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University Professor of Strategy and Business Ethics

Freie Universitaet Berlin - School of Business & Economics Business Administration, Department of Management

The successful applicant will cover research and teaching in the field of strategy and business ethics.

Appointment requirements are governed by Section 100 of the Berlin Higher Education Act (Berliner Hochschulgesetz – BerIHG).

Successful candidates will hold an outstanding doctoral degree in the field of business administration or a related field. They will have an excellent record of research activities in the area of strategic management and business ethics, as well as expert knowledge of research methods, such as qualitative methods. Their work should also complement research in the field of business administration related to the department’s research and teaching profile “Organization and Society.” The candidates should demonstrate this in a concept paper. They should also be willing to engage in collaborative interdisciplinary research. Candidates should have a background of successful teaching at the university level, preferably including international teaching experience. Furthermore, they should also have experience in acquiring and leading externally funded research projects, as well as the ability to teach in German and English.

Along with the regular official duties of professors listed in Section 99 of the Berlin Higher Education Act, we expect the appointee to engage in the following activities:

The new professor will be expected to acquire and assist in designing and managing externally funded, interdisciplinary research projects, research groups, and partnership projects. In addition, the appointee should contribute to the development of the existing bachelor’s and master’s degree programs, especially course offerings in English. They will also be expected to address gender and diversity issues in their research and teaching.

Applications should include a CV, copies of all certificates of academic qualification in German or English (please enclose translations where necessary), a list of publications, a list of courses previously taught, and evidence of teaching aptitude. Please include information on involvement in ongoing and future research endeavors, joint research projects, and externally funded projects along with a separate concept paper (as described above). If necessary, please include language certificates. If applicable, please give information on experience in primary and secondary education, partnerships with industry, inventions/patents, and spin-offs.

Please submit all application materials electronically as one PDF file (maximum 5 MB) by February 3rd, 2022. Be sure to include a personal postal address and email, as well as the reference code for the position. For formal purposes, (i.e., for formatting application documents), you may use the following postal address, but please send your application to the e-mail address below it.

Freie Universität Berlin
School of Business & Economics
Dean’s Office
Marion Kallmann
Garystr. 21
14195 Berlin


Application documents will be deleted from our servers after the legal retention period has lapsed. Application guidelines, general information on the appointment procedure, appointment requirements for professorships at Freie Universität Berlin, and the regulations defined by the Berlin Higher Education Act that are relevant to professorships (Sections 99, 100, 101, 102a, 102c BerlHG) can be found online:

On the given occasion and for the duration of the essential on-site operations by Freie Universität Berlin, we kindly ask you to apply electronically by e-mail. The processing of a postal application cannot be guaranteed.

With an electronic application, you acknowledge that FU Berlin saves and processes your data. FU Berlin cannot guarantee the security of your personal data if you send your application over an unencrypted connection.

Freie Universität Berlin is an equal opportunity employer.

Location: Berlin - Germany
Salary: W3
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 4th January 2022
Closes: 3rd February 2022
Job Ref: FB 10/WE1/P21-3-E
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