Professor for General Business Administration with a focus on Marketing

Konstanz, Germany
May 14, 2021
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Professor for General Business Administration with a focus on Marketing (m/f/d)

Salary Level W2 (Position Number 1 -1615)


This professorship position involves teaching and independently performing applied research in the areas of:

  •     Marketing
  •     Digital Media

In addition to teaching courses in English and German, applicants are expected to be actively involved in applied research as well as knowledge transfer.

The official duties include teaching introductory courses in business administration both within and outside the department, supervising students’ theses, as well as taking on committee work at the university.

The ideal applicant has completed a doctoral degree in a relevant field with an above-average PhD thesis. In addition to possessing solid theoretical knowledge in the above-mentioned academic areas and having multiple years of professional experience in marketing (outside of universities), the applicant ideally also has a solid background in the following areas of specialization:

  • Product and Brand Management
  • E-Commerce
  • Content Marketing
  • Online Marketing, SEO and SEA
  • Social Media Marketing and Influencer Marketing
  • Digital Market Research and Marketing Analytics
  • Marketing for Start-up Companies

Teaching experience as well as a strong interest in utilizing modern university teaching methods are also an asset.

The hiring requirements are based on § 47 in the LHG (German Higher Education Law). For more information, please see our general information about professorships on our website.

The professorship will initially be a probationary tenure track position. The probationary period is three years. If the professor hired fulfils the requirements for the position according to the German civil service statutes, he/she will receive a tenure track position without having to go through a second appointment process.

The HTWG Konstanz is committed to increasing the number of female professors and therefore expressly encourages women to apply. Severely disabled applicants will be given preferential consideration if they are equally qualified.

Please submit the normal application documents (curriculum vitae, notarized copies of diplomas, as well as verification of your professional experience) preferably using our online application form – including the position number – by June 11, 2021 at the latest.

Applications can also be submitted to the president of the HTWG Konstanz – University of Applied Sciences, Prof. Dr. Sabine Rein, Alfred-Wachtel-Straße 8, D-78462 Konstanz / Germany.

For all questions regarding the professorship, please contact the chairperson of the appointment committee, Prof. Dr. Frank Best: tel. +49-7531 206-338 or via email: [email protected].

The HTWG Konstanz Dual Career Service offers advising and support regarding the compatibility of family and work. Please contact Ms. Vera Maier-Tragmann at [email protected].