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Professorship of Sociology
University of St.Gallen
St. Gallen (Schweiz)
«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 8000 students and is one of the largest employers in the region, providing around 2300 employees
with an attractive and innovative environment for research.
The University of St.Gallen and its School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) seek to appoint by
February 1st 2019 a
Full Professor of Sociology
We seek outstanding academics who have demonstrated academic leadership in theories and methods
of social science in both teaching and research.The successful candidate will have a track record of internationally
recognized high-quality research and teaching experience. Expertise in empirical and qualitative
social research in particular as well as research interests in cultural studies would be an asset as
well. Special interests in the sociology of business and organisation, theories of social change and/or
narratological research would be a decided advantage, as would connections with new theoretical approaches
to action and behaviour.
Openness to interdisciplinary research, teaching and collaboration with the other subject areas of the
SHSS as well as with other core disciplines at the University of St.Gallen would be expected. She or he
will assume responsibility for the Society area of concentration within Contextual Studies.The languages
of instruction are German and English.Applicants must have a Habilitation or an equivalent qualification
(in terms of substantial publications beyond the doctorate).
The University of St.Gallen is seeking to increase the number of international scholars among its faculty
and is committed to full diversity and gender equality. It expressly welcomes applicants from all
groups that are under-represented within the university community.
For further information on the position advertised, please contact ProfessorYvette Sánchez,Vice-Dean
of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences (email@example.com).Applications, including CV, list
of publications, certificates and teaching evaluations (but no publications or references) should be submitted
in electronic form, using the job site of the University of St.Gallen (www.unisg.ch/jobs), by February
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