Professorship in Business Information Systems with a focus on Process-oriented Information Security

Company:Pforzheim University

Location:Germany / Pforzheim

Discipline:Business Information Systems with a focus on Process-oriented Information Security

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time


With around 6,200 students and 500 people in teaching, research and administration, Pforzheim University is one of the largest universities of applied sciences in Baden-Württemberg. In its three faculties – Design, Business and Technology – the Pforzheim University combines creativity with business education and technical precision. Interdisciplinarity, internationality, technology and know-how transfer are essential elements of our success. Our employees and students are not only offered specialist training, but also holistic personality development.

At the Business School, the following professorship is to be filled for the winter semester 2024/2025 or later

Professorship (m/f/d) (W2) Business information systems with a focus on process-oriented information security

Reference number: 231063

Working time: full time

Pay grade: W2

Application deadline: 25.04.2024

Your future area of responsibility:

  • Your activities will focus on the development of methods and concepts for the analysis, design and implementation of security-relevant business processes as well as teaching applied knowledge and skills in this field.
  • You will actively contribute to the methodical-didactical, organizational and subject-related development of our specialized study program in Business Information Systems. Moreover, you will be responsible for teaching and research in the field of process-oriented information security.
  • Your research and scholarly publications will contribute to the academic field of practice-oriented information security.
  • You actively contribute to externally funded projects and their acquisition.
  • You contribute to the advancement of our degree programs and will be actively engaged in the self-governance of the Business School and their degree programs.

Your profile and qualifications:

  • You have completed a university degree, ideally in business information systems, computer science or in a comparable discipline.
  • You dispose of relevant practical experience in the field of process-oriented information security, e. g. in the design and implementation of security concepts in companies.
  • You should have experience in academic teaching.
  • You show a high level of motivation and commitment to teaching and applied research.
  • You provide evidence of recent publications and ideally research activities in the relevant subject areas.
  • You possess the ability to work well within a team and show a cooperative spirit.
  • You have a good command of English and a willingness to teach courses in English.

The formal requirements for applicants are a university degree and a Ph.D. or a comparable scientific qualification. A minimum of five years of postgraduate experience is required, of which a minimum of three years must have been gained outside the university.

Further details (cf. § 47 Landeshochschulgesetz Baden-Württemberg) can be found in an information sheet which can be downloaded from the university's homepage. The Pforzheim University of Applied Sciences aims to increase the proportion of women in its staff and therefore urges qualified interested women to apply. Disabled applicants with the same qualifications have priority.

Please send your application to the Rector, Prof. Dr. Ulrich Jautz, and apply via our online applicant portal, stating the reference number.

Your contact persons in the HR Management can be reached at + 49 7231 28 6944

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