Professorship (W3) of Business Administration with a specialization in Digitization and Process Management
The School of Business and Economics invites applications for the position of a
Professorship (W3) of Business
Administration with a specialization in
Digitization and Process Management
to be filled as of winter term, 2021.
The holder of the position must represent the field of digitization and process management
in research and teaching and must be qualified in the field of business administration.
Candidates are expected to focus on topics of innovative design and digitization of
processes along the value chain of an organization. This includes the design of digital
network infrastructures (e. g., automation, AI, IoT etc.), the processes for digitization
(e. g., data management, data science) or the optimization of internal/external value-added
processes (e. g., supply chain management). An international orientation in research
and/or teaching is expected.
Candidates must possess a quantitative-empirical orientation in their research with a
focus on topics in the field of business administration. A strong background in empirical
methods as well as an application-oriented approach to research are desirable. Candidates
are expected to take an active part in the school's research focus "Innovative Value
Creation and Entrepreneurship". In addition to excellence in research, documented by
outstanding publications in peer-reviewed international journals with an impact factor,
an appropriate pedagogical aptitude is required. The holder of the position has to offer
courses in the school's Bachelor's and Master's programs, in particular in the internationallyoriented,
business administration programs as well as in business informatics. In
addition, he/she must actively contribute to the design and further development of the
teaching focus "Information and Innovation Management". Candidates are expected to
offer courses in English. Experience in the successful acquisition of third-party funds and
active commitment to the further development of the department are required.
The courses to be offered can be held in German and English. Applicants without proficient
knowledge of the German language are expected to be willing to acquire German language
skills within a reasonable period of time.
The employment requirements of §§ 61, 62 HHG apply. The Philipps University puts great
emphasis on the intensive supervision of students and doctoral candidates and expects
a strong presence of the teaching staff at the university.
We support women and therefore specifically encourage them to apply. Applicants with
children are welcome – The Philipps-University is committed to the goal of a familyfriendly
university. Disabled applicants with equal aptitude will be given preference.
Please send your application documents to the President of the Philipps University
Marburg, firstname.lastname@example.org in a single PDF file by August 28th 2020 at the latest.