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Full Professor of Sociology

University of St. Gallen - Universitšt St.Gallen, School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Job Title: Full Professor of Sociology
Job Location: St. Gallen
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Humanities: other
Social & behavioral sciences
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2018-01-10
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Full Professor of Sociology
University of St. Gallen

The University of St.Gallen and its School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) seek to appoint by February 1st 2019.

We seek outstanding academics who have demonstrated academic leadership in theories and methods of social science in both teaching and research. The successful candidate will have a track record of internationally recognized high-quality research and teaching experience. Expertise in empirical and qualitative social research in particular as well as research interests in cultural studies would be an asset as well. Special interests in the sociology of business and organisation, theories of social change and/or narratological research would be a decided advantage, as would connections with new theoretical approaches to action and behaviour.

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Openness to interdisciplinary research, teaching and collaboration with the other subject areas of the SHSS as well as with other core disciplines at the University of St. Gallen would be expected. She or he will assume responsibility for the Society area of concentration within Contextual Studies. The languages of instruction are German and English. Applicants must have a Habilitation or an equivalent qualification (in terms of substantial publications beyond the doctorate).

Information and Application Process Instructions

The University of St. Gallen is seeking to increase the number of international scholars among its faculty and is committed to full diversity and gender equality. It expressly welcomes applicants from all groups that are under-represented within the university community.
For further information on the position advertised, please contact Professor Yvette SŠnchez, Vice-Dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences ( Applications, including CV, list of publications, certificates and teaching evaluations (but no publications or references) should be submitted in electronic form, using the job site of the University of St. Gallen (, by February 10th 2018.

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Applicants with dual-career considerations can find university jobs such as professor jobs, dean jobs, chair / department head jobs, and other faculty jobs and employment opportunities at the University of St. Gallen and at other institutions of higher education in the region on

To obtain more information or to submit your resume you can contact Professor Yvette SŠnchez as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on Thank you.

Professor Yvette SŠnchez
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