Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) in Organizational Behavior

Company:University of St.Gallen

Location:Switzerland / St.Gallen

Discipline:Organizational Behavior

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time


«A place where knowledge is created» – 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) Organizational Behavior (100%)

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

The thematic focus of this position is on understanding, explaining and transforming attitudes and behaviors of individuals and groups in organizations. Possible profiles may include research on learning and motivation, power and negotiation, wellbeing and stress, justice, ethics, (corporate) responsibility, organizational culture and governance.

According to our claim “From insight to impact” we welcome engaged scholars conveying scientific knowledge with societal relevance to students at all levels.

We seek candidates to fill the position per February 1st, 2023 or by mutual agreement. The appointment is for 6 years, with an intermediate evaluation after 3 years. Based on a tenure track process, successful candidates can be promoted to a tenured Associate Professor position.
Teaching can be in English exclusively. The University's administrative language is German. If the successful candidate has no prior knowledge of German, he or she will be expected to acquire a passive knowledge of the language within two years.

To be considered for this position, applicants should have a doctoral degree and an excellent track record in research and experience in teaching. The application should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of publications, 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 June 14, 2022.

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 faculty to apply.

For further information, please contact Professor Dr. Hato Schmeiser, Chairman of the Appointment Committee (

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