Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) Retail Marketing and Service Management

Company:University of St.Gallen

Location:Switzerland / St.Gallen

Discipline:Retail Marketing and Service Management

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time


Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) Retail Marketing & Service Management (100%)

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Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) Retail Marketing & Service Management (100%)

The University of St. Gallen and its School of Management is seeking an Assistant Professor (tenure track) in the area of Retail Marketing and Service Management. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Retail Marketing, or a directly related field such as Management, Psychology or Marketing. Candidates are expected to have experience in quantitative research methods such as experimental research (lab, field, and online experiments) and/or new interdisciplinary techniques in retail research. The professor will be part of the Institute of Retail Management (IRM), which represents the University’s research activities in the areas of retailing, marketing and channel management. The position involves teaching in both German and English at all levels, with an emphasis on classes dealing with a digitally transforming retail landscape.

The triple accredited (AACSB, AMBA, EQUIS) University of St. Gallen offers a stimulating research environment and a large network of partner companies. We are looking for candidates with both the potential to publish in internationally recognized and leading retail, service management, or social science journals, as well as excellent teaching skills. Ideal candidates should address the challenges of a digitally transforming society as evidenced by the candidate’s research program and innovative teaching methods. Experience in the acquisition of third-party funding is desirable and support of activities at the Institute of Retailing mandatory.

We seek candidates per February 1st 2022 or by mutual agreement. For further information, please contact Professor Dr. Reinhard Jung, Chairman of the Appointment Committee ( The application should include a cover letter (motivation for the position, teaching statement, 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 19th, 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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