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Application until Dec. 3, 2015: Full Professor (W2/W3) Business and Economic Studies on East Asia
The Mercator School of Management and the Institute of East Asian Studies at the University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany, invite applications for a full-time tenured position at the rank of Full Professor (Salary Group W2/W3) | Business and Economic Studies on East Asia
The Mercator School of Management and the Institute of East Asian Studies seek candidates with a strong foundation in management science or economics with demonstrated language and regional competence in either Chinese or Japanese Studies, a highly productive and international research career, documented by peer-reviewed publications, integration in the relevant academic peer groups as well as experience with third-party funded projects acquired in a competitive environment. They favour candidates who can contribute to the international research and graduate programs on institutional economics and institutional change in East Asia. The professorship contributes teaching in English and German to the degree programs of the Institute of East Asian Studies and the Mercator School of Management at the levels of BA, MA and doctoral studies. Candidates are expected to develop – supported by the university – a working knowledge of the German language within two years following the initial appointment.
The concept of East Asian Studies at the University of Duisburg-Essen grounds regional studies research and teaching in the theories and methods of the social and economic sciences. The appointment is to the Mercator School of Management with membership in the Institute of East Asian Studies. The Institute of East Asian Studies and the Mercator School of Management offer an attractive and international research and teaching environment with a large network of cooperation partners in East Asia and Europe. The University of Duisburg-Essen highlights the quality of its teaching. Applicants need to conceptualize their didactic teaching vision, also with regard to the special profile of the University of Duisburg-Essen.
The hiring requirements for this position comply with Article 36 of the law on higher education in North Rhine-Westphalia (Hochschulgesetz NRW).
The University of Duisburg-Essen aims to increase the diversity of its members and considers their competences in relation to, e.g., their age or origin (http://www.uni-due.de/diversity). The university’s endeavours to support women among its academic staff have been honoured with the "Total E-Quality Award". It aims to increase the number of women among its members and therefore encourages women with pertinent qualifications to apply. Women with equal qualifications will be preferred in accordance with state equality laws. Applications of qualified disabled persons in the legal sense of § 2 para. 3 SGB IX are also welcome.
Copies of publications and letters of recommendation are not requested as part of the initial application.
Further information about the university and this position can be found at the following internet address: http://www.uni-due.de/in-east/. Applications, together with supporting documents (curriculum vitae, list of academic publications, evidence of your academic and professional background, certified copies of your academic degrees, details of your previous teaching activities and of your participation in academic administration and third-party funded projects) are to be submitted no later than
December 3rd, 2015
to the Dean of the Mercator School of Management, Prof. Dr. Peter Anker, University of Duisburg-Essen, Forsthausweg 2, 47057 Duisburg, Germany.