The University of Liechtenstein is a state university according to Swiss standards. The institution has established excellent relations to industry and makes significant contributions to the international research community within the School of Business. The Information Systems division at the University of Liechtenstein focusses on digital innovation and transformation, taking a distinct process science view to cover the many dynamics and various facets of digitalization relevant for economy and society. Team members regularly publish in international top journals such as Management Science, Management Information Systems Quarterly, Information Systems Research and Journal of Management Information Systems, as well as practice-oriented outlets such as Harvard Business Review, California Management Review, and MIT Sloan Management Review.
The Liechtenstein Business School at the University of Liechtenstein invites applicants for the following position to be filled as soon as possible:
Professor of Information Systems (open rank, 100%, m/w/d)
The candidate is expected to competently represent research, teaching and transfer in the field of Information Systems:
Topic: The profile is expected to have in-depth knowledge of the core elements of the design, use and value creation of Information Systems in organizations. In addition, specialization in one (or more) direction(s) is expected, which will be determined based on the successful candidate’s background. Candidates will be given preference who can demonstrate a fit of their specialization with the regional requirements of the Liechtenstein economic area and society.
Teaching: Active in an inspiring educational environment, candidates should bring experience with innovative teaching and learning formats, as well as a high level of enthusiasm for teaching and the personal development of students. The professorship will contribute to teaching on all levels, undergraduate, postgradudate and executive level.
Research: Committed to research excellence, the professorship regularly contributes to internationally recognized and highly ranked publication formats. Research contributions have impact and advance the profile of the university and the country. The professorship brings experience in successfully securing research funding from national and international research foundations.
Transfer: As an entrepreneurial university in a vibrant economic area, candidates should demonstrate that they can successfully communicate and cooperate with representatives from business, society and politics. The professorship develops contributions of relevance to society. The professorship brings experience in successfully acquiring and delivering projects with industry.
Leadership: The professorship takes responsibility in the scientific community and has a good network of international partners. The candidate is expected to develop international visibility in his/her field. It is also expected from the professorship to commit to university leadership roles as they will arise in course of the further establishment of the professorship.
Cooperation: Committed to economically and socially relevant problem solving, the professorship works in an interdisciplinary manner, contributing Information Systems competences to the collaboration with other disciplines both at the university and beyond.
Completed doctoral degree and evidence of professorial qualification, demonstrated by, for example, tenure evaluation (or habilitation) or equivalent record.
We are looking for candidates who bring the ability, passion, and motivation to actively build a group of both regional and international impact.
The University of Liechtenstein is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to continue increasing the proportion of women in research and teaching. Therefore, we particularly encourage suitably qualified women to apply.
We offer a dynamic collegiate environment with locally and internationally active researchers, as well as a competitive salary and excellent development opportunities. We work closely with partners at other universities, government agencies and in industry. Our academic community enjoys a vibrant and innovative setting and is located in one of the most livable areas in the heart of Europe.
Contact and Address
For further information, please contact: Professor Dr. Jan vom Brocke, jan.vom.brockeuni.li.
Application: Please send your online application including a motivation letter, a full CV, a full list of publications, a full list of courses taught, a full list of third party funding, a teaching statement, a research statement and a transfer statement in electronic version as soon as possible, and no later than March 10, 2023 (see red button below) to: University of Liechtenstein, Human Resources, Fürst-Franz-Josef-Strasse, 9490 Vaduz.