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Einstein Center Digital Future / Technische Universität Berlin
Technische Universität Berlin - Faculty VII - Economics and Management - Insitute for Technology and Management - offers an open position of a

Junior Professor - salary grade W 1

for the field of "Trust in digital Services".
The junior professorship is to be funded in the context of the Einstein Center Digital Future. The professorship is offered under the reserve that funds are granted.

Reference number:

VII-449/16 (starting at the earliest possible / for a period of 3 years; an extension of 3 more years is possible after successful evaluation / closing date for applications 13/10/16)

Working field:

The position includes teaching and research duties in the area of "Trust in digital services", with a special focus on managerial, economic and legal strategies for increasing trust in digital technologies and services. Applicants should have expertise in at least one of the following research areas or related fields:
  • Formation and facilitation of trust in digital services (in particular trust-building factors, incentive and management systems)
  • Legal and regulatory developments in data privacy and protection
  • reputation systems, review systems, certificates, intermediaries or trust networks
  • Strategies for cyber security
  • Training and education activities to create trust between providers and users
  • Organization of horizontal and vertical value chains for digital services
Teaching in the bachelor and master degrees Industrial Engineering and Management, Business Informatics, ICT Innovation, Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship, Sustainable Management and Industrial and Network Economics. Classes should be taught in German and English


Candidates must meet the requirements of the Berlin Higher Education Act (§102a BerlHG), including a completed academic education, qualified achievements in research, usually proven by an outstanding doctoral thesis (PhD), educational and didactic competences. We are seeking a scientist with experience in empirical and/or qualitative applied research and in publications in international journals.
Technische Universität Berlin strives to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching and therefore strongly encourages qualified female researchers to apply. Qualified individuals with disabilities will be favored.
Technische Universität Berlin is a certified family-friendly higher education institution, and our Dual Career Service offers assistance to you and your family when relocating to Berlin.
Please send your written application with the reference number and the usual documents (CV, educational degree, certificates and/or diplomas, references, works considered relevant for the application, and a research and teaching plan) until 13/10/2016 to Technische Universität Berlin - Der Präsident -, Dekan der Fakultät VII, Sekr. H 30, Straße des 17. Juni 135, 10623 Berlin.
Please send copies only. Original documents will not be returned.
The vacancy is also available on the internet at
Please note that the positions are conditional upon financing from the donors and partners. It is intended to extend a number of the temporary professorships at the end of the funding period. Additional professorships for Berlin will be advertised in the coming months and will be posted at be-digital.berlin

Closing date: 13.10.2016
Closing date: 13 October 2016 Published on academics.com on date 15 September 2016
In your application, please refer to academics.com