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Professor of Sustainability Management (open rank)

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University of St. Gallen, Switzerland

"A place where knowledge is created"

School of Management

As one of Europe’s leading universities of economics and business administration, the University of St.Gallen (HSG) is committed to the education of over 8,000 students and is one of the largest employers in the region, providing around 2,740 employees with an attractive and innovative environment for research, teaching, further education and administration.

Professor of Sustainability Management
(open rank)

The University of St. Gallen and its School of Management are seeking candidates for a chaired or associate professorship in the field of Sustainability Management (open rank).

We are looking for an individual who has demonstrated thought leadership in the debates about sustainability management. This may include contributions about firms’ role in moving towards sustainable development, cognitive barriers and facilitators of sustainability, organisational change, relations between firms and external stakeholders, sustainable consumption, sustainable corporate strategy, sustainable investment, sustainable entrepreneurship or social innovation.

This includes an outstanding international research profile in combination with a passion for scholarly contributions and positive societal impact. A particular requirement of this position is the ability to collaborate with faculty and students across the University of St. Gallen to support integration of sustainability in all schools and beyond. Innovative contributions in teaching corporate sustainability to students and executives are welcome.

It is expected that the holder of this position will participate in the co-management of a research institute. Furthermore, the candidate is supposed to strengthen the existing links between the University of St. Gallen and important international initiatives in the field.

We seek candidates per February 1st , 2019 or by mutual agreement. The University of St. Gallen is committed to increasing the number of international scholars among its faculty.

In pursuit of increased diversity and gender equality we especially welcome applications from women.

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

Candidates should submit their application, including cover letter, curriculum vitae, references, publications list and a published work that best represents their current research profile, in electronic form to the President of the University of St. Gallen, Professor Dr. Thomas Bieger using our online tool at The deadline for applications is November 30, 2017.

University of St.Gallen | Dufourstrasse 50 | 9000 St.Gallen |

Status: Professor
Location: St.Gallen, SWITZERLAND
Advert Published: 12 Oct 2017
Expiry date: 30 Nov 2017
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