Professor in Economics and Ethics

Company:Pforzheim University

Location:Germany / Pforzheim

Discipline:Economics and Ethics

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time


With around 6,200 students and 500 people in teaching, research and administration, Pforzheim University of Applied Sciences is one of the largest universities of applied sciences in Baden- Württemberg. In its three faculties – Design, Economics and Law and Technology – the University of Applied Sciences Pforzheim combines creativity with business education and technical precision.

Interdisciplinarity, internationality, technology and know-how transfer are essential elements of our success. Our employees and students are not only offered specialist training, but also holistic personality development.

At the Business School, the following professorship is to be filled in the field of Economics and Ethics from the winter semester 2019/2020 on:

Professor (f/m/x) (W2) Economics and Ethics

Reference number: 191013

Pay grade: W2

Working time: full time

Application deadline: 11.07.2019

Your responsibilities:

  • You will be teaching Economics in general – German and English – in our Bachelor’s as well as in the Master’s programmes.
  • You will be teaching Business Ethics in the Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes in German and English.
  • You will be actively participating in research and regularly publishing in internationally recognized scientific journals.
  • You will be actively participating in the self-administration of the Economics Department and the University.

Your profile and qualifications:

  • You have proven your scientific qualification by successfully completed studies of Economics and a doctorate.
  • You have a thorough understanding of Economics in general as well as of Ethics in Economics in particular gained during your professional career and proven by corresponding publications.
  • You are an enthusiastic teacher possessing excellent teaching and didactical capabilities proven by an extensive teaching record.
  • You have an excellent command of the English and German language, both written and spoken.
  • Ideally, you gathered experience in the international context during your career.

The formal requirements for applicants are an university degree and a Ph.D. or a comparable scientific qualification. A minimum of five years of postgraduate experience is required, of which a minimum of three years must have been gained outside the university.

Further details (cf. § 47 Landeshochschulgesetz Baden-Württemberg) can be found in an information sheet which can be downloaded from the university's homepage. The Pforzheim University of Applied Sciences aims to increase the proportion of women in its staff and therefore urges qualified interested women to apply. Disabled applicants with the same qualifications have priority.

Please send your application not later than July 11th, 2019 with reference number 191013 by

email to or by post to the Pforzheim University Rector, Prof. Dr. Ulrich Jautz, Tiefenbronner Str. 65, 75175 Pforzheim/Germany.

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