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Position Announcement: Professor (W2) of Strategic Organization Design



As one of Europe's leading research universities, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) in Munich is committed to the highest international standards of excellence in research and teaching. Building on its more than 500-year-long tradition, it offers a broad spectrum that covers all areas of knowledge within its 18 faculties, ranging from the humanities, law, economics and social sciences, to medicine and the natural sciences.

The Munich School of Management invites applications for a

Professorship (W2) (6 years/tenure track)
of Strategic Organization Design

commencing as soon as possible.

The professorship is affiliated with the Institute for Strategy, Technology and Organization (ISTO). Teaching will comprise undergraduate courses related to "Strategic Organization Design" and will supplement the curriculum offered at the ISTO. Involvement in the M.Sc. and doctoral program of the Munich School of Management would be appreciated.

The professorship is part of the "Organisations Research Group - ORG", an interdisciplinary group of researchers comprising management scholars and economists. The ISTO is one of its constituent chairs. The professorship should complement and support the ongoing research activities in the research group. A large-scale empirical approach, ideally complemented by formal theory is desirable. We especially welcome applications from candidates with experience in collecting and analyzing primary data and in dealing with large datasets, including those gathered from the internet ("Big Data").

LMU Munich seeks to appoint a highly qualified junior academic to this professorship and, therefore, especially encourages early-career scholars to apply. Prerequisites for this position are a university and a doctoral degree. With an excellent record in research and teaching to date, prospective candidates will have demonstrated the potential for an outstanding academic career. International experience and an active research network are strong assets.

The initial appointment will be for six years. After a minimum of three years, it can be converted into a permanent position pending a positive evaluation of the candidate's performance in research and teaching as well as his or her personal aptitude and if all legal conditions are met.

Under the terms of the "LMU Academic Career Program", in exceptional cases and subject to outstanding performance in research and teaching, the position may be converted from a W2 into a W3 Full Professorship at a later date.

LMU Munich makes a point of providing newly appointed professors with various types of support, such as welcoming services and assistance for dual career couples.

LMU Munich is an equal opportunity employer. The University continues to be very successful in increasing the number of female faculty members and strongly encourages applications from female candidates. LMU Munich intends to enhance the diversity of its faculty members. Further, disabled candidates with essentially equal qualifications will be given preference.

Please submit your application including a curriculum vitae, documentation of academic degrees and certificates as well as a list of publications to the Dean of the Munich School of Management (LMU Munich), Geschwister-Scholl-Platz 1, D-80539 Munich, Germany, no later than 06.11.2014.