Professorship (with W2 tenure track) in Business Administration

AnbieterJustus-Liebig-Universität Gießen
ArbeitsortGießen, Hessen, Deutschland
KategorieWirtschaft / Betriebswissenschaft
Verwaltung / Regierung


Owing to the successful application to the German federal-state programme for promoting early-career researchers (tenure-track programme), the

Faculty of Economics and Business Studies
invites applications for a

W1 Professorship (with W2 tenure track) in Business Administration, especially Data Science and Digitalization
The position is offered with the earliest possible starting date for a period of six years pursuant to § 64 Para.
3 and 4 HHG (Hessian Higher Education Act). According to § 64 Para. 3 HHG, the applicant should have gained a doctoral degree at an institution of higher education other than Justus Liebig University Giessen (JLU) or have been in academic employment at an institution other than JLU for at . The duration of said post-doctoral employment may not exceed four years or, in the case of successful completion of further academic training . 6 HHG, may not exceed seven years. In the case of successful completion of . 2 HHG, the appointment will be converted into a permanent W2 professorship. Proficient knowledge of . The successful candidate will represent the specialty of data science and digitalization in research and teaching.
We seek applicants from the field of business administration who excel in combining interdisciplinary competencies, particularly statistics and machine learning, programming, data . A reference to applied . We require candidates’ research to exhibit a quantitative -empirical orientation and to focus on issues relevant from a business perspective.
Relevant, international publications in prestigious journals are a . First experiences in acquiring external funds are desirable. Successful raising of such . Strong methodological competencies and an orientation toward applied research are desirable. We expect the professorship to participate in our educational programs at the Bachelor, Master, and PhD levels, including participation in the Giessen Graduate Centre for Social Sciences, Business, . The professorship is requested to offer some of its courses in English. We expect the professorship to actively contribute to the development of the focal areas of the faculty and to sharpen th e faculty’s international profile.
Further, we expect the professorship’s willingness to cooperate within the framework of the Research Campus of Central Hessen as well as the Entrepreneurship Cluster of Central Hessen.
The integration of gender issues in teaching and . The JLU aims to employ more women in academic research. We therefore particularly encourage . JLU also pursues the goal at faculty leadership level of increased competence in dealing with gender and family-related issues.
JLU is regarded as a family-friendly . Applicants with children are very welcome. Applications from disabled people of equal . Please send your letter of application (no e-mails, please) with a CV and a documentation of your qualifications and teaching competence to:

The President of the Justus Liebig University Giessen, Erwin-Stein-Gebaeude, Goethestrasse 58, 35390 Giessen, Germany, quoting reference number 02-02/18.
Applications must be received by



February, 2018
at the latest.
Candidates are strongly recommended to refer to our webpage on application procedures at ?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> . Please only submit copies of your application documents as they cannot be returned after the application procedure has been completed.
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