One or two Assistant Professorships in Risk Management and Insurance (100%)

open until filled
Social Sciences, Business studies, Risk Management
University of St.Gallen (HSG)
St. Gallen, Switzerland

he University of St. Gallen and its School of Management are seeking candidates for one or more assistant professorships in the field of Risk Management and Insurance. Any research field in the area of Insurance Economics, Insurance Management and Risk Management is welcome.

The triple accredited (AACSB, AMBA, EQUIS) university offers a stimulating research environment and a large network of partner companies. The position will be affiliated with the Institute of Insurance Economics (I.VW-HSG) which ranges among the top academic institutions in Risk Management and Insurance worldwide.

The new assistant professor will become part of a dynamic team with strong ties in the international Risk Management and Insurance community. Besides fundamental research, the position involves teaching in English. We are looking for candidates with a recognised research track record aiming at the leading journals in the field and excellent teaching skills. The appointment is for six years with an option for promotion to associate professor.
We seek candidates per 1st August 2022 or by mutual agreement.

For further information, please contact Professor Dr. Reinhard Jung, Chairman of the Appointment Committee and Dean of the School of Management (

The application should include a motivation letter, curriculum vitae, list of publications, identification of two publications/working papers that best represent your current research, research statement, teaching statement and evaluations, description of your academic achievements, PhD certificate or estimate date of graduation (PhD certificate must be available prior to appointment), and contact information for two professional references that we may contact if shortlisted for the position. Candidates should submit their application to the President of the University of St.Gallen, Professor Dr. Bernhard Ehrenzeller online via at the latest by 18th October 2021. The interviews will take place on 10th December 2021.

The University of St.Gallen is strongly committed to promoting equal opportunities and diversity. We specifically encourage women and applicants with backgrounds underrepresented among our current senior faculty to apply.

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