Professorship (W2) in Controlling

Company:Hochschule Pforzheim

Location:Germany / Pforzheim


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. Interdisciplinary, international approaches, technology and know-how transfer are essential elements of our success. We offer not only specialist training for our employees and students, but also holistic personality development.

Our Business School is looking for a candidate to fill the following professorship in the field of controlling for the winter semester 2020/2021:

Professorship (m/f/x) (W2)


Reference number: 191052

Pay grade: W2

Working time: full time

Application deadline: 03.10.2019

Your responsibilities:

  • You will be representing the area “controlling” and teaching in German and English on undergraduate and graduate level,
  • You will be playing an active role in research projects of the faculty and incorporate companies into research projects.
  • You will be actively contributing to internationalization.
  • You will be regularly publishing in internationally recognized scientific journals.

Your profile and qualifications:

  • You have worked in the area “controlling”, gathered international experiences and acquired leadership skills.
  • You are familiar with digital transformation in controlling, finance and accounting.
  • You enjoy teaching and have outstanding didactic skills, which you can prove through teaching experience.
  • You are proficient in written and spoken English.
  • You are willing to actively engage in administrative tasks at the university and to take over organizational functions in the degree programs.

The formal requirements for applicants are a 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. The successful applicant will initially be offered a tenured position on probation which will automatically be changed to a tenured position when the conditions stipulated by the state government (Baden-Württemberg) have been fulfilled. Details can be obtained at The university is an equal opportunities employer and seeks to increase the proportion of women at the institution. Disabled persons will be preferred in the event of equal qualifications.

Please send your application not later than October 3rd, 2019 with reference number 191052 by email to berufungen@hs‐ or by post to the Pforzheim University Rector, Prof. Dr. Ulrich Jautz, Tiefenbronner Str. 65, D-75175 Pforzheim, Germany.

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