Full Professor of International Business

WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business)

Deadline June 03, 2012
Date Posted April 25, 2012
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

Full Professor of International Business
(Ref.no. 198995)
WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business)

WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business) is currently inviting applications for the position of a Full Professor of International Business at the Department of Global Business and Trade.

WU is the largest business university in the European Union and is centrally located at the heart of Europe. The University maintains an excellent position as a center for research and teaching and attracts an international group of students and faculty. It offers a broad range of subjects in all areas of economics and business administration. WU is one of only five EQUIS accredited universities in the German-speaking world and is striving to achieve a top position among the leading European business universities. For details, please see http://www.wu.ac.at

Members of the Institute for International Business conduct research in and teach a broad range of international business/international management topics, such as global strategy, entry mode/internationalization processes, cross cultural management and international financial management. The successful candidate will enrich the teaching and research profile of the institute in the areas of global strategy and international management. The institute runs WUs joint Master in International Management (CEMS), a program currently ranked second in the FT Masters in Management ranking. The successful candidate may be expected to assume the responsibilities of CEMS academic director.

Applicants should have: a) a solid academic qualification (e.g. PhD, Habilitation) in the field of international business or a related area; b) an outstanding international reputation in high quality scholarship in the area of international business especially by having demonstrated the ability to publish in top-tier journals of the field; c) a strong record in attracting research funding; d) a demonstrated commitment to excellence in executive teaching; and e) proven leadership qualities.

The successful candidate will participate in teaching programs at all levels (Bachelor, MSc, PhD and Executive Education). Significant teaching experience in English is expected; teaching experience in German is not necessary. Non-German-speaking candidates will be expected to acquire proficiency in German over a certain period of time. The new professor should take an active role in the Universitys self-governance and in the management of the teaching programs.

For details of the position, please contact Professor Dr. Jonas Puck, Chairman, Department of Global Business and Trade, by phone: ++43-1-31336-4318, or email: jonas.puck@wu.ac.at.

Candidates should send their applications (including all relevant documents, curriculum vitae, list of publications, list of classes held, etc.) to the Rector of WU Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, Professor Christoph Badelt, Augasse 2-6, A-1090 Vienna. Electronic applications can be sent to prof.application@wu.ac.at. Please quote the reference no. given above when submitting your application. Applications must be submitted by June 3rd, 2012.

WU is an Equal Opportunity Employer and seeks to increase the number of its female faculty members. Therefore qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply. In case of equal qualification, female candidates will be given preference. WU has established an Equal Opportunities Working Group, which is involved in all selection proceedings pursuant to § 42 of the 2002 Universities Act.

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