Faculty of Business, Economics and Informatics
Assistant Professorship (non-tenure track) in «Business Economics, with a
focus on Personnel Economics, Innovation and Vocational Education»
The Faculty of Business, Economics and Informatics of the University of Zurich
invites applications for an Assistant Professorship (non-tenure track) in
«Business Economics, with a focus on Personnel Economics, Innovation and
Vocational Education» starting in fall 2022.
Candidates should hold a Ph.D. degree in Business, Economics or related
fields, have an excellent record of academic achievements, and have the
potential for internationally recognized research in the area of Business
Economics, in particular Personnel Economics with a link to Innovation and
Education. They should have shown an interest in vocational education and
training (in Switzerland or neighboring countries), they should have strong
methodological skills and they should have a proven potential to develop a
research field. Moreover, we expect an interest in attracting external
funding, in knowledge transfer and in supporting the development of the
Leading House «Economics of Vocational and Professional Education and
Training». Candidates should have a record of teaching skills and should bring
an interest in supervising students at graduate and undergraduate level.
A successful candidate is expected to have high publication potential and be
engaged in internationally recognized research in the area of Business
Economics with a focus on innovation topics in relation with personnel and
education policies, have experience in teaching and participated in knowledge
transfer activities. The performance evaluation will be undertaken in line
with DORA and the Open Science Policy of the University of Zurich.
Through its educational and research objectives, the University of Zurich aims
at attracting leading international researchers who are willing to contribute
to its development and to strengthening its reputation. The University of
Zurich is an equal opportunity employer and in particular strives to increase
the percentage of women in leading positions. Therefore, qualified female
researchers are encouraged to apply.
Please submit your application here until February 28, 2022.
Documents should be addressed to Prof. Dr. Harald Gall; Dean of the Faculty of
Business, Economics and Informatics; University of Zurich; Switzerland.