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Associate Professor of Digital Sociology (75%)

The University of St Gallen seeks to appoint an Associate Professor of Digital Sociology within the School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) from February 1, 2020.

The successful candidate will be a qualitative social researcher. She or he will investigate the theories, methodologies and practices involved in the interaction between digital technologies and society and assess their political and ethical implications. Possible research areas include the workplace, networks and communities, social relationships, intimacy and the self.

Candidates will be committed to interdisciplinary research and teaching and will cooperate with colleagues in the SHSS and in the University’s main disciplines. The languages of instruction are German and English.

Applicants must have a PhD, first-rate publications, and outstanding university teaching experience. The teaching requirement in the Contextual Studies program ( is 6 hours a week (approximately 2 courses) per semester.

The University of St Gallen is an equal opportunity employer. We specifically encourage women to apply, as well as applicants with backgrounds that are underrepresented among our current senior faculty.

To discuss the position informally, please contact Professor Yvette Sánchez, Head of the Search Committee: / Tel.: +41 71 224 25 66.

Candidates should submit their applications electronically, including a letter, curriculum vitae, list of publications, copies of degrees, and teaching evaluations via the website: The deadline for applications is May 20, 2019.

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As a leading business university we set global standards for research and teaching by promoting integrative thought, responsible action and an entrepreneurial spirit of innovation in business and society.

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


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