Junior Professorship (W1) in Business Management, esp. Management Science 

Dresden, Sachsen (DE)
21 Apr 2021
End of advertisement period
20 May 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

At TU Dresden the Faculty of Business and Economics invites applications for the position of a  

Junior Professorship (W1) in Business Management, esp. Management Science 

initially limited to a four-year contract, to be filled as soon as possible. If the interim evaluation is positive, the employment contract will be extended to a total of six years. 

Evaluation criteria mutually agreed upon when the position is accepted will form the basis of the evaluation procedure. Key performance criteria are  publications in internationally ranked journals, participation in international conferences, the development of innovative teaching content in the field of management science, the offering of courses also in English and their positive evaluation, as well as the acquisition of third-party funding.

You will conduct research and teaching activities in the field of Business Administration, esp. Management Science. The teaching is to be provided in the faculty's bachelor, master and diploma programs, in particular in Business Administration. The initial teaching load is four academic hours per week. Your willingness to cooperate actively with both the members of the faculty and other disciplines within the university is a prerequisite, as is the acquisition of external fundraising. Your research should be characterized by modern methods of operations research. This includes e.g. mixed-integer programming, non-linear programming, simulation, stochastic optimization and equilibrium modeling. Solution methods, such as metaheuristics / matheuristics, decomposition methods and parallel algorithms for large industrial applications will be essential parts of your research. 

You have an excellent relevant doctorate (or equivalent) and have already proven that you can publish research results in international top journals and present them at international conferences. We expect excellent knowledge in mathematical modeling and the solution of economic decision problems, e. g. in the fields of production, logistics, energy and sustainability. In addition, knowledge of data-driven methods in the area of big data and business analytics is desirable. We expect good teaching skills as well as your ability and willingness to offer courses in English. Proficiency in German is not a prerequisite for appointment. However, we expect the successful candidate to acquire language skills sufficient to conduct teaching and administrative tasks within two years of appointment. Applicants must fulfill the employment qualification requirements of § 63 of the Act on the Autonomy of Institutions of Higher Education in the Free State of Saxony (SächsHSFG). 

For further questions, please contact the head of the hiring committee, Prof. Dr. Udo Buscher, tel. +49 351 463-35350; email:

TU Dresden supports junior professors with a program specifically tailored to your needs. Mentoring, various coaching sessions, and special continuing education programs and support offers provide active professional guidance throughout the duration of the temporary position of the Junior Professorship.

TU Dresden seeks to employ more female professors. Hence, we particularly encourage women to apply. Applications from candidates with disabilities or those requiring additional support are very welcome. The University is a certified family-friendly university and offers a Dual Career Service. If you have any questions about these topics, please contact the Equal Opportunities Officer of the Faculty of Business and Economics (Mr. Marko Ott +49 351 463-32629) or the Representative of Employees with Disabilities (Mr. Roberto Lemmrich, +49 351 463-33175).

Please send your application including a CV, a description of your academic career, a list of publications, teaching activities and successful third-party funding received, teaching evaluation results (preferably of the last three years), a statement of future research and teaching interests and the certificate of the highest academic degree as a hard copy to TU Dresden, Dekan der Fakultät Wirtschaftswissenschaften, Herrn Prof. Dr. rer. pol. Michael Schefczyk, Helmholtzstr. 10, 01069 Dresden and in electronic form via the TU Dresden SecureMail Portal by sending it to Deadline for applications is May 20th, 2021 (stamped arrival date of the university central mail service applies). 

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