«A place where knowledge is created» - As one of Europe’s leading universities of economics and business
administration, the University of St.Gallen (HSG), Switzerland, is committed to the education of
over 8000 students and is one of the largest employers in the region, providing around 2300 employees
with an attractive and innovative environment for research.
Professor of Sustainability Management
The University of St.Gallen and its School of Management are seeking candidates for a chaired or associate
professorship in the field of Sustainability Management (open rank).
We are looking for an individual who has demonstrated thought leadership in the debates about sustainability
management.This may include contributions about firms’ role in moving towards sustainable
development, cognitive barriers and facilitators of sustainability, organisational change, relations between
firms and external stakeholders, sustainable consumption, sustainable corporate strategy, sustainable
investment, sustainable entrepreneurship or social innovation.
This includes an outstanding international research profile in combination with a passion for scholarly
contributions and positive societal impact.A particular requirement of this position is the ability to collaborate
with faculty and students across the University of St.Gallen to support integration of sustainability
in all schools and beyond. Innovative contributions in teaching corporate sustainability to students
and executives are welcome. It is expected that the holder of this position will participate in the comanagement
of a research institute. Furthermore, the candidate is supposed to strengthen the existing
links between the University of St.Gallen and important international initiatives in the field.
We seek candidates per February 1st, 2019 or by mutual agreement.The University of St.Gallen is
committed to increasing the number of international scholars among its faculty. In pursuit of increased
diversity and gender equality we especially welcome applications from women.
For further information, please contact Professor Dr.Dietmar Grichnik, Chairman of the Search Committee
and Dean of the School of Management (firstname.lastname@example.org
Candidates should submit their application, including cover letter, curriculum vitae, references, publications
list and a published work that best represents their current research profile, in electronic form to
the President of the University of St.Gallen, Professor Dr.Thomas Bieger using our online tool at
. The deadline for applications is November 30, 2017.
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