Associate Professorship: IT Project Management and Innovation

University of Aarhus - Department of Digital Design & Information Studies

The School of Communication and Culture invites applications for an associate professorship in IT project management and innovation, qualitative methods, and science-technology-society (STS) at the Department of Digital Design & Information Studies.

The associate professorship is a permanent position which begins on 1 March 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The position

The position focuses on IT project management and innovation, qualitative methods, and science-technology-society (STS). The successful applicant will be expected to further the integration of project management and innovation in the department through teaching and research at the highest international level.

Research

The School of Communication and Culture emphasises the significance of high-quality research and attaches great importance to interdisciplinary collaboration, participation in collective research projects, and the ability to attract external research funding. Accordingly, we are looking for a candidate with a strong profile and track record in the study of project management and innovation related to one or more of the following areas:

  • Qualitative research methods
  • STS studies
  • The digital economy

Teaching

The associate professor will be expected to teach and supervise students at all levels (BA, MA, and PhD), as well as contributing to the development and application of innovative teaching methods. The position involves teaching duties as well as responsibility for the development of courses that encompass IT project management & innovation, business & IT/the digital economy, and qualitative research methods. Teaching in project management and innovation on other degree programmes or courses across the school may also be required.

Knowledge exchange

It is expected that the successful applicant will engage in knowledge exchange as mentioned in the strategy for the Faculty of Arts, for instance in research cooperation with private companies, government consultancy, cooperation with civil society actors, or public dissemination of knowledge. Applicants should document any prior experience within the field of knowledge exchange.

Read the full job description and apply online here.

Application deadline: 18/12/2017

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