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Research assistant at the Department of Management

Aarhus Universitet

Aarhus, Østjylland

Indrykket
07-04-2021
Kontakt
Aarhus Universitet
Fuglesangs Allé 4
8210
Aarhus V
Tlf
87150000
Praktisk information
Oprettet
07-04-2021
Udløber
20-04-2021
Kviknummer
330592161
Jobtype
Studiejob
Fuldtid
Arbejdsområde
Forskning og undervisning
Stillingsbetegnelse
Forskningsassistent
Erfaringer - I højere grad
Ikke angivet (Undervisning og pædagogik), Ikke angivet (Forskning og udvikling)
Sprog
Dansk Læse/ tale

The Department of Management at Aarhus University, School of Business and Social Sciences, invites candidates to apply for a position as research assistant. The successful candidate is expected to take up the appointment from July 1, 2021.

The position is linked to the MAPP Centre, which conducts research on value creation in the food sector. The MAPP Centre is a world-class research Centre working with questions on consumer behaviour in relation to food and beverages as well as the implications of insight into consumer behaviour for both industry and public policy (for more information see www.mapp.au.dk).

The research assistant will perform tasks in relation to a number of externally funded research projects, which will all be linked to questions of consumer behaviour in the food and beverages area. This will include design, execution and reporting of both qualitative and quantitative studies in collaboration with senior researchers.

The position is a fixed-time employment of 18 months.


Qualification requirements
The qualification requirement for appointment as research assistant is a Master's degree.

Candidates are required to have a background in the social sciences, preferably from the areas of economics, marketing and/or psychology. Applicants with working knowledge to handle data, both qualitative and quantitative, including use of basic statistical, quantitative analysis techniques are desired. Applicants are expected to have an understanding of certain statistical software (e.g. SPSS, SAS). Experience with data modelling is a bonus. Good verbal and written communication skills will also be valued.


Who we are
The Department of Management is one of the six departments at Aarhus BSS, one of the five faculties at Aarhus University. Aarhus BSS unites the business and social science-related research fields and brings them closer together to reflect the close relationship between society and the business community. As part of a Top 100 university, Aarhus BSS, and specifically the Department of Management, has achieved the distinguished AASCB, AMBA and Equis accreditations - the latter specifically applying to the school’s core business activities.

The department’s research and teaching environment is highly international and culturally diverse with a mix of Danish and international academic staff members and PhD students. We employ more than 160 academic staff including researchers, PhD students, and research associates and cover a broad range of disciplines within management. We aim to conduct high-quality research, and we give high priority to publishing our research in leading academic journals and presenting it at recognised conferences. In addition, we have a dynamic exchange of international researchers, who stay at the department for a shorter or longer period.

For more information about the Department of Management, please visit: http://mgmt.au.dk/.


Further information
The Department of Management offers a stimulating international environment. The department conducts research and covers teaching in a broad range of areas in relation to marketing and management. More information about the department is available at http://mgmt.au.dk/enhed/.

Further particulars on the position may be obtained from Professor Tino Bech-Larsen, e-mail: tib@mgmt.au.dk

Queries regarding formalities in the application process and technical issues, should be directed to HR, Jeannette Guldborg Petersen, e-mail jeannette.petersen.au.dk

Qualification requirementsThe qualification requirement for appointment as research assistant is a Master's degree.


International applicant?
Aarhus University offers a broad variety of services for international researchers and accompanying families, including relocation service and career counselling to expat partners: http://ias.au.dk/au-relocation-service/. Please find more information about entering and working in Denmark here: http://international.au.dk/research/


Terms of employment
The appointment is made 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 (in Danish).
The job content and qualification requirements are described in further detail in the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Universities.


Application procedure
When you apply for this position it is mandatory to attach the following:

  • Application
  • 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)
In addition the following documents can be included in the application:
  • List of publications (the enclosed publications must be clearly marked on the list of publications)

Publications. Up to three publications may be submitted. 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. Please use this template
  • 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.

The application must be submitted via Aarhus University’s recruitment system, which can be accessed under the job advertisement on Aarhus University's website.

Aarhus UniversityAarhus University is an academically diverse and research-intensive university with a strong commitment to high-quality research and education and the development of society nationally and globally. The university offers an inspiring research and teaching environment to its 38,000 students (FTEs) and 8,000 employees, and has an annual revenues of EUR 885 million. Learn more at www.international.au.dk/

Deadline
20. April 2021

 

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Aarhus Universitet
Fuglesangs Allé 4
8210
Aarhus V
Tlf
87150000
Praktisk information
Oprettet
07-04-2021
Udløber
20-04-2021
Kviknummer
330592161
Jobtype
Studiejob
Fuldtid
Arbejdsområde
Forskning og undervisning
Stillingsbetegnelse
Forskningsassistent
Erfaringer - I højere grad
Ikke angivet (Undervisning og pædagogik), Ikke angivet (Forskning og udvikling)
Sprog
Dansk Læse/ tale
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