Junior Professorship, Business Administration

Dresden, Sachsen (DE)
05 Oct 2022
End of advertisement period
10 Nov 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Technische Universität Dresden (TUD), as a University of Excellence, is one of the leading and most dynamic research institutions in the country. Founded in 1828, today it is a globally oriented, regionally anchored top university as it focuses on the grand challenges of the 21st century. lt develops innovative solutions for the world's most pressing issues. In research and academic programs, the university unites the natural and engineering sciences with the humanities, social sciences and medicine. This wide range of disciplines is a special feature, facilitating interdisciplinarity and transfer of science to society. As a modern employer, it offers attractive working conditions to all employees in teaching, research, technology and administration. The goal is to promote and develop their individual abilities while empowering everyone to reach their full potential. TUD embodies a university culture that is characterized by cosmopolitanism, mutual appreciation, thriving innovation and active participation. For TUD diversity is an essential feature and a quality criterion of an excellent university. Accordingly, we welcome all applicants who would like to commit themselves, their achievements and productivity to the success of the whole institution.

The Faculty of Business and Economics invites applications for the position of a

Junior Professorship (W1) in Business Administration, esp. Strategy and Business Ethics

with a four-year contract, to be filled at the earliest possible date. If the interim evaluation is positive, the employment contract will be extended to six years.

Evaluation criteria mutually agreed upon when the position is accepted will form the basis of the evaluation procedure. Essential elements of the evaluation will be the scientific success in terms of developing an independent and original research profile at the intersection of Strategy and Business Ethics, its implementation in publications and third-party projects, participation in national and international peer-reviewed publications and international conferences, the initiation of collaborative projects within the Faculty of Business and Economics, as well as the development of innovative teaching content for the bachelor, master, and diploma programs of the Faculty of Business and Economics, with positive student evaluations in both German and English language classes. 

You (m/f/x) are expected to represent the field Strategy and Business Ethics in teaching and research. You will offer courses in the bachelor’s, master’s and diploma degree programs of the Faculty of Business and Economics, especially on the advanced bachelor's as well as on the master's and diploma levels. Initially, your teaching obligation comprises four academic hours per week. We expect you to cooperate actively with faculty members and engage in interdisciplinary research collaborations within the university, as well as in external fundraising and academic self-administration.

You have an excellent pertinent PhD, have already presented your research results at national and international conferences, and possess the ability to publish in leading international journals. Your research focuses on at least one of the following topics: Strategy and Grand Challenges, Sustainable and Strategic Organization, Social/Sustainable Entrepreneurship and/or Sustainability Strategy. To strengthen the existing social and behavioral research profile in the field of Business Administration and to promote cooperation with the corresponding chairs, an empirical orientation (quantitative and/or qualitative) is desired. We expect good teaching skills as well as the 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 sufficient language skills in German 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. Blagoy Blagoev, Tel. +49 351 463-39486; Email:

Our Young Professors Program YOU-PROF offers comprehensive, targeted and individually oriented guidance and support during the evaluation phase. The program includes a structured offer for integration and retention at our university, supports your network building and offers far-reaching qualification, coaching and mentoring packages. 

TU Dresden strives to employ more women in academia and research. We therefore expressly encourage women to apply. The University is a certified family-friendly university and offers a Dual Career Service. We welcome applications from candidates with disabilities. If multiple candidates prove to be equally qualified, those with disabilities or with equivalent status pursuant to the German Social Code IX (SGB IX) will receive priority for employment. If you have any questions about these topics, please contact the Equal Opportunities Officer of the Faculty of Business and Economics (Dr. Marco Gießmann, Phone +49 351 463-39045) or the Representative of Employees with Disabilities (Mr. Roberto Lemmrich, Phone +49 351 463-33175).

Please submit your application until November 10, 2022 (stamped arrival date of the university central mail service applies), including an academic CV in tabular form, list of scientific publications, list of courses taught including evaluation results (preferably of the last three years), and a copy of the certificate of your highest academic degree preferably in electronic form (one PDF file) via the TU Dresden SecureMail Portal by sending it to or as hard copy to: TU Dresden, Fakultät Wirtschaftswissenschaften, Dekan, Herrn Prof. Dr. Michael Schefczyk, Helmholtzstr. 10, 01069 Dresden, Germany.

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