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Tenure Track Position in Organizational Behavior with a Focus on Leadership and Diversity at the University of Konstanz

  • 1.  Tenure Track Position in Organizational Behavior with a Focus on Leadership and Diversity at the University of Konstanz

    Posted 02-21-2024 01:54

    Tenure Track Junior Professorship (W1) in Organizational Behavior with a focus on Leadership and Diversity

    fulltime, Salary level W1

    Reference No. 2024/043. The Department of Politics and Public Administration in the Faculty of Politics – Law – Economics seeks to fill this position by the 1st of October 2024, subject to the approval of the University Council.

    The University of Konstanz is one of eleven Universities of Excellence in Germany. Since 2007 it has been successful in the German Excellence Initiative and its follow-up program, the Excellence Strategy.

    The Department of Politics and Public Administration conducts research and teaching at the highest level in the areas of (i) democracy and public policy, (ii) international politics, (iii) management and public administration, and (iv) data and methods.

    The successful candidate contributes to research and teaching in the area of organizational behavior with a focus on leadership and/or diversity phenomena in private or public organizations. Cooperation with the Management and Public Administration research groups at the department is desired. Furthermore, the new professorship will be affiliated with the Excellence Cluster "Politics of Inequality" and therefore a research agenda aligning with the goals of the Excellence Cluster is expected. A doctoral degree in business administration, organizational psychology or a related social science discipline is required. Applicants should have a strong publication record in international, highly ranked outlets as well as experience in university teaching in the field of leadership, diversity, and other organizational behavior topics. We place great emphasis on gender and diversity competence, reflected in teaching and research. The ability to teach in German is an advantage but not a requirement.

    The advertised W1 assistant professorship position is associated with tenure track for appointment to a W3 professorship. On positive evaluation, tenure as a W3 professor will be granted after completing a simplified professorial appointment process. Information about the evaluation process and the criteria is available in the "Satzung über das Tenure-Track-Verfahren" (tenure track statutes, in German), available online. In all other respects, the hiring requirements for tenure track professorships follow from § 51 paragraph 2,3 and § 51 b paragraph 1 of the Landeshochschulgesetz.

    Concerning the application procedure, please contact Ms. Stina Büntge, sektion.prw@uni-konstanz.de. Questions regarding the academic profile of the position can be directed to Prof. Dr. Florian Kunze, florian.kunze@uni-konstanz.de.

    The University of Konstanz strives to increase the number of women working in research and teaching. The University commits itself to gender equality and family-friendliness as well as to creating an inclusive diversity culture in all areas and on all levels. Measures reach from childcare in the university's own Kinderhaus (childcare centre) to support for working couples through a dual career program (uni.kn/dcc).

    Persons with disabilities are explicitly encouraged to apply and will be given preference if appropriately qualified. Please contact our representative for employees with disabilities, Tobias Neumann, sbv@uni-konstanz.de (+ 49 7531 88-4016).

    Applications with the usual documents (curriculum vitae, publication list, a list of grants and awards, details of teaching experience, statements on current research topics, future research directions and interests) can be submitted until 20th March 2024, via our Online Application Portal.

    Florian Kunze
    Universität Konstanz