University Professor Management of the Digital Transformation

June 16, 2020
Social Sciences, Business studies, Entrepreneurship, Management, Innovation Management
Technische Universität Clausthal
Clausthal, Germany

The Faculty of Energy and Economic Sciences of Clausthal University of Technology is seeking to appoint the Position of University Professor (Salary Scale W2 NBesO) ”Management of the Digital Transformation“ (m/f/d) at the Institute of Management and Economics as soon as possible.

We are seeking an internationally recognized scientist representing the field "Management of the Digital Transformation" in research and education in adequate breadth. Candidates are to have a research focus in Entrepreneurship or Innovation Management, with applications to Corporate Digital Transformation. The intended research emphasis of the chair is on

• E-Entrepreneurship in the context of business creation and the digital transformation of small and medium-sized enterprises and
• Innovation Management for digital products, services, and processes.

In addition, the research areas should have links or application domains in at least one of the follow- ing fields:

• Business Technology Strategies,
• Agile Corporate Organization,
• Service Dominant Logic, Digital Marketing, or Relationship Marketing, or
• Advanced Circular Economy.

The position holder should actively contribute to the further development of the research profile of the Institute of Management and Economics and Clausthal University of Technology. He or she is re- quired to participate in coordinated interdisciplinary programs, in cooperation with neighboring de- partments as well as with external partners in Germany and abroad. Moreover, an active involvement in at least one of the four strategic research fields of Clausthal University of Technology is expected.

Teaching duties include courses in Entrepreneurship, Innovation Management, and Digital Business Models. These courses are part of the university’s Digital Technologies and Digital Management pro- grams as well as further degree programs. In the medium term, the chair will be assigned further courses in General Management for the Business Administration and the Industrial Engineering pro- grams. In addition, the position holder should play a part in the further development of the Digital Technologies program.

The requirements of the position are defined in Section 25 of the Niedersachsen Higher Education Act (Niedersächsisches Hochschulgesetz NHG). In particular, an excellent doctorate as well as a habilitation or comparable achievements are required.
Experience in the acquisition of third-party funded projects or corresponding industrial experience is expected.

The willingness to hold courses in German and English is a prerequisite. Strong commitment to teaching is expected.

The Clausthal University of Technology wishes to increase the number of its female faculty. There- fore, applications from female candidates are particularly welcome. Candidates with disabilities who are equally qualified will be given preference. Applications from international scientists are welcome; proficiency in the German language is desired for teaching and committee work.

A part-time professorship is possible upon request.

Applicants who are 50 years or older at the time the appointment commences and who do not hold already a permanent civil servant status (Beamtenverhältnis auf Lebenszeit) will be employed with employee status (Angestelltenverhältnis).

Further information is available from the chairman of the Search Committee, Prof. Dr. Winfried Stei- ner, phone: +49 (0) 5323 72-7652, email:
Applications with the usual documents must be submitted until xx.xx.xxxx in written and/or electronic form to the Dean of the Faculty of Energy and Economic Sciences at Clausthal University of Tech- nology, Prof. Dr. Bernd Lehmann, Erzstraße 20, 38678 Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany, or to, respectively.

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