«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.
Full Professor of Strategic Management
The University of St.Gallen and its School of Management are seeking candidates for a chaired professorship
in the field of Strategic Management.
We are looking for an individual,who has demonstrated thought leadership in the research debates
about strategic management. This may include research such as corporate strategy and growth research,
strategy as practice, strategy process research, business models, strategy execution, innovation,
capability dynamics and management cognitions. It may further include topics such as competitive dynamics,
mergers and acquisitions, corporate parenting and global strategies.
This professorship includes an outstanding international research profile, in combination with demonstrated
leadership of academic units.This involves teaching strategic management courses at the Bachelor,
Master or PhD levels. Responsibilities include also tutoring of post docs and PhD students, a
willingness and ability to engage with the business community in projects and executive teaching as well
as participation in the co-management of a research institute.
We seek candidates per August 1, 2018 or by mutual agreement.The University of St.Gallen is committed
to increasing the number of international and female scholars among its faculty. Therefore, we especially
welcome applications from international and female scholars.
For further information, please contact Professor Dr.Dietmar Grichnik, Chairman of the Search Committee
and Dean of the School of Management (Dietmar.Grichnik@unisg.ch
Candidates should submit their application, including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, references, publications
list, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three publications that best represent their current
research profile, in an electronic form to the President of the University of St.Gallen, Professor Dr.
Thomas Bieger using our online tool at www.unisg.ch/jobs
. The deadline for applications is November
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