Full Professor of Marketing with Focus on Retailing and Data Science

Wien, Wien, Austria
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Job description

WU is one of the largest business universities in the European Union and is centrally located at the heart of Europe. The University maintains an excellent position as a center for research and teaching and attracts an international group of students and faculty. It offers a broad range of undergraduate, graduate, and executive programs in the area of business, economics, and business law. WU has been granted triple accreditation by EQUIS, AACSB, and AMBA, and is a member of a number of international networks such as PIM and CEMS.

The successful candidate is expected to have established an international reputation as a researcher in his/her field and to have an outstanding publication record.

Required skills and qualifications: a) a solid academic qualification (e.g. PhD, habilitation) in Marketing or a closely related area; b) an outstanding international reputation in high quality scholarship in the area of Marketing with special focus on the interface between Retailing and Data Science commensurate with academic age, especially by having demonstrated the ability to publish in top-tier journals of the field; c) excellent teaching qualifications at undergraduate and graduate level; d) proven international experience; e) experience with the professional community; f) potential of attracting research funding; g) leadership qualities; h) gender mainstreaming skills.

The successful candidate will participate in teaching programs at all levels (bachelor, MSc, doctorate and executive education) and we expect the new professor to take an active role in the ongoing development and management of the academic programs (e.g., acting as Program Director for WU’s Master of Science in Marketing).

Teaching experience in English is required; teaching experience in German is not necessary. Non-German-speaking candidates will be expected to acquire proficiency in German within two years.

The new professor is expected to take an active role in the University’s self-governance.

For details of the position, please contact Professor Bernadette Kamleitner, Institute for Marketing & Consumer Research, Department of Marketing, by phone: ++43-1-31336 4614, or email: Bernadette.Kamleitner@wu.ac.at.

How to apply

Candidates should send their applications (in English) and all documents relevant to the criteria in the call for applications to the Rector of WU Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, Professor Edeltraud Hanappi-Egger, Welthandelsplatz 1, 1020 Vienna. Electronic applications can be sent to prof.application@wu.ac.at. Please quote the reference no. given above when submitting your application. Applications must be submitted by July 4, 2018.

With about 24,000 students from Austria and abroad, WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business) is the EU’s largest educational institution for business and economics, business law, and social sciences. Studying at WU is an attractive choice for many students. WU's close ties to the corporate world and the resulting excellent job prospects, along with the wide range of programs available and the positive experiences of its graduates, all contribute to a success reflected in the following statistics: • Over 6,000 first year students per year • An average student population of 26,800 • About 1,600 graduates annually • Around 90 doctoral degrees awarded per year