«A place where knowledge is created» - As one of Europe's leading universities of economics and business
administration, the University of St.Gallen (HSG), Switzerland, is committed to the education of
over 8500 students and is one of the largest employers in the region, providing around 3100 employees
with an attractive and innovative environment for research.
Associate Professor of Digital Sociology (75%)
The University of St Gallen seeks to appoint an Associate Professor of Digital Sociology within the
School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) from February 1, 2020.
The successful candidate will be a qualitative social researcher with experience in mixed methodology. She or he will investigate the theories, methodologies and practices involved in the interaction between digital technologies and society and assess their political and ethical implications. Research areas could include the workplace, networks and communities, social relationships, intimacy and the self.
Candidates will be committed to interdisciplinary research and teaching and will cooperate with colleagues
in the SHSS and in the University's main disciplines.The languages of instruction are German and
Applicants must have a PhD, first-rate publications, and outstanding university teaching experience.The
teaching requirement in the Contextual Studies program
(https://www.unisg.ch/en/studium/darumhsg/kontextstudium) is 6 hours a week (approximately 2 courses)
The University of St Gallen is an equal opportunity employer.We specifically encourage women to
apply, as well as applicants with backgrounds that are underrepresented among our current senior faculty.
To discuss the position informally, please contact ProfessorYvette Sánchez,Head of the Search Committee:
Yvette.email@example.com / Tel.: +41 71 224 25 66.
Candidates should submit their applications electronically, including a letter, curriculum vitae, list of publications,
copies of degrees, and teaching evaluations via the website: https://www.unisg.ch/jobs).The
deadline for applications is May 20, 2019.
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