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Full Professor for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SME) (100%)

University of St. Gallen - Universitšt St.Gallen, Swiss Research Institute of Small Business and Entrepreneurship

Job Title: Full Professor for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SME) (100%)
Job Location: St. Gallen
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Business: accounting/economics/finance
Business: management, public admin
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Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2018-11-02
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Full Professor for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SME) (100%)
University of St.Gallen

The successful candidate is 50% employed in research and teaching at the University of St.Gallen. He or she will also hold a leading position in the management of the Swiss Research Institute of Small Business and Entrepreneurship (KMU-HSG) (further 50%).

We are looking for a candidate who is dedicated to exploring the management, strategy and structure of SMEs in research, teaching and executive education. He or she makes an internationally visible contribution in academic debates and leading journals (FT50 Journals) focusing on small and medium-sized enterprises and the challenge of owner-managed, entrepreneurial companies. In addition, he or she cooperates with leading researchers in this particular field, takes a proactive part in international research conferences, and serves a reviewer in the respective journals.

Excellent teaching evaluations in both German and English complete the profile of the successful candidate. Experience in executive teaching is an advantage. In addition to research, teaching and executive education, the position includes engagement in the KMU-HSG institute, through directorship of the institute as well as interaction with entrepreneurs.

Job Requirements

We are looking for an individual who has a profound understanding of European-Asian links and a passion for Asia in combination with leadership skills of academic units and programs. You have a strong research track record in finance with internationally recognized publications and excellent proven teaching ability. You have an entrepreneurial mindset underlined by successful third party funding initiatives.

Information and Application Process Instructions

The University of St.Gallen is an equal opportunity and family friendly employer and supports dual career opportunities. We strongly encourage women to apply.

For further information, please contact the Chair of the Appointment Committee and Dean of the School of Management, Professor Dr. Dietmar Grichnik (

Candidates should submit their full online application (cover letter, curriculum vitae, publication list, teaching evaluations and a paper that best represent their current research) to the President of the University of St. Gallen, Professor Dr. Thomas Bieger, by 3 December 2018 (

When inquiring or applying for this position, please also reference

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 Chair of the Appointment Committee Dr. Dietmar Grichnik as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on Thank you.

Chair of the Appointment Committee Dr. Dietmar Grichnik
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