Lecturer, Senior Lecturer or Assistant Professor in Global Economics and Management

Bremen (DE)
09 Nov 2020
End of advertisement period
09 Dec 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Jacobs University is a private, state-recognized, English-language research university in Bremen. It offers bachelor, master and PhD programs in the focus areas health, mobility and diversity and is involved in the professional development of specialists and managers and in the transfer of knowledge. The guiding principles include the highest standards in research and teaching, interculturality and systematic cross-disciplinary cooperation. The aim is to optimally prepare talents from all over the world for responsible tasks in a globalized world of work. More than 1,600 people from over 120 nations currently live and learn on campus.

The department of Business & Economics at Jacobs University Bremen invites applications from interested candidates for the following post, to be filled ideally in February 2021, or sooner:

Tenure track Lecturer, Senior Lecturer or Assistant Professor in Global Economics and Management with focus on Finance (f/m/d)

(Full-time, Initially limited to 3 years)

Job ID 20-49


In this position you will typically take over teaching responsibilities in the following fields with an international perspective:

 Corporate Finance 

  • Finance and Investment 
  • Financial Accounting 
  • Managerial Accounting 

 The successful candidate will supervise Bachelor and Master theses, as well as other student projects, and will advise students during their studies. The supervision of PhD students is also possible. 

The successful candidate is expected to take over responsibilities in the further development of the undergraduate study programs in business and economics.

Your qualifications and experience:

  • PhD degree in Business Administration or Economics with focus on Finance and/or Accounting 
  • Experience and success in teaching in international and diverse environments
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and interest in innovative teaching methods
  • Strong publication record related to finance or accounting
  • Experience in transferring research knowledge to solving problems in business, administration or management
  • Responsible, self-motivated person able to work independently and as a part of a team
  • Fluent in English, the language of instruction and communication on campus
  • Intercultural experience and competencies will be considered as additional assets

What you can expect:

According to the 2020 Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings, Jacobs University is placed 33rd among the best Young Universities in the world and is scored 9th place in the category “Teaching”. In the “Research” and “International Outlook” categories, it is among the top 30. Among all universities below 5000 students, THE ranked Jacobs 19th in the world in 2020.

In addition to an exciting and varied range of tasks, we offer flexible working hours, individual training opportunities, sports activities and participation in language courses on our campus.

Jacobs University is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from candidates who would further diversify our faculty. 

Your application:

The deadline for submission of applications is 09.12.2020. The offered position is a tenure track post, with review of performance after three and six years. For further questions, please contact our Dean, Prof. Dr. Arvid Kappas, via email a.kappas@jacobs-university.de or phone +49 421 200-4334.

Please upload your documents (letter of motivation, curriculum vitae, teaching portfolio and publication record, copies of certificates and diplomas, certification of English proficiency (optional), the names and addresses of two referees, and the expected level of appointment) by using the attached form.

Jacobs University is an equal opportunity employer.