Professorship in Strategic Management

Company:University of Fribourg

Location:Switzerland / Fribourg

Discipline:Strategic Management

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time


The Faculty of Management, Economics, and Social Sciences of the University of Fribourg (Switzerland) invites applications for a

Professorship in Strategic Management (Open Rank)

at the Department of Management. The position includes a fully funded Ph.D. position (100%). The expected start date is September 1, 2024.

The future professor will teach French and English courses at the Bachelor’s and Master’s levels. The courses should cover different aspects of strategy and strategic management (e.g., business and corporate strategy, strategic planning, strategic alliance management).

The successful candidate must have demonstrated the ability to publish regularly in leading scientific journals in the field of strategic management.

As the University of Fribourg is bilingual (French/German), fluency in French is required, and knowledge of German is considered a plus. The University offers attractive working conditions and a very competitive salary in international comparison.

Candidates should have a doctorate (Ph.D.) in management or in a related domain, preferably specializing in strategy or strategic management, a strong research record, and excellent teaching skills.

The University of Fribourg is keen to promote a fair representation of women in teaching and research and encourages applications from women. The University of Fribourg is a signatory of the DORA declaration and attaches great importance to the qualitative evaluation of academic performance.

Candidates should send their complete application package (motivation letter describing their qualifications for the position, CV, list of publications, teaching experiences, administrative responsibilities, research grants obtained, proposal of future research, three professional references, and a choice of three representative scientific publications) until November 8, 2023 electronically in a single pdf-file to the Chair of the committee, Prof. Dr. Olivier Furrer,, with a copy to the deans’ office, Additional information can be obtained from Prof. Dr. Olivier Furrer.

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