Assistant or Full Professor of Strategy


Starting on August 1st, 2015 or a mutually agreed upon date.


The new professor will be a member of HEC Lausanne’s Strategy Department, which is currently composed by Professors Bonardi, Cadot, Castañer, Grassi, Palazzo, Petty and Philippe, covering the areas of business and corporate strategy, non-market strategy, corporate social responsibility and governance, globalization and entrepreneurship. The Strategy faculty has published in leading journals such as the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Administrative Science Quarterly, Business and Politics, Business & Society, Games and Economic Behavior, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Public Economics, Managerial and Decision Economics, Review of International Economics, Strategic Management Journal, and Strategy Organization, among others. More information about the department’s activities and publications can be found at:


Candidates for Full Professorship must hold a PhD in management or in a related discipline, and a proven record of top publications and high quality teaching. Candidates for tenure-track Assistant Professorship should be close to completion of their PhD. Preference will be given to candidates with a focus on Organization Theory/Design and with the ability to teach an International Strategy course as part of their teaching load, as well as with expertise in one or more quantitative methods. A job description is available at:


Applications should be submitted online using the above link by December 8, 2014. Please fill in the electronic form, upload a curriculum vitae and a motivation letter with a statement of research interests and teaching philosophy, as well as a list of publications and two or three samples of scholarly work, and provide the names and addresses of three references.


Command of French is not a requirement to apply, but will be expected from professors after two years in the job. Additional information may be obtained from Professor Xavier Castañer, at [log in to unmask]. 


Given its commitment to providing access of women to academic positions, the University strongly encourages them to apply.


The University of Lausanne (UNIL) is located in Lausanne, by the Lake Geneva, one of the economic and intellectual hubs of Switzerland and Europe, 40 minutes train ride from Geneva airport.


Xavier Castañer, PhD
Professor of Strategy
Department of Strategy, Globalization and Society
Faculty of Business and Economics
University of Lausanne
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