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Assistant Professor Position in Strategic Entrepreneurship (tenure track)

University of Bern, Switzerland

The University of Bern, Switzerland invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor of Strategic Entrepreneurship position.

Qualifications: A Ph.D. in management, entrepreneurship or a related field is preferred. Candidates must demonstrate their capabilities to publish in high-ranked scholarly journals in the fields of strategy and/or entrepreneurship. Candidates must be qualified to teach courses in entrepreneurship or small business management as well as general, strategic management courses at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Ability to teach in the areas of entrepreneurship capabilities or new venture strategies is a plus. A strong research interest, skills in qualitative and quantitative research methods, and a high standard of English language skills are prerequisites. In addition to pursuing an active academic research program the successful candidate will provide teaching and administrative support to the department. We especially encourage applications from individuals who can bring diverse cultural and ethnic perspectives and experiences to the campus and who can advise and mentor all members of our diverse student body.

Background: The University of Bern comprises eight Schools, with an enrollment of approximately 3'000 students at the School of Business, Economics, and Social Sciences. We offer undergraduate degrees in a business major, and a general business graduate program. A specialized master of entrepreneurship is to be implemented. The normal teaching load is four hours (two courses) per semester. Faculty members also participate in curriculum development and assessment, and engage in other service duties for the School and the University. An active research program yielding ongoing publication in peer-reviewed journals is required for tenure.

Contact Information: Electronic submission is preferred. Please visit also to apply: [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>

Please submit statement of interest, research and teaching current vita etc. to:

Prof. Dr. Artur Baldauf

Chair of Management and Entrepreneurship; Faculty Search Committee

Engehaldenstrasse 4

3012 Bern


Deadline: Applications will be accepted until September 2, 2015; respectively until the position is filled.

Other important information about this vacancy: Recognized regionally for the strength of its academic programs, the University of Bern is a well-recognized public (canton) University with about 17'000 students. It is located in Switzerland's capital in a picturesque area at the foothills of the Bernese Mountains (Berner Oberland) with easy access (e.g., high quality public means of transportations) to the city and nearby cultural and recreational amenities. The City of Bern is consistently ranked as one of the world's most livable cities. The University of Bern offers competitive salaries and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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