Berlin International University of Applied Sciences
Professor of Business Administration
at the Faculty of Business Administration (100%; FoB20-01)
Berlin International is a University of Applied Sciences with a distinct international focus. All
study programs are taught in English. For the Faculty of Business Administration, we are
looking for a
Professor of Business Administration (100%)
The Faculty of Business Administration offers bachelor's degree programs both in Business
Administration and Digital Business & Management. A "Master of Business Administration"
program is in planning. To support our continuous growth, we are looking for a new professor
with an international background as well as substantial professional and academic experience.
The position includes teaching in the bachelor's degree programs as well as in future master's
degree programs. With its distinct interdisciplinary approach, the Faculty of Business
Administration is looking for applicants who are able and disposed to teach across all its
business programs. Professors are also expected and supported to conduct (applied) research
In cooperation with the university's Research Institute, the successful applicant is expected to
to co-coordinate the research activities of the faculty,
to further develop the research agenda of the Faculty of Business Administration,
to contribute to the development of interdisciplinary research across Berlin
The applicants should have expertise in analyzing the impact of the digital transformation on
business models, management and leadership. The consideration of the repercussions of the
digital transformation on the management of businesses should be an important element of
their teaching. Links to relevant industries and institutions as well as an interdisciplinary and
intercultural teaching background are expected.
Berlin International intends to further focus on research activities and to increase its mid to
long term research output. Both a proven track record in substantial (applied) research and
convincing research plans are therefore essential.
A focus in one of the following areas is preferred: Digital Business and Management/Platform
Economy; Finance and Investment; Accounting; International Management; Entrepreneurship;
Statistics and/or Big Data Analysis.
Apart from doing research and teaching, we expect the successful candidate to contribute to
the development of the faculty's degree programs and the Faculty of Business Administration
in general, as well as to carry out administrative duties at the university. The job
responsibilities further involve the active extension of networks for future co-operations.
Minimum job requirements:
Applicants must fulfill the requirements for professorships at Universities of Applied
Sciences (Fachhochschulen) in accordance with the Berlin Higher Education Act, §100.
A PhD, preferably in business administration, computer science, social sciences,
operations research, or other related areas. The degree transcript needs to be
attached to the application.
Recent high quality research output.
At least 5 years of practical experience out of which a minimum of 3 years must have
been outside the university context.
Very good English language skills (teaching language).
Intercultural awareness and competence preferably from earning university degrees
abroad or international work experience.
A strong interest in contributing to the continuous growth of Berlin International
University of Applied Sciences.
Additional essential requirements:
Additional language skills, especially in German.
Solid understanding of the development of the digital world (players, processes, tools,
business models, ...).
Additional preferred requirements:
Experience in project-based teaching.
Expertise in design thinking.
Who we are and what we offer:
Berlin International is a young, growing university of applied sciences immersed in the
creative and international spirit of the city of Berlin. We are a small institution with an
enthusiastic team, and proud to host more than 75 different nationalities among our
students and staff.
Our campus is located in central Berlin, close to the Technical University Berlin, the
University of the Arts (UdK) and to the large Tiergarten park.
Berlin International's Research Institute offers financial support for research projects.
Berlin International is committed to diversity and equal opportunity.
Please hand in your application as one PDF document that contains a cover letter
demonstrating research and teaching interests, a CV with attachments (including attested
certificates of education) listing relevant practical experiences, research (including a list of
publications, lectures, awards, and professional memberships), and a list with teaching
experiences. Any additional documents relevant for the position are welcome.
The post is going to be filled by October 1st, 2020. This is a full-time (100%) position. Residence
in Berlin is expected. Please send your complete application (one PDF file) including all relevant
documents by May 1th, 2020 to the following email address: email@example.com
Berlin International University of Applied Sciences
"Professor of Business Administration (100%; FoB20-01)"