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School/CompanyUniversity of St.Gallen
Job TitleFull Professor for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SME) (100%)
AddressDufourstrasse 50
Job categoryAcademic
Career levelProfessor
Desired education levelDoctorate or PhD
Job typeFull-Time
Job description

The University of St.Gallen seek to appoint by February 1st 2020 or upon mutual agreement a

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

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.

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 (

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Expiry date2018/12/03