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Research Assistants at the Department of Marketing & Management

The Department of Marketing & Management in Odense and Slagelse now welcomes applications for exciting full-time positions as research assistants for a period of 1-2 years, starting August 15th, 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Who are your new colleagues?

Research within the Department is anchored in an understanding of the cooperation between markets, organizations and individuals. It encompasses a variety of areas from evolutionary models of organization to new forms of consumption. It is the ambition of the Department to be in the international frontline in these areas and to seek synergy between research, teaching and knowledge dissemination. Also, the Department addresses social challenges and exchange knowledge with society through high-quality study programmes and genuine engagement with external partners and society at large.

The Department believes in fostering a stimulating and inspiring environment for both staff and students. We offer an informal and inspiring work environment with high degree of autonomy. Further information can be obtained from the Department’s website. Also, feel free to contact Head of Department Jeanette Lemmergaard by emailing or call Head of Secretariat Kirsten Stribley +45 65 50 46 41 or email

What will you be doing?

As our new research assistant, you will be assisting the Department with a variety of tasks such as:

  • teaching assignments
  • exam planning and examination
  • supervision of student projects
  • assisting researchers with research projects
  • collecting, processing and analyzing data
  • administrative tasks

Research at the Department is organized in five research units; Consumption, Culture & Commerce, International Business & Entrepreneurship, Integrative Innovation Management, Management of People, Strategic Organizational Design. As a research assistant you are typically affiliated with one of these units or assisting the Head of Department. You are welcome to target your application to a specific unit, and if you do so please indicate this in the headline of your application.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for ambitious and committed candidates, who can work independently, systematic and structured. To fulfill the requirements of the positions, we expect you to be physically present at SDU Odense or Slagelse campus on a daily basis and to be actively engaged in the various activities at the Department’s academic environment.

We expect you to have:

  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Master English both written and spoken at a high level
  • A master’s degree in Business Economics or a similar degree in or relevant to one of the above-mentioned research areas within our Department

In our evaluation of the applications we will prioritize:

  • Academic competences, i.e. the quality of academic diplomas, grades etc.
  • Previous experience with teaching or research

How to apply for the position?

Appointment to the position will be in accordance with the salary agreement between the Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations.

For more information on the department guidelines for qualification and recruitment please visit our web.

An application must include:

  • Motivation letter
  • Detailed CV
  • Academic certificates/Diplomas. As a master’s degree is a requirement for this position, please indicate if you haven’t finished this yet, and include information on when you will be able to send us your diploma.
  • Information on experience from former employments
  • References

All non-Danish documents must be translated into English.

Assessment of applications will be done under existing Appointment Order for universities.

Applications will be assessed by an assessment committee. The committee may request additional information, and if so, it is the responsibility of the applicant to provide the necessary material.

When the assessment committee has submitted its report, the applicant will receive the part of the evaluation that concerns him/her.

The assessment report will subsequently be forwarded to the Head of Department who will assemble an appointments committee. The appointments committee will manage and complete the job interviews, should such be conducted.

Applications that are incomplete with regard to the above requirements will not be assessed by the committee.

Shortlisting and tests may be used in the assessment process.

The University wishes our staff to reflect the diversity of society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.

As part of the overall assessment of the applicant’s qualifications, an interview may be applied.

Applications must be submitted electronically using the link "Apply online". Uploaded files must be in Adobe PDF (unlocked) or Word format.

Read the guideline for applicants.

Each field can only contain a single file of max. 10 Mb.

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Deadline 2020-Apr-27

You can apply for the job at Faculty of Business and Social Sciences by completing the application form