Professor of International Management (Open Rank)

Franklin is located on a hillside above Lugano, the principal city of the Swiss Canton of Ticino
10 Jan 2022
End of advertisement period
06 Feb 2022
IM Jan 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Franklin University Switzerland (FUS) seeks applications for the position of Assistant or Associate Professor of International Management. The position is full-time, renewable and with a clear promotion ladder. The position begins in August 2022, pending funding.

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. at the time of hire with specialization in Management. The individual will be able to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, in all areas of Management, including Sustainability Management, Non-profit Management, Arts Management, Family Business and/or Strategy. A normal course load is six courses per year (18 Carnegie credit units / 36-38 ECTS annually), including one course with an Academic Travel component.

Consistent with the mission of the University, applicants must demonstrate a commitment to excellence in both teaching and scholarship, have an active research agenda, and contribute to the Academic Travel program, a fundamental part of Franklin’s international, interdisciplinary, and intercultural curriculum. Ideally, candidates will be conversant in one of the official languages of Switzerland and have an established interest in interdisciplinary teaching. Experience in public or corporate administration is also a plus.

Videoconferencing interviews will be followed by on-campus interviews for finalists. Please submit electronically a letter of application, CV with names and contact information for three references, a writing sample, and recent teaching evaluations to Review of applications will begin February 1st 2022.

Franklin University Switzerland is a non-profit private university located in Lugano, accredited in both the USA and Switzerland to offer undergraduate and graduate degrees. Its undergraduate majors and pre-professional programs in the social sciences, natural sciences and the humanities are informed by the liberal arts and sciences.

Franklin University Switzerland is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we welcome and encourage applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse international communities. For further information, please see