Professor for International Management and Organizational Behavior, Head of a Center (the International Management Institute)

Company:ZHAW School of Management and Law

Location:Switzerland / Zurich

Discipline:International Management and Organizational Behavior

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time


The ZHAW School of Management and Law invites applications for a senior faculty position in the field of culture, creativity, psychology, organizational management, or closely related fields. By committing to excellence in research, management, and outreach, the new faculty member will take a leading role in developing a new center as a leading research outlet for cross-disciplinary initiatives.

Faculty Position, Professor for International Management and Organizational Behavior*, Head of a Center within the International Management Institute

Your role

  • Shaping research, teaching and outreach agenda, and committing to impactful, high-quality research at the intersection between culture, creativity, and international business. Topics may include, but are not limited to, cultural and luxury business and their challenges; behavioral approaches to strategy and management; the effects of culture on business; how organizations change and adapt; innovation and/or digitalization in the context of systems thinking; complexity; social and psychological approaches to international business; or organizational analysis.
  • Establishing and managing a new research center, including managing existing personnel, setting forth needs for the future, and overseeing staff development
  • Enhancing the pipeline of third-party funding (e.g. grants and endowments) with academic and industry partners (e.g., Swiss National Science Foundation, Innosuisse, European Union, ERC, and others)
  • Collaborating with industry partners in joint research projects and executive education
  • Engaging in the educational agenda of the school (teaching at Bachelor, Master, MBA, or executive education levels)
  • Contributing to culture and people development within the team and the department, actively participating in shaping and cultivating the academic environment of the School and the development of the Department and Institute.

Your profile

  • PhD in business, management, economics, political science, finance, psychology, or related fields
  • Academic expertise, evidenced by publications in relevant journals, in the field of business, culture, organizational behavior, systems, and/or economics
  • Leadership skills, communication skills and entrepreneurial spirit; especially appreciated is experience in managing teams of researchers
  • Proven track record in successfully managing industry-academia collaboration, e.g., through work with corporate partners on joint research projects or funding initiatives
  • Experience in teaching to different audiences, manifested through evaluations with consistently high ratings
  • Excellent communication skills in English are essential; a good knowledge of German and other languages (including Chinese) is a plus

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