Professor in Economics

Company:Pforzheim University

Location:Germany / Pforzheim


Employment Type:Permanent Full-time


With around 6,200 students and 500 people in teaching, research and administration, Pforzheim University is one of the largest universities of applied sciences in Baden-Württemberg. In its three faculties - Design, Business , and Engineering - Pforzheim University combines creativity with business education and technical precision. Interdisciplinarity, internationality, technology and know-how transfer are essential elements of our success. Our employees and students are not only offered a technical education, but also a holistic personal development.

At the Business School, the following professorship is to be filled in the field of Economics and Ethics for the winter semester 2022/23:

Professor (f/m/x) (W2) Economics

Reference number: 221011

Pay grade: W2

Working time: full time

Application deadline: 09.02.2022

Your responsibilities:

  • You will be teaching introductory and advanced economics courses in our Bachelor’s business administration and business law programmes. In addition, you will contribute to our Master’s programmes with courses on special topics in economics. You will teach in English and, if possible, also in German.
  • You will be actively participating in research and regularly publishing in internationally recognised scientific journals.
  • You will be actively participating in the self-administration of the Economics Department and the University.

Your profile and qualifications:

  • You have proven your scientific qualification by a university degree in economics and a PhD / doctorate degree in economics or related area.
  • You have extensive knowledge in the field of economics, which you have proven both through relevant professional activities and academic publications in renowned international journals.
  • You are an enthusiastic teacher possessing excellent didactic skills with relevant teaching experience.
  • You are fluent in written and spoken English. You also have a good command of German, which enables you to actively participate in academic self-governance.
  • Ideally, you gained your professional and/or research experience in an international context.

Appointment requirements include a university degree, scientific qualification, which is usually proven by a doctorate, and at least five years of professional experience, of which at least three years must be outside the university sector. Further details (cf. § 47 Landeshochschulgesetz Baden-Württemberg) can be found in a leaflet which can be downloaded from the University's homepage. The Pforzheim University of Applied Sciences aims to increase the proportion of women and therefore strongly encourages qualified female applicants to apply. In case of equal qualification, disabled applicants have priority.

Please address your application to the Rector, Prof. Dr. Ulrich Jautz, and apply via our online application portal, quoting the reference number.

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