Full Professor, Associate Professor, or Assistant Professor in Organization Theory

Universita della Svizzera italiana - Faculty of Economics

The Faculty of Economics of the Università della Svizzera italiana in Lugano (Switzerland) invites applications for a Full, Associate, or tenure track-Assistant Professor post from candidates with research interests in Organization Theory.


All areas of research within Organization Theory will be considered. The ideal candidate would demonstrate the ability to conduct high quality research and teach in a multi-cultural environment. The new professor will be part of the Institute of Management and Organization, and is expected to contribute to undergraduate, master’s, and PhD programs, as well as to supervise doctoral students. We are looking for ambitious candidates who can publish in top-tier journals.

Teaching Load

The teaching load for Full or Associate Professors is 3 semester courses annually; for Assistant Professors it is 1.5 semester course annually.


Professors reside in Ticino, which is part of the Italian-speaking area of Switzerland. The new professor is expected to provide consistent participation in the academic activities of the university.

Salary and contract

The salary is within a range established by University regulations. The exact amount will be defined depending on experience and academic qualifications.


The application package should contain:

  1. the cover letter;
  2. a current Curriculum Vitae;
  3. a list of publications;
  4. copy of at most 5 representative publications;
  5. the name and contact details of three referees.

Applications should be submitted to the Dean of the Faculty, Prof. Patrick Gagliardini by email to the address decanato.eco@usi.ch.

The University reserves the right to appoint by invitation or not to make an appointment.

USI strives to be an equal opportunity and family friendly employer and is further responsive to the needs of dual career couples. We specifically encourage women to apply.


Applications received by January 31st, 2018 will be given priority.

For more detailed information, please contact: Prof. Filippo Carlo Wezel (wezelf@usi.ch), Director Institute of Management and Organization (IMO).

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