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Assistant/Associate Professorships in Public Sector Digitalization at the IT University of Copenhagen

IT-Universitetet i København

Storkøbenhavn
Oprettet:
05-04-2019
Udløber:
20-05-2019

The Business IT Department at the IT University of Copenhagen invites qualified applications for up to three Assistant or Associate Professors in fields such as Information Studies, Social Studies of IT, Digital Transformation, Information Systems or Business Informatics. The proposed starting date is December 2019 or soon thereafter. An earlier start date may be negotiated.

We invite applicants who want to contribute to the IT University’s vision of creating and sharing knowledge that is profound and leads to ground-breaking information technology and services for the benefit of humanity, and more specifically contribute to the Business IT Department's research and education, both foundational and with impact on industry and society (see https://en.itu.dk/research/departments/business-it-department).

Job Description
The new Assistant or Associate Professors are expected to do research and teach in one or more of the following areas:

  • Digital Strategies; Preference is given to applicants with a focus on Governance, organization and management of digitalization; development of digital strategies; implementation of digital strategies; Strategic Practices; and the effect of digital strategies in practice.
  • Digital welfare and Citizenship; Preference is given to applicants with a focus on participation, infrastructural competences and marginalization; the future of digitalized work in the public sector; and visions of digital transformation of state and society.
  • Data and Analytics; Preference is given to applicants with a focus on critical analysis of algorithmic systems including (big) data analytics; the role of data in the public sector; societal and political consequences of development and use of large scale data collection and processing.
Research Qualification Requirements
The ideal applicant has a solid track record in publishing research within the above areas in internationally renowned journals and conferences.

Proven expertise in one or more of the following areas are also appreciated:
  • Working in interdisciplinary research teams.
  • Successful research projects in close collaboration with the public sector.
It is highly desirable that the applicant is willing and able to actively and positively contribute to our interdisciplinary research environment. The IT University also carries out teaching and research in a range of other areas, including digital culture, digital media and communication, computer games, interaction design, pervasive interaction technology, technologies in practice, software engineering, theoretical computer science, and information systems management.

Teaching Qualification Requirements
Applicants should be willing and able to teach courses in Applicants on the following educational programmes: the Bachelor programme in Global Business Informatics, the MSc programme in Digital Innovation and Management and the Master programme in IT management (see https://www.itu.dk/forskning/institutter/institut-for-business-it ). All programmes are taught in English. Preference will be given to applicants with a strong teaching portfolio in areas that are complementary with the interests of the existing faculty.

The ideal candidate should document:
  • Publications of research at a high international level in well-respected peer reviewed venues
  • Competences in developing and conducting teaching that is well received by students
  • A record of contributing to the goals of the institutions in which he/she has worked, for example participation in committees, etc.
In addition, candidates for the position as associate professorship should be able to:
  • Attract external research funding
  • Supervise PhD students
  • Read/speak a Scandinavian language (or have the willingness to learn Danish)
General information
The IT University of Copenhagen (ITU) is a teaching and research-based tertiary institution concerned with information technology (IT) and the opportunities it offers. The IT University has more than 160 full-time academics. Research and teaching in information technology span all academic activities which involve computers including computer science, information and media sciences, humanities and social sciences, business impact and the commercialization of IT.

Questions about the positions can be directed to Head of Department, Lene Pries-Heje, IT University of Copenhagen, lpries@itu.dk or tel. 7218 5362.

The assistant professorship is a temporary position for up to 4 years with the possibility of extension. The position requires academic qualifications at PhD level.

Salary
Appointment and salary will be in accordance with the Ministry of Finance’s agreement with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations (AC).

Application
The application must be in English and must include:
  • A motivated application, including a cogent argument for how qualified you are for the position and brief statements of research plans and teaching portfolio.
  • A full CV, including name, address, phone number, e-mail, previous and present employment and academic background
  • Documentation of academic degrees (copy of degree certificates etc.)
  • Copies of 3-5 publications relevant to the position.
  • A numbered list of publications. The enclosed publications should be marked with an asterisk (*)
  • Documentation of pedagogical experience and teaching record within one or more of the teaching areas listed for the position
  • For the position as associate professor: documentation of both a) received observation and feedback on teaching, b) pedagogical training courses as a teacher, c) a formal written assessment of teaching competence and d) a teaching record within one or more of the teaching areas listed for the position
Applications without the above-mentioned documents will not be assessed.

The applicant will be assessed according to the Appointment Order from the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation of 13 March 2012.

The IT University may use shortlisting in connection to the recruitment process. In case of shortlisting, the Chairman of the hiring committee selects applicants for assessment in consultation with the hiring committee after the application deadline. All applicants are notified whether their application has been passed for assessment. The shortlisting of candidates for assessment is based on the criteria in the job posting.

Application procedure
You can only apply for this position through our e-recruitment system. Apply by pushing the button "Apply for position" in the job announcement on our website: http://en.itu.dk/About-ITU/Vacancies

The IT University uses tests in connection with the recruitment process.

Application deadline: 20 May 2019, at 23:59 CEST.

Applications received after the application deadline will not be taken into consideration. If you submit an application, it is your responsibility to ensure that it arrives before the deadline, so please allow sufficient time for upload of publications and other documents.

The IT University invites all qualified researchers regardless of age, gender, religious affiliation or ethnic background to apply for the positions.

Praktisk information
Oprettet:
05-04-2019
Udløber:
20-05-2019
Kviknummer:
LJA-72260500
Jobtype:
Fuldtid
Arbejdsområder:
Undervisning og pædagogik,
Forskning og udvikling,
Ingeniør og naturvidenskab
Beliggenhed