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Fixed-term Professorship (W2) in Business Studies
Published(325 days ago)
Deadline for applications(299 days ago)
Within the institutional framework of the excellence initiative,
the University of Bremen has successfully promoted gender
equality by appointing outstanding female professors.
Building on this experience, the Faculty of Business Studies
and Economics wants to further promote the diversity of its
professorial team and invites applications for a
in Business Studies (Open Topic)
Reference number: P 719/17
The post is a non-renewable appointment for a duration
of five years on the civil service pay scale W2 (starting
salary approx. €65,000 p.a.) and is open from April 1st, 2018.
The open topic professorship provides outstanding
researchers at an early stage in their career with an
opportunity to pursue their own research agenda with a
longer term perspective at the University of Bremen. The
post holder will have favourable teaching terms, and the
Faculty will generously support networking activities.
Successful applicants will have published in outstanding
peer reviewed journals and will have a choice in which of the
Faculty‘s curricular programmes their teaching commitment
of 9 weekly hours will be fulfilled. This position requires a
PhD degree in Business Studies or Economics as well as
further scientific achievements at the level of an associate
professorship/readership. We expect open topic professors
to conduct their courses in English; teaching in German will
not be required. Teaching experience in a university setting is
required. All professorial post holders expand their teaching
skills by participating in continuous education courses at the
University or beyond.
The University of Bremen is an equal opportunity employer
and aims particularly at increasing the share of female faculty
members in research and teaching. Qualified women are
therefore especially encouraged to apply. International
applications or national applications from candidates with an
immigration background are explicitly welcome. Candidates
with disabilities will be given preference in case of equal
In case the requirements for appointment to a civil servant
are not fulfilled, appointment to a professor can be made in
accordance with the public employee status. The appointment
shall be made in accordance with section 18 of the
Bremen Higher Education Act (§ 18 BremHG).
Please submit your application including the reference
number, a proposed research and teaching plan for the
next five years, a CV outlining your research and teaching
experience by 24th October 2017 in writing to the Dean,
Professor Jochen Zimmermann, Fachbereich 7, Postfach
33 04 40, D-28334 Bremen, or send your application
package electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org. We
will conduct interviews for this post in December; if you have
not received an invitation by that time, please consider your
application as unsuccessful. For initial informal inquiries,
please contact the Dean, Professor Jochen Zimmermann
For further information on the professorial appointment
procedures at the University of Bremen please consult http://www.uni-bremen.de/en/berufungsverfahren.html.