At the Department of Culture and Global Studies, The Faculty of Humanities, a position as assistant professor within turisme is available from 01.08.2018 or as soon as possible thereafter. The position is available for a period of 4 years.
The Department of Culture and Global Studies, Faculty of Humanities, seeks to appoint an Assistant Professor in Tourism whose work will complement and extend the existing expertise within the Tourism Research Unit and Tourism Master degree programme at the Aalborg Campus. The successful candidate will conduct research and teaching in one or more of the following areas: tourism and consumption practices; innovation in tourism and tourist experiences; tourism marketing and destination branding.
During their employment as an assistant professor, the successful candidate will be expected to:
Candidates for this position must have submitted, and preferably completed, a doctorate in a relevant field.
In relation to research, applicants should document:
In relation to teaching, applicants should document:
In relation to general competences, applicants should also:
For further information about the research and teaching profile of the department, please consult our website: www.cgs.aau.dk/
A position as assistant professor is a fixed-term training position which includes an obligation to carry out research and teaching activities. To a limited extent, additional tasks may be defined by the University. The appointment includes a requirement to attend a course in university pedagogy for assistant professors organised by the University.
The employment as assistant professor must not exceed a total period of four years at the same institution (a maximum of six years at assistant professor level at AAU and a maximum of eight years at assistant professor level in Denmark).
Applicants for the assistant professorship are required to possess academic qualifications; for example a PhD degree or similar academic qualifications.
The application must contain the following:
Applicants will be assessed by an expert assessment committee. Applicants may be invited to an interview and/or asked to give a trial lecture.
Aalborg University wishes to reflect the diversity of society, and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.
Shortlisting will be applied. This means that subsequent to the deadline for applications the head of department supported by the chair of the assessment committee will select candidates for assessment. All applicants will be informed whether they will be assessed or not. The selected applicants will be informed of the composition of the assessment committee, and each applicant will have the opportunity to comment on the part of the assessment that applies to the applicant in question. When the employment process has been terminated, a final rejection will be sent to the applicants who are not considered for the position.
Any enquiries about the position may be addressed to Head of Department Marianne Rostgaard, firstname.lastname@example.org, telephone (+45) 9940 9924.
Any enquiries relating to the application procedure should be addressed to Line Nørbak at the Faculty Office via email email@example.com or telephone (+ 45) 9940 9584. Your application including attachments must be sent electronically by clicking the “Apply online” link below. The application must be written in English.
Employment is in accordance with the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Universities (the Appointment Order) and the Ministry of Finance's current Job Structure for Academic Staff at Universities. Employment and salary are in accordance with the collective agreement for state-employed academics.