Assistant Professor in Digitalisation

Company:NHH Norwegian School of Economics

Location: Norway / Bergen

Discipline: Digitalisation

Employment Type: Temporary position for four years


Assistant Professor in Digitalisation

About NHH

NHH Norwegian School of Economics is one of the leading business schools in Europe. We have an internationally recognised research environment and collaborate with 195 universities and business schools worldwide. NHH is the first choice for students who want to study business administration in Norway. Our activities are characterised by high quality, strong ethical standards, and a collective drive for common goals.

In close partnership with the business community and society, we generate and disseminate new knowledge and create value for a sustainable future. NHH is located in the city of Bergen and has around 3,750 students and 455 employees.

About the position

NHH in Bergen, Norway, invites applications to a full-time assistant professor position at the Department of Strategy and Management. We seek candidates with research and teaching interests in digitalisation, digital transformation and business process management. The position has a duration of four years and is directly connected to the Digital Transformation project. With funding from Equinor’s 'akademiaavtalen', the group works on research themes such as: digital platforms and ecosystems, digitalisation and business process management and responsible digitalisation.

You will be part of a strong and supportive team of researchers dedicated to producing research with an international outreach in high-ranked publication outlets. The position involves teaching on average one course per year and some graduate supervision.

Employment requires a Ph.D. in information systems or adjacent fields, or business administration with a relevant specialisation. Candidates should have completed a doctoral degree from a well-recognised Ph.D. program within the last five years and should document a strong publication pipeline. It is an advantage if the candidate is able to teach in one of the Scandinavian languages. Experience in teaching is a strength, but not a requirement, as NHH offers pedagogical training to prepare faculty for an all-round career in academia. The appointee must take one basic module of the programme for university pedagogy during the fixed-term period.


NHH offers

The salary will be negotiable within the Norwegian State Salary Scale for assistant professors.

In Norway, health care for all individuals, schooling for children and most other public services are free. NHH offers a favourable arrangement with membership in the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund (SPK), generous research funds for traveling and conference participation, and a bonus system for publication in top international journals. The city of Bergen has a mild and coastal climate and offers rich opportunities for culture and outdoor activities as well as a family-friendly environment (

General information

The appointee must comply with the guidelines that apply to the position at any time.

The state labour force shall reflect the diversity of Norwegian society to the greatest extent possible. People with immigrant backgrounds and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply for the position.

In the assessment of applicants, international experience and qualifications will be emphasised. In the event of equivalent qualifications, female applicants will be given preference. We will invite qualified applicants to an interview, and possible to present a paper at a departmental seminar.

The application should contain details of the applicant's scientific and pedagogical education and work experience. Applicants are requested to present a four-year research plan with their application. In addition, the applicant should provide an overview of teaching experience and if possible, confirmation of teaching quality. The application and enclosed documentation, including a CV, certificates with grades, a maximum of 5 published or unpublished research papers, and a complete list of published papers, should be submitted through the Jobbnorge online portal as part of the application. To open the application, please click 'Apply for this job'. For English version, go to the menu at the top right side.

Three reference letters (in PDF format) must be submitted by the referees directly to NHH at, within 16 August 2024.

In accordance with §25 (2) of the Freedom of Information Act, information about the applicant may be made public even if the applicant has requested not to have his/her name entered on the list of applicants. The applicant will be notified if his/her request is not respected.

Enquiries about the position should be directed to Associate Professor Kjersti Berg Danilova (e-mail:" target="_blank"> or Professor Jon Iden (e-mail:" target="_blank">

Deadline for applications is 16 August 2024. This date also applies to the submission of publications/written work.

Questions about the position

Kjersti Berg Danilova

Associate Professor

Jon Iden


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