Call for expression of interest - tenure track assistant professorships


The Department of Strategy and Innovation (SI) at Copenhagen Business School (CBS) is looking for tenure track assistant professors in the following areas: Strategy, Innovation, International Business and Entrepreneurship. Starting date around September 2021.


Copenhagen Business School has the status of an independent university and has more than 20,000 students and app. 450 full-time professors (assistant/associate/full). CBS is thus one of the largest business schools in Northern Europe, covering a wide range of business-related academic fields.

The Department of Strategy and Innovation (SI) is one of 11 departments within CBS. The department has about 45 faculty members, currently including 20 professors, 15 associate professors, 10 assistant professors, in addition to 6 postdocs and 19 PhD students. The department’s research is focused on strategy, innovation, entrepreneurship and international business. The department’s research is generally cross-disciplinary with a strong element of quantitative methods. Faculty members have published in top academic journals including the Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, Management Science, Journal of International Business Studies, among others. 

The vacant assistant professorship is a six-year tenure-track position with research and teaching obligations. Promotion to tenured associate professor is possible with satisfactory teaching and publication performance.
Candidates should hold, or be close to completing, a PhD from an accredited institution. They should have a strong research record (or potential) in the areas listed above, and first-rate method skills. We expect relevant teaching experience and an interest in developing courses and study pro¬grams.

The department will be interviewing on-line via Zoom, August 6-7 and August 10-13. Expressions of interest in an interview are welcome no later than July 24th. 

If you wish to request an interview please send an email to The email must include: A cover letter, your CV, and if possible one sample research paper.

The department will host campus visits by invitation in the Fall/Winter 2020 if the Covid-19 situation allows for that. If not, the job-talks will be held on-line.  We will announce the formal call for applications in August 2020.

To find out more about the department go to

Should you have any questions regarding this call, please contact Head of the Department, Keld Laursen,

The page was last edited by: Department of Strategy and Innovation // 06/24/2020