25.08.2011 - 00:00:00
W3 Professor: Business and Economic Studies on East Asia (Application until Aug. 25, 2011)
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 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 third-party funded projects and peer-reviewed publications. They favor candidates who can contribute to the international research and graduate programs on 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, including the research training program "Risk and East Asia" funded by the German Research Foundation. Candidates are expected to make contributions in the development of a new BA in East Asian Studies, as well as strong contributions to the established international Masters and Ph.D. degree programs. Candidates are expected to develop 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 and its Department of Managerial Economics, 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.
Candidates must demonstrate fulfillment of the following requirements according to § 36 of the Law on Universities in North Rhine-Westphalia (HG): A first university degree, a doctorate and additional academic achievements beyond the doctorate which can be demonstrated in one of the following ways: on the basis of a junior professorship, or a university teaching qualification (Habilitation), or an academic post at an institute of higher education, at a non-university research institution, in business, in administration or in another professional area either in Germany or abroad.
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 endeavors to support women among its academic staff have been honored 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 six weeks after publication of this advertisement to the
Dean of the Mercator School of Management, Prof. Dr. Alf Kimms, University of Duisburg-Essen, Forsthausweg 2, 47057 Duisburg, Germany.
Published in "DIE ZEIT" at July 14, 2011.