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Tenure-Track Professor (f/m/d) Digital Business

University of Bremen - Faculty of Business Studies and Economics

The University of Bremen is offering a position as

Tenure-Track Professor (f/m/d)

Salary group W2

at the Faculty of Business Studies and Economics

initially limited to five years with the possibility of transferring into a tenured professorship in the salary group W3 (tenure track W2 to W3)

in the field of

Digital Business, especially Management of Digital Transformations

Reference number: P679/20

Initially, the appointment is limited to five years and will be as temporary civil servant (provided that requirements are met). Subject to a positive evaluation after four years, the position will be transferred into a tenured professorship (W3). Evaluation criteria will be determined during the appointment process.

The University of Bremen offers an ideal academic environment for the establishment of disciplinary and interdisciplinary collaboration. The position holder is expected to engage in cooperative research both within and outside the University and to raise third-party funding, also benefitting from an established network of partner institutions. Within the university, there are excellent opportunities for cooperation in the profile area of “minds, media, machines”. Within the faculty, a willingness for interdisciplinary cooperation with the "Diginomics" graduate group and contributions to the further development of the group in research, teaching and transfer are required. The professorship will take on a leading role in the newly established Master’s program in Management Information Systems.

The holder of the position should be nationally and internationally recognized in research in the areas mentioned above. Teaching responsibilities cover Bachelor and Master-level courses in the faculty’s own degree programs and in the program “Management Information Systems” offered in conjunction with the Faculty of Mathematics / Computer Science, as well as training and supervising PhD students. The position holder will be encouraged to obtain training in higher-education teaching skills. Teaching obligations will be in English or German and English; an appropriate level of proficiency is expected.

Applicants are required to hold a university degree with a relevant focus, a PhD degree in their respective fields, further scientific achievements in the field to warrant the appointment as professor (such as a higher doctorate, successful evaluations at the assistant professor stage or a substantial publication record), pedagogical aptitude and didactical engagement. The appointment follows the regulations of §§ 18 and 18a BremHG as well as §116 BremBG.

The University is committed to equal opportunities and anti-discrimination. It welcomes applications from candidates of all nationalities and citizenships. The University has received multiple awards for its gender equality policy and is certified as a family-friendly university. Female candidates are explicitly encouraged to apply and applications from candidates with a disability are strongly encouraged.

Questions regarding the job advertisement will be answered with pleasure by Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Jochen Zimmermann, dean of the Faculty of Business Studies and Economics, Please direct your application with the usual documents including a short research and teaching concept by 30 October 2020 quoting the above mentioned reference number to:

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Jochen Zimmermann, Fachbereich 7, Postfach 330440, 28334 Bremen
or electronically to

The University of Bremen provides detailed information on appointment procedures and negotiations at and about tenure-track professorships at

Location: Bremen - Germany
Salary: Salary group W2
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 9th October 2020
Closes: 30th October 2020
Job Ref: P679/20
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