Associate Professorship in Behavioral Science

Company:University of St.Gallen

Location:Switzerland / St.Gallen

Discipline:Behavioral Science

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time


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Associate Professorship in Behavioral Science (100%)

The University of St.Gallen and its School of Management are seeking candidates for an Associate Professorship in the field of Behavioral Science with a special emphasis on Marketing. Candidates are expected to have extensive experience in quantitative research methods such as experimental research (e.g. lab, field, and web-based experiments), new data tracking techniques (such as mobile sensing) and new modeling techniques in the empirical social sciences (such as machine learning).

The triple accredited (EQUIS, AACSB, AMBA) university offers a stimulating research environment with a professional behavioral research lab for quantitative experimental research and a large network of companies to engage in field studies.

The new Associate Professor will become part of a dynamic team at the Institute of Marketing with strong ties in both the international scientific marketing and behavioral science community and the corporate world. The position involves teaching in English (and preferably also in German) at all levels with a teaching load according to the university’s standard regulations. We are looking for a candidate with both an internationally recognised research track record in the leading marketing and behavioral science journals, as well as excellent teaching skills.

We seek candidates per February 1st, 2022 or by mutual agreement.

For further information, please contact Professor Dr. Reinhard Jung, Chair of the Appointments Committee (

The application should include a cover letter (motivation for the position), description of teaching, research, and other academic activities, curriculum vitae, list of publications, one publication that best represents your current research, and contact information for two professional references that we may contact if shortlisted for the position. Candidates should submit their application to the President of the University of St.Gallen, Professor Dr. Bernhard Ehrenzeller online via at the latest by January 25, 2021

The University of St.Gallen is strongly committed to promoting equal opportunities and diversity. We specifically encourage women and applicants with backgrounds underrepresented among our current senior faculty to apply.

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