The Department of Social Sciences and Business at Roskilde University invites applications for an associate professorship in Politics of Law. The position is available from December 1, 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter.
The position is linked to the research groups ‘Global Political Sociology’ and/or ‘Globalisation and Europeanisation’.
The associate professorship includes research, teaching, and outreach obligations. The applicant should match the profile below:
Responsibilities and tasks:
The associate professor’s duties will primarily include research (including publication/academic dissemination duties) and research-based teaching (with associated examination duties) predominantly in the following teaching programmes: ‘Global Studies’ ‘International Studies’, and the Social Science Bachelor Programme. The position also includes a duty to share knowledge with the rest of society – including participation in the public debate. Furthermore, the associate professor is expected to manage research projects, provide guidance and supervision of PhD students and assistant professors and post dos, participate in research and teaching group activities, engage in external fundraising as well as take part in academic assessments.
The successful candidate is expected to;
Applicants must hold a PhD degree or equivalent in an appropriate field. Qualifications within the following scientific areas are required;
You are also required to be enterprising, to possess good interpersonal skills and to be a visible, active participant in the department’s daily activities, in addition to being willing to engage in disciplinary and interdisciplinary collaboration across the department.
In the assessment of the candidates consideration will be given to;
Further information may be obtained by contacting Head of Department, Peter Kragelund. Tel. +45 4674 3335, email: or Deputy Head of Department, Bodil Damgaard, Tel +454674 2251, email: .
Terms of employment:
The position will be filled according to the Agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations (AC). The position is covered by the Protocol on Job Structure.
Read more about the recruitment process at Roskilde University here.
To apply for the position click on the button ’Apply for vacancy here’ below the job advertisement at RUC's homepage. (The job advertisement is found here: https://ruc.dk/en/job/vip.)
Only applications in English are accepted.
Applications must include:
Roskilde University welcomes applications from suitably qualified candidates regardless of age, gender, race, religion or ethnic background.