Professor with Special Responsibilities in Information Systems, Organization and E-Governance Aalborg University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Political Science Denmark



At The Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Political Science, a position as Professor with Special Responsibilities in Information Systems, Organization and E-Governance is open for appointment from 1. September 2018 or soon thereafter.



The position is temporary, and is limited to 5 years. 

The professorship is affiliated with the Center for IS Management (CIM). In terms of teaching, the assignments are related to the bachelor and master's programs in Public Innovation and Digitalization and Politics, Administration and Social Studies, and the Master's degree in Public Governance (MPG). 

Furthermore, the research is related to the research fields information systems, innovation and digitization with particular focus on management aspects.

Qualification requirements 

It is presupposed that applicants can document a high degree of original scientific production at an international level, and can document having contributed considerably to the development of the subject area of the job description. Furthermore, applicants must account for their potential to further develop the subject area. Emphasis will be placed on the applicant's ability to perform research management and other management functions, provide pedagogical guidance as well as supervision and take part in academic assessments. Special emphasis will be placed on the potential of the applicant to undertake the specific projects related to this position, cf. job description. 

Research in digitization in the public sector is an advantage. Applicants with experience within the engaged research tradition (collaboration with practice) are preferable. The position is linked to the management of the CIM research group.

The application must contain the following 

• Motivated application. 
• Current CV 
• Complete list of publications. 
• List of publications that the applicant wishes to be considered. A maximum of 10 publications may be submitted.
• Co-author statements in relation to publications written with other authors must be enclosed with a declaration from each of the authors, stating the extent of the applicant's contribution to the total work. The declaration must be signed by the co-authors. Link to Template.
• Education (copies of documentation for degrees obtained). 
• Documentation for teaching qualifications. Link to Guidelines.

The complete application with enclosures is to be submitted online by using the "apply online" button. 

Aalborg University wishes to reflect the diversity of society, and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.


An expert assessment committee will assess all candidates.

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.

Contact information 

You may obtain further information about the academic contents of the position from Head of Department Anette Borchorst, phone +45 9940 8427, e-mail: 

Information about the Department can be found on the following website:

If you have any questions regarding the application procedure, you may contact Søren Vaagholt Nielsen, phone +45 9940 3881, e-mail:




Appointment is in accordance with the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Universities (the Appointment Order) and the Ministry of Higher Education and Science's Job Structure for Academic Staff at Universities. Salary is in accordance with the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations (AC) on Academics in the State.







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