WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business) is currently inviting applications for the position of a Full Professor1 of Public Management and Governance at the Department of Management.

WU is one of the largest business universities 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 undergraduate, graduate, and executive programs in the area of business, economics, and business law. WU has been granted triple accreditation by EQUIS, AACSB, and AMBA, and is a member of a number of international networks such as PIM and CEMS.

The Department of Management is active in research, teaching and executive education. It aims at international research excellence, and at national and international knowledge exchange between the academia and society. Its activities rest on the premise that an adequate description of, explanation of, and critical reflection on economic and societal phenomena as well as their active shaping requires the interplay of various theoretical, methodical and epistemological approaches with roots in different academic disciplines and paradigmatic positions.

Overall, the researchers of the Department subscribe to management and organization theory from a social sciences perspective. The successful candidate is expected to have established an international reputation as a researcher in his/her field and to have an outstanding publication record.

Required skills and qualifications: a) a solid academic qualification (e.g. PhD, habilitation or its equivalent) in management and organization studies; b) an outstanding international reputation in high quality scholarship in the area of organization research, especially public organizations and public governance, commensurate with academic age, especially by having demonstrated the ability to publish in top-tier journals of the field (see the journal ranking of WU and the Department); c) teaching qualifications at undergraduate and graduate level; d) proven international experience and a strong record of serving the international scientific community; e) a strong record in attracting research funding; f) leadership experience and g) gender mainstreaming skills.

The successful candidate will participate in teaching programs at all levels (bachelor, MSc, doctorate and executive education) and we expect the new professor to take an active role in the ongoing development of the academic programs. The ability of teaching in German and English is required.

The new professor is expected to take an active role in the University’s and the Department’s self-governance.

Deadlines and submission:

Electronic applications can be sent to prof.application@wu.ac.at. Please quote the reference no. Ref.no. 2018-02) when submitting your application. Applications must be submitted by April 15, 2018.

More information about the position: https://www.wu.ac.at/fileadmin/wu/h/structure/servicecenters/hr/Mitteilungsblatt/Februar_2018/2018-02_Ausschreibungstext_Public_Management_and_Governance.pdf

For further details, please see www.wu.ac.at/en/careers/careers-at-wu/.

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