Part-time lecturer in digital transformations and communication

A position as part-time lecturer in digital transformations and communication at the Department of Management, Society and Communication (MSC) is available as of 1 February 2024. As a part-time lecturer in digital transformations and communication you will be part of the team teaching the Digital Media, Organizations and Communication (DMOC) profile in the Cand.merc.kom master’s program. In this profile, we study and teach how digital transformations and datafication create new conditions for communication and organizations. We are beyond individual technologies or step-by-step prescriptions that will age quickly, and focus more on broader societal, technological, and regulatory developments. 

As part-time lecturer you will have the opportunity to apply your knowledge to educate young people and to provide them with insight into your practical experience. At CBS part-time lecturers represent an important supplement to the teaching done by researchers. Your role as part-time lecturer will also provide you with opportunities to update your theoretical knowledge, to share in discussions with ambitious students and to be part of an international academic environment.

The position is on a 3-year part-time basis, which can be extended within the framework of the Danish Fixed-Term Employment Act (lov om tidsbegrænset ansættelse).

MSC’s research and teaching addresses the dynamic relations between business and society and the responsible management thereof. To this end, MSC mobilizes a wide range of expertise within management and business disciplines as well as the broader social and human sciences, organized in three interconnected research environments: CBS Sustainability; Centre for Business and Development Studies; the Communication, Organization and Governance Research Cluster.

The position includes

  • Planning and conducting teaching on digital transformations, datafication and communication
  • Student supervision
  • Preparing teaching materials
  • Conducting exams and other evaluations

To fill this position, you are required to have a master’s degree and must have: 

  • High-level practical experience at a high level, which has not been gained through academic employment with a university, or
  • Employment in an academic principal position with another university (e.g. as assistant professor/researcher, associate professor/senior researcher, or professor/professor with special responsibilities).
  • A part-time lecturer who is employed on the merits of his or her relevant practical experience must possess in-depth, up-to-date knowledge of the possible applications of digital transformations, datafication, and communication. This knowledge is/has been acquired through employment within the subject.
  • Employment as part-time lecturer presupposes that teaching qualifications are included in the assessment of applicants for an external associate professor.

Other skills

  • In addition to having a relevant master’s degree, emphasis is placed on your specialization and professional skills within the content of the respective courses.
  • Good communication skills and an ability facilitate a safe learning environment.
  • Proficiency in both Danish and English as the teaching must be conducted in both Danish and English

The conditions of employment and the qualification requirements are described further in the Ministerial Order on Job Structure for Academic Staff at Universities.

Terms of employment

Salary and employment will be in accordance with the Cirkulære om aftale om Eksterne lektorer ved universiteter m.fl. under Uddannelses- og Forskningsministeriet. The maximum number of working hours per academic year is 500 and may vary as needed in individual semesters. Remuneration is based on the number of hours, which is determined twice a year.

When employed as a part-time lecturer you must take an introductory course on university teaching organised by CBS.

You will be assigned a researcher at the department as your professional contact person. You are expected to participate in professional events relevant to your teaching and you will also be part of the department’s network of part-time lecturers.

The recruitment process

Copenhagen Business School invites all qualified candidates to apply for the position. An appointment committee will review the applications and invite a selection of qualified candidates to an interview.

One of CBS’ strategic goals is the promotion of diversity, which is why every effort has been made to ensure a recruitment process that reduces potential bias. Applicants are therefore encouraged not to include a photo or unnecessary personal information in their application.

Further information

If you would like to know more about the position, please do not hesitate to contact course coordinator Daniel Lundgaard,

Your application

To apply, click on the link “Apply online”, fill out the application form and attach the following documentation:

  • Letter of motivation
  • CV
  • Diploma(s)
  • Teaching Portfolio
  • Publication list, if relevant for the position

Additional information about CBS and the department is available at

Application due: 11/29/2023