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    ___ Professor/Associate Professor____

    in ______Logistics/Operations/Supply Chain Management______

    BI Norwegian Business School, Department of Strategy and Logistics, is searching for a professor/ associate professor in Logistics, Operations and/or Supply Chain Management with focus on applied research.

    The Department of Strategy and Logistics offers teaching and undertakes research on strategic perspectives on management, technology, organization, material flows, decision making and value creation –both in a national and international context. The department has an active research agenda. At present the logistics faculty-group has research projects within transportation, strategy development of logistics service providers, managing supplier relationships in construction, reverse logistics, as well as humanitarian logistics. The group is involved in BI’s teaching such as Master of Science, Executive MBA, Executive Master of Management programmes as well as several Bachelor programmes.

    The main responsibilities of the position are research and teaching within logistics/operations and supply chain management. A broad interest in teaching is an advantage. Nearly all teaching at the graduate level at BI is in English. Applicants are expected to actively contribute to the faculty at the department. Motivated candidates will get exciting challenges in a heterogeneous, dynamic and stimulating working environment. Applicants must have a PhD degree and demonstrated teaching skills. Weight will be given to research publications and documented teaching practice.

    Qualifications will be evaluated according to the usual rules for academic positions at universities and specialized university institutions. The position offers membership of the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund.

    BI will place emphasis on whether applicants have cooperated with the business sector and/or the public sector, including R&D work, research dissemination and research-based advisory services. Weight will be attached to international work experience in the field of economics and business administration.

    Women are encouraged to apply

    Qualified applicants may be called in for an interview, trial lecture or seminar presentation. BI Norwegian Business School reserves the right not to appoint applicants who are academically qualified if they are found not to satisfy other explicit requirements with respect to pedagogical skills,

    teaching experience, work experience in or in cooperation with the business sector or inter-personal skills.

    Further information about the position can be obtained from Randi Lunnan,, 46 41 04 79

    Application, CV and complete list of academic work must be submitted electronically:

    Remember that your highest degree and other particularly relevant education must be documented.

    Academic works, copies of up to fifteen publications, and any information about and/or documentation of other activities that may be of significance for an assessment of the applicant’s qualifications should be sent separately in four copies. These documents should be addressed to the President and sent to BI Norwegian Business School, HR-Department, Nydalsveien 47, 0484 Oslo, Norway.

    Work may not be submitted after the deadline 1 June 2014.
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