Associate Professorship in Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Company:University of St.Gallen

Location:Switzerland / St.Gallen

Discipline:Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time


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Associate Professorship in Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation (100%)

The University of St.Gallen and its School of Management are seeking candidates for an Associate Professorship in the field of Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation. The triple accredited (EQUIS, AACSB, AMBA) university offers a stimulating research environment with a large network, ranging from start-ups and small businesses to large firms, to engage in field studies.

The new associate professor in the School of Management will become part of a dynamic team working at the intersection of social entrepreneurship, innovation, and sustainability. The position involves teaching in English (and preferably also in German) at all levels and in different programs and engaging in co-curricular activity with students. We are looking for a candidate with both an internationally recognised research track record in the leading entrepreneurship and management science journals, as well as excellent teaching skills.

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

For further information, please contact Professor Dr. Reinhard Jung, Chairman of the Search Committee and Dean of the School of Management (

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 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 December 31th 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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