Assistant and Associate Professorship at CBS LAW, Department of Management, Politics and Philosophy


CBS LAW at the Copenhagen Business School invites applications for three full-time faculty position at assistant (adjunkt) and associate (lektor) professor level.

The starting date is expected to be 1 January 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The call includes the following types of positions:

  1. Assistant professor (adjunkt) in Tax law (Skatteret)
  2. Assistant professor (adjunkt) in the Law of Obligations (Formueret) and/or the Legal method (Juridisk metode)
  3. Associate professor (lektor) or Assistant professor (adjunkt) in Public Procurement Law (Udbudsretten)

Assistant professor: The position is a fixed term teaching and research position of four years with the possibility of one- or two-years’ extension

Associate professor: The position is a permanent position with research and teaching obligations

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 CBS LAW. The successful assistant professor applicant is furthermore obliged to participate in the assistant professor program at CBS on teaching principles and methods in order to fulfill the pedagogical requirements made at the end of the term of employment as assistant professor.

General description:

CBS LAW is internationally recognised for the excellence in law scholarship and for an interdisciplinary, proactive and dynamic research perspective within law in Northern Europe. CBS LAW concentrates on providing unique research relevant for the Danish business community, public sector, and society in general and engages in research firmly grounded in business and societal problems. Our perspective is Nordic, EU and global and is based not only on traditional law disciplines but also on a unique interface between law, management, entrepreneurship, economics and policymaking.

CBS LAW is a source of expertise in a number of EU and Nordic-specific legal areas and provides, in that sense, the research that business communities need and demand. At the same time, we are strongly represented in European and global scholarship. Our core competences are contract law, company law, IT regulation, public procurement, competition law, tax law and law & economics.

CBS LAW publishes widely both in the international and national core journals and monographs.

Since 2018, CBS LAW has been a constituent research unit of the Department of Management, Politics and Philosophy (MPP). As such, a part of our future activities will also concentrate on multidisciplinary research and creating interfaces between law, politics, management and philosophy.

CBS law is involved in teaching BSc in Business Administration and Commercial Law (HA-jur), MSc in Business Administration and Commercial Law (cand.merc.jur), MSc in Business and Economics and Auditing (cand. merc. aud), Master in tax and more than 10 other study programmes at CBS. A majority of the courses are taught in Danish.

CBS LAW also runs a PhD program.


  1. Teaching and associated examination in existing CBS programs (in both Danish and English)
  2. Individual and group-based research meeting high international standards
  3. Contributing to the development and application of the research of the Department’s research areas and to maintain and strengthen CBS’s international research position
  4. Promoting CBS academic reputation
  5. Initiating, fund-raising and coordinating research projects
  6. Promoting teaching and research capabilities of Copenhagen Business School
  7. Contributing to administrative responsibilities and exercising academic citizenship at CBS
  8. Communicating findings to the public in general and to CBS stakeholders in particular
  9. Publishing, scientific communication and research-based teaching
  10. Active participation in the teaching and research activities, including research seminars, workshops and conferences


  1. Advanced degree in an appropriate field
  2. Documented teaching qualifications
  3. Documented research production at an international level
  4. Documented ability to teach and write in Danish at a high academic level
  5. Professional proficiency in English (written and spoken)
  6. Candidates should share a keen interest in working with colleagues in both research and teaching, and to promote a vibrant research culture
  7. Copenhagen Business School has a broad commitment to the excellence, distinctiveness and relevance of its teaching and researchprograms. Candidates who wish to join us should demonstrate enthusiasm for working in an organization of this type (highlighting, for example, relevantbusiness, educational and dissemination activities)
  8. Applicants will be assessed according to the academic rank applied for


Applications must be sent via the electronic recruitment system, using the link below. Applications 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 pedagogical qualifications or other material for the evaluation of his/her 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 one of the Scandinavian languages will be taken into consideration Copenhagen Business School must receive all application material by the application deadline.

Recruitment Procedure:

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.

Among the qualified candidates, selected applicants may be invited for interview.

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

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

Application deadline: 30 September 2019

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

For further information, please visit the CBS LAW website at, and/or contact Andrej Savin, Director of CBS LAW,

Details about Copenhagen Business School are available at

Ansøgningsfrist: 30. september 2019.

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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.

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1. Enter the vacant position you wish to apply for
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