Friday, November 13, 2015

[DMANET] Supply Chain Management: Department of Management Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark

Dear colleagues,

The Department of Management Engineering at the Technical University of Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark ( invites applications for a full-time faculty position (associate professor) in supply chain management. Description is given below.

Best regards,

Jesper Larsen


The Department of Management Engineering invites applications for a position as Associate Professor in Operations Management with a focus on Supply Chain Management and Logistics.

The Department is looking for a flexible and enthusiastic candidate, who is willing to be a part of the continuous development of an internationally strong Operations Management Group with a focus on reaching out to neighboring research areas in general and operations research more specifically. Also, we aim to further strengthen the strong collaboration with industry, commissioning institutions and government research institutes, which is a trademark of the current activities of the Department. The position is a part of the DTU initiative aiming to enhance Danish production research.

The Department research focuses on planning, innovation, and management from an engineering perspective. The aim is to develop theory, methods, and tools that can support private and public organizations in dealing with increasing demands on e.g. competitiveness, productivity and sustainability.

The Operations Management Group is part of the Division of Management Science. The division has a focus on operations research, operations management, implementation and performance management and financial engineering.

Responsibilities and tasks
Research and teaching in the operations management area encompass management and engineering approaches for an effective planning of resources and activities in production and service systems - from the strategic to the operational level, and we strive to combine strong theoretical and practical methods within the area. The associate professor will be involved in further developing application-oriented research and education in operations management in general, and supply chain management and logistics more specifically. You will be course responsible for our current educational activities in supply chain management and will be heading our initiatives in this area.

The applicant is required to conduct research in operations management and supply chain management at a high international level. Dissemination of research results is expected through scientific publications, interdisciplinary collaborative projects at national and international level, and through collaboration with organizations and industry. Furthermore, it is expected that the candidate seeks and obtains external funding. Previous participation in operations research projects is an advantage.

The division contributes to a number of bachelor and master programs. The candidate should actively participate in attracting and supervising B.Sc. and M.Sc. students. The educational responsibilities also include classroom teaching, lecturing, and examinations. The candidate will also be responsible for the supervision of PhD students and postdocs and will have administrative duties including academic assessment work on all levels.

The division's teaching is mainly concentrated on master level activities, but also includes courses on bachelor level. The educational responsibilities will to the extent possible be related to the research focus area, however, flexibility is required. Please note that the expected teaching on bachelor level is required to be in Danish, and on master level it is required to be in English. International candidates are required to take courses in Danish and teach in Danish after a period to be agreed upon with the head of the division.

Candidates must

* hold a PhD degree (or equivalent) as well as academic qualifications equivalent to those obtained by holding an Assistant Professorship
* document didactic/pedagogic training

In the assessment of the candidates consideration will be given to

* experience in teaching and education
* scientific production and research potential at an international level
* the ability to promote and utilize research results
* an all-round experience basis, preferably including international experience
* the ability to contribute to the development of the Department's internal and external cooperation

We offer
DTU offers an interesting and challenging job in an international environment focusing on education, research, public-sector consultancy and innovation, which contribute to enhancing the economy and improving social welfare. We strive for academic excellence, collegial respect and freedom tempered by responsibility. DTU is a leading technical university in northern Europe and benchmarks with the best universities in the world.

Salary and terms of employment
The appointment will be based on the collective agreement with the Confederation of Professional Associations. The allowance will be agreed upon with the relevant union.

Further information
Further information may be obtained from Head of Division, Professor Jesper Larsen, tel.: [resource://skype_ff_extension-at-jetpack/skype_ff_extension/data/call_skype_logo.png] +45 4525 3385, email:<>.

You can read more about DTU Management Engineering at<>.

Application procedure
Please submit your online application no later than 15 December 2015. Applications must be submitted as one PDF file containing all materials to be given consideration. To apply, please open the link "Apply online," fill in the online application form, and attach all your materials in English in one PDF file. The file must include:

* Application (cover letter)
* CV
* Diploma (MSc/PhD - an official translation into English)
* List of publications indicating scientific highlights
* Documentation of teaching experience (e.g. in the form of a teaching portfolio)

Applications and enclosures received after the deadline will not be considered.

All qualified candidates irrespective of age, gender, race, disability, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.

The Department of Management Engineering actively researches in the development of management tool and optimization of processes by utilizing and re-thinking engineering driven methods, models and perspectives. It has a staff of 300 including around 70 doctoral students. The Department has close collaboration across a number of sectors including Danish and international partners from industry and public authorities as well as leading international universities.

DTU is a technical university providing internationally leading research, education, innovation and public service. Our staff of 5,800 advance science and technology to create innovative solutions that meet the demands of society; and our 10,300 students are being educated to address the technological challenges of the future. DTU is an independent academic university collaborating globally with business, industry, government, and public agencies.

Jesper Larsen

Professor/Head of Division
MSc Director (Engineering Management)

Management Science

DTU Management Engineering

Technical University of Denmark


DTU Management Engineering


Building 426

2800 Kgs. Lyngby


Direct +45 45253385<><>

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