Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Company:University of St.Gallen

Location:Switzerland / St.Gallen

Discipline:Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time


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As a leading business university we set global standards for research and teaching by promoting integrative thought, responsible action and an entrepreneurial spirit of innovation in business and society.

Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) Entrepreneurship & Innovation (100%)

The University of St. Gallen and its School of Management is seeking an Assistant Professor (tenure track) in the area of entrepreneurship or innovation. The professor will be part of the Global Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (GCEI), which bundles the University’s research activities in the areas of entrepreneurship and innovation with the goal to generate global impact through high quality research, teaching and knowledge dissemination.

The triple accredited (AACSB, AMBA, EQUIS) university offers a stimulating research environment and a large network of partner companies.

The assistant professorship has a clear research focus in terms of top end international research output in the fields of entrepreneurship and/or innovation. The thematic focus of this position is on the core topics of entrepreneurship and/or innovation processes in today’s uncertain, technology-centered, and socially diverse business landscape. In this way we do not necessarily wish to impose a narrow thematic focus for this position but search for a colleague who complements and enriches our existing areas of expertise and methodological competences. Teaching quality is traditionally of high importance at HSG, and thus teaching requirements are within the school’s and international standards on all levels (Assessment, Bachelor, Master, PhD).

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

For further information, please contact Professor Dr. Hato Schmeiser, Chairman of the Appointment 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, identification of two publications/working papers that best represent 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 August 15th, 2021.

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

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