Professorship in Business Economics
University of Zurich Faculty of Business, Economics and Informatics

Faculty of Business, Economics and Informatics

Professorship in Business Economics, with a focus on Personnel Economics and Economics of (Vocational) Education
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The Faculty of Business, Economics and Informatics of the University of Zurich invites applications for a

Professorship in Business Economics, with a focus on Personnel Economics and Economics of (Vocational) Education

starting in spring 2025. Candidates should hold a Ph.D. degree in business, economics or related fields, have an excellent record of academic achievements, and have the potential for internationally recognized research in the area of business economics, in particular personnel economics and economics of (vocational) education. They should have shown an interest in vocational education and training (in Switzerland or neighboring countries), they should have strong methodological skills and they should have a proven potential to develop a research field. Moreover, we expect an interest in attracting external funding, in knowledge transfer and in supporting the development of the Leading House “Economics of Vocational and Professional Education and Training”. Candidates should have a record of teaching skills and should bring an interest in supervising students at graduate and undergraduate level.

A successful candidate is expected to have high publication potential and be engaged in internationally recognized research in the area of business economics with a focus on personnel and education policies, have experience in teaching and have participated in knowledge transfer activities. The performance evaluation will be undertaken in line with DORA and the Open Science Policy of the University of Zurich.

Through its educational and research objectives, the University of Zurich aims to attract leading international researchers who are willing to contribute to its development and to strengthening its reputation as a future-oriented university with excellence in research, promotion of young researchers and innovative research-based teaching. The University of Zurich is an equal-opportunities employer and in particular strives to increase the percentage of women in leading positions. Therefore, qualified female researchers are encouraged to apply.

Please submit your application including motivation letter, CV, publication list, research and teaching statement as well as a diversity and inclusion statement, and a list of references until April 15, 2023 here.

Documents should be addressed to Prof. Dr. Harald Gall; Dean of the Faculty of Business, Economics and Informatics; University of Zurich; Switzerland.


For further questions please contact
Prof. Dr. Egon Franck

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