhagen Business School and the department are available at www.cbs.dk 

Ansøgningsfrist: 15. januar 2022.

CBS er et unikt erhvervsuniversitet med en høj andel af udenlandske ansatte og studerende. CBS har ca. 644 undervisnings- og forskningsårsværk, 192 ph.d.-studerende og 724 administrative årsværk. Ca. 20.422 studerende er fordelt på bachelor-, kandidat-, MBA/EMBA-, ph.d.- og Executive-programmer, der udbydes på dansk og engelsk. Vores videnskabelige medarbejdere tæller internationale eksperter inden for de klassiske forretningsdiscipliner, men også i filosofi, historie, psykologi, sociologi, jura, politik, informationssystemer og kultur.

Universitetet tager imod ansøgninger fra kvalificerede kandidater uanset alder, køn, race og etniske baggrund.

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Associate Professorship in International Business at Copenhagen Business School
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