Professorship in Strategic Management

Company:University of Fribourg

Location:Switzerland / Fribourg

Discipline:Strategic Management

Employment Type:50%, Open Rank


The Faculty of Management, Economics, and Social Sciences of the University of Fribourg (Switzerland) invites applications for a professor position as

Professorship in Strategic Management (50%, Open Rank)

at the Department of Management. The position will be filled using the tenure-track procedure (initial limitation to four years, subsequent tenure if the tenure-track criteria are met) and includes a funded doctoral student position (50%). The expected start date is September 1, 2025.

The future professor will teach German and English courses at the Bachelor’s and Master’s levels. The courses should cover different aspects of strategy and strategic management (e.g., business and corporate strategy, strategic planning, strategic alliance management).

The successful candidate must have demonstrated the ability to publish regularly in leading scientific journals in the field of strategic management.

As the University of Fribourg is bilingual (French/German), fluency in German and English is required, with passive knowledge of French or a declared desire to acquire it. The University offers attractive working conditions and a very competitive salary in international comparison.

Candidates should have a doctorate (Ph.D.) in management or in a related domain, preferably specializing in strategy or strategic management, a strong research record, and excellent teaching skills.

The University of Fribourg is keen to promote a fair representation of women in teaching and research and encourages applications from women. The position is also open to candidates early in their careers. The University of Fribourg is a signatory of the DORA declaration and attaches great importance to the qualitative evaluation of academic performance.

Candidates should send their complete application package (motivation letter describing their qualifications for the position, CV, list of publications, teaching experiences, administrative responsibilities, research grants obtained, proposal of future research, three professional references, and a choice of three representative scientific publications) until 30 June 2024 electronically in a single pdf-file to the Chair of the committee, Prof. Dr. Silke Bambauer-Sachse,, with a copy to the deans’ office, Additional information can be obtained from Prof. Dr. Silke Bambauer-Sachse.

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