Professorship of Public and Nonprofit Management
University of Freiburg Department of Economics

The University of Freiburg invites applications for the Tenure-Track Professorship for Public and Nonprofit Management at the Faculty of Economics and Behavioral Sciences in the Department of Economics to be filled by winter semester 2021/2022.
  • Application deadline: 04.05.2021
  • Publication date: 23.03.2021
  • Start-date: 01.10.2021
  • Fulltime position
  • Id no.: 00001505


This is a grade W1-professorship to which performance payments can be offered.

This professorship is suitable for highly qualified early career researchers.

The professorship is expected to represent the field of public and nonprofit management in research and teaching.

Research touching upon future challenges arising from digital transformation, climate change and social turmoil in particular are welcome. The successful candidate shall complement the existing emphases of research and teaching of the public and nonprofit management group and ideally will strengthen the empirical and experimental research of the group. Further, active engagement in the pursuit and advancement of new research topics and in the initiation of research projects and cooperation is expected. 

The teaching responsibilities include the representation of the field of public and nonprofit management in the university’s bachelor's and master's programs in Economic Sciences. In addition to introductory lectures, teaching includes advanced modules taught in German and English. In addition to the standard forms of face-to-face lectures, innovative and new digital/virtual teaching are welcome. The successful candidate is expected to actively participate in existing cooperations at the Faculty of Economics and Behavioral Sciences and in its ancillary cooperations, and is expected to (further) develop innovative modules and courses in the faculty’s study programmes.

Prerequisites for employment are an outstanding dissertation in the required field and an excellent publication record.

This position is a fixed term of four years. After a successful interim evaluation, it will be extended by two years. Furthermore, the tenure procedure towards Full Professorship W3 will be initiated after successful interim evaluation.

The tenure procedures are regulated in the Statutes and Quality Assurance Concept for Junior Professorships and Tenure-Track Professorships and agreed upon with the Ministry of Science ( As a prerequisite for granting tenure and the subsequent conversion into a full professorship (W3) (1) the requirements defined in the Statutes and Quality Assurance Concept have to be met and (2) the subject specific criteria determined by the Faculty of Economics and Behavioral Sciences have to be met.

The following application documents are to be submitted:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Certificates of degrees and academic qualifications
  • Complete list of papers and talks with specification of the five most important publications

We are particularly pleased to receive applications from women for the position advertised here.


Please send your application including supporting documents mentioned above and the application form citing the reference number 00001505, by 04.05.2021 at the latest. Please send your application to the following address in written or electronic form:

Dekanat der Wirtschafts- und Verhaltenswissenschaftlichen Fakultät
An den Vorsitzenden der Auswahlkommission
Prof. Dr. Olaf Rank
Rempartstraße 10-16
79085 Freiburg

For further information, please contact Herr Prof.Dr. Olaf Rank on the phone number +49 761 203-2389 or E-Mail Further information on the appointment procedure can be found in the Code for Practice for professorial appointments.

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