Assistant Professorship (Tenure Track) in Sustainability Governance (100%)

The University of St. Gallen and its School of Management is seeking candidates for an Assistant Professorship (tenure track) in the field of sustainability governance. We are looking for candidates at the intersection of accounting and sustainability, that have a proven track record in one or several of the following areas: accounting and reporting on sustainability, environmental, social and governance (ESG) and corporate social responsibility (CSR). Further areas may involve corporate climate policy and decision-making.
The triple accredited (EQUIS, AACSB, AMBA) university offers a stimulating research environment with access to a broad range of databases necessary for empirical archival research, a professional behavioral research lab for experimental research activities, and a large network of companies for field studies.
The new assistant professor (3+3 years) will become part of a dynamic team with strong ties in both the international scientific community and in the corporate world. The position involves teaching in English (and preferably also in German) at all levels and in different programs mainly at the School of Management. We are looking for candidates with both an internationally recognized research track record/a pipeline of working papers expected to be published in leading journals, as well as excellent teaching skills, that have earned their PhD.
We seek candidates per February 1st 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 cover letter (motivation for the position, description of teaching, research and other academic activities), curriculum vitae, PhD certificate, list of publications, identification of two publications/working papers that best represent your current research 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 July 31st, 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.
Application Deadline:
Friday, Jul 30, 2021
University of St. Gallen
School of Management
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