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Post Doc in Multi Business Model Innovation and Technology EU Horizon 2020 CENTRAL PROJECT 1023116

The Department of Business Development and Technology (BTECH) at Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University invites applications for a Post Doc position.

With reference to the newly approved European Commission Project, “Capacity building and ExchaNge towards attaining Technological Research and modernizing Academic Learning (CENTRAL )” the research group CTIF Global Capsule (CGC) seeks a postdoc to:

1.Serve as project coordinator and to represent CGC in the CENTRAL project.
2.Coordinate workshops, seminars and conferences to be held in Europe and Asia.
3.Contribute to the planning and implementation of research together with European and Asian partners.

The Post Doc position is a fixed-term two-year position. The starting date is 1st February 2019 or as agreed upon.

The CENTRAL Project aims at developing and implementing international and multicultural academic curricula in the field of ICT. The goal is to develop and implement appropriate support software tools and to build a virtual campus to facilitating cross-border cooperation of academic staff.

Job description
The Department of Business Development and Technology is dedicated to excellence in technology-driven business development as well as core business disciplines and offer study programmes in these fields.

We are looking for an eminent candidate who can strengthen our research profile and contribute to the CENTRAL project. It is paramount that the candidate conducts research on topics that are relevant to modern businesses and the CENTRAL project. Candidates with research activities involving Multi Business Model Innovation and Technology will be preferred.

The applicant is also expected to teach and supervise students in our Bachelor’s and Master’s programs. Our teaching programs in engineering include a MSc in Technology Based Business Development and two Bachelor degree programs: Business Development Engineer (BDE) and Global Management and Manufacturing (GMM). Applicants with solid experience within problem-based learning will be preferred.

Qualification requirements
Applicants for a Post Doc position should hold a PhD or equivalent academic qualifications.

Applicants are encouraged to describe how their research is linked to businesses, society and the CENTRAL project. The description could describe concrete collaborations, impact, dissemination activities, etc.

Non-Danish speakers are required to attain reasonable knowledge of the Danish language. The department will grant time off from department activities to attend Danish courses during the first two years of employment.

Who we are
The Department of Business Development and Technology (BTECH) is part of Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University – a Top 100 university. Aarhus BSS – and specifically the Department of Business Development and Technology – has achieved the distinguished AASCB, AMBA and EQUIS accreditations.

BTECH is located in the business-oriented and entrepreneurial city of Herning. The department excels in business and engineering disciplines and pays particular attention to company collaborations. We have around 1,800 students and close to 100 faculty and staff. In 2017, approximately 450 students were involved in company projects in more than 250 companies ranging from SMEs to leading globals. Our incubator “Business Factory” launched 19 new businesses in 2017.

We influence society through business development and technology. For this reason, many research projects are conducted in close collaboration with industry based on new data and new technologies. These projects are generously supported by H2020, the Danish Research Council and the Danish Industry Foundation, among others.

For more information about the Department of Business Development and Technology, please visit:

Further information
For further information about the position and the department, please contact Research Director Peter Lindgren, Tel.: +45 2944 2211, Email:

If you need help uploading your application or have any questions about the recruitment process, please contact HR Supporter, Regitze Margrethe Arnbjerg, Tel.: +458715 2174, Email: 
International applicant? Find information about entering and working in Denmark here. Information about relocating to Herning or the vicinity can be found here.
Place of work
The place of work will be Birk Centerpark 15, DK-7400 Herning.  

Terms of employment
The appointment is in accordance with the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff at Danish Universities as well as the circular on the Collective Agreement for Academics Employed by the State.

The job content and qualification requirements are described in further detail in Circular on Terms of Employment for Academic Staff at Universities.

Application procedure
It is obligatory to attach the following when you apply for this position:

Curriculum Vitae. You are encouraged to declare any periods of leave without research activity, including, for example, maternity leave, since your research activities are assessed in relation to your actual research time
Education (diploma for master's, PhD and possibly higher doctoral degree)
List of publications (the enclosed publications must be clearly marked on the list of publications)
Publications. Up to three publications can be included in the application. In the event of several authors the publications must be accompanied by a co-author statement concerning the applicant's share of the collaborative work with the consent of the co-authors. This form can be used for the purpose
Teaching portfolio. The specific requirements regarding the documentation can be found here

Materials which cannot be uploaded together with the application may be submitted in three copies to Aarhus BSS HR & PhD, Aarhus University, Tåsingegade 1, 2nd floor, DK-8000 Aarhus C.

Read more about how to apply for an academic post at Aarhus BSS here.

The evaluation process
After the application deadline, an assessment committee is appointed. Please note that the assessment of applicants is based solely on the material received prior to the application deadline. For further information, see Guidelines for Assessment Committee, Aarhus BSS.

All interested candidates are encouraged to apply regardless of personal background.

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