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Professorship (W2) Business Administration, with emphasis on Strategic Management and Leadership
Published(130 days ago)
Deadline for applications(106 days ago)
With some 5,800 students, Reutlingen University is one of the biggest universities of applied sciences in Baden-Württemberg.
At our five Schools - of Applied Chemistry, Informatics, Engineering, Textiles & Design, and the ESB Business School - we take
a practical and future-oriented approach to training the leaders of tomorrow. We live our internationality on campus, with
students from some 100 different countries, internationally-oriented programs, and semesters abroad at 180 partner institutions worldwide.
Reutlingen University stands for excellence in teaching and a practical approach. We cooperate with global companies and strong
mid-sized enterprises to keep our curricula in tune with the times and to give our students the best possible preparation for
their professional lives with real industrial projects. Entrepreneurial thinking is our strength in all five Schools.
In addition, we provide close integration of teaching and applied research. Our centers of teaching and learning represent a
unique hybrid model of university of applied sciences, industry partners, and academic research. And because we see education
as an ongoing process, our further training body, the Knowledge Foundation, enables lifelong learning with programs which can
be taken as a part of working life.
We have been among the leaders in many rankings for a number of years, reflecting our good reputation and the high standard of
our scientific and academic training; we are working every day to reinforce this success and to further advance Reutlingen University.
An appointment to a professorship is to be made at ESB Business School in the summer semester 2019 or later:
W 2 - Professorship
Business Administration, with emphasis on Strategic Management and Leadership (Reference number 041/2018)
The appointed professor will teach Strategic Management and Leadership in the MBA programs at ESB Business School. Willingness and
ability to teach courses in one or more adjacent topic areas and other programs is expected. Readiness and proficiency to teach in
English is a prerequisite, international experience is an advantage. Our international quality standards require a proven track
record in practice-oriented research. Experience (practical and/or scholarly) in Digital Transformation and/or Entrepreneurship
is beneficial. The appointed professor will also assume tasks and functions in the School’s self-administration.
In general, candidates must also demonstrate:
Successful completion of appropriate university studies
Special competence in academic work, typically evidenced by a doctoral degree and scholarly publications
A minimum of five years professional experience after completion of studies, at least three years of which must be outside of a university
We look forward to receiving applications from interested candidates with the usual documentation (combined into one PDF file)
by June 8, 2018 via our online portal at
Applications sent by post or email cannot be considered