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There are currently following openings for faculty positions

  • Volkswagen and Audi Chair for Diversity in Leadership

    ESMT Berlin has an opening at the rank of tenured Associate Professor or Full Professor in the field of diversity in leadership. Ideally, candidates would come from the area of organizational behavior with a research focus on diversity-related issues in organizations, interfacing with leadership aspects. Candidates from other areas of management will also be considered. Requirements include outstanding research accomplishments, commitment to excellence in teaching, and international experience.

    ESMT Berlin is an international business school based in Berlin, Germany. The school was founded by 25 leading global companies and institutions to develop entrepreneurial leaders who think globally and act responsibly. It offers a full-time MBA, an executive MBA, a master's in management, as well as open enrollment and customized executive education programs.

    Please send application materials including a cover letter describing present and future research and teaching plans, copies of selected recent publications, an up-to-date detailed résumé with the names and contacts of three academic references to:

    Professor Tamer Boyaci, PhD | Dean of Faculty
    ESMT Berlin | Schlossplatz 1 | 10178 Berlin | Germany
    via e-mail to: faculty.recruitment@esmt.org
    Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

    ESMT Berlin offers compensation packages that are competitive at international levels. Research support and teaching activities are also comparable to leading global business schools. Advice and support for dual careers and transition for partner/family is provided. Overall, ESMT offers excellent working conditions in the international, multicultural, and dynamic capital city of Berlin.

    ESMT Berlin is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a culturally diverse and pluralistic intellectual community. 

  • Joachim Faber Chair in Business and Technology

    ESMT Berlin has an opening at the rank of tenured Associate Professor or Full Professor in the field of business and technology. Ideally, candidates should have substantial expertise in deep technology innovation and entrepreneurship, with an application of such technologies to solve business challenges by commercializing inventions as well as to tackle societal and/or policy challenges. Examples of deep tech fields of interest may include (but are not restricted to) artificial intelligence, quantum computing, blockchain, biotechnology, robotics, photonics. Candidates with backgrounds in STEM-related fields combined with an established record of research in business are particularly encouraged to apply. Requirements include outstanding research accomplishments, commitment to excellence in teaching in both degree programs and executive education, and international experience.

    ESMT Berlin is an international business school based in Berlin, Germany. The school was founded by 25 leading global companies and institutions to develop entrepreneurial leaders who think globally and act responsibly. It offers a full-time MBA, an executive MBA, a master's in management, as well as open enrollment and customized executive education programs. ESMT is the number 1 in Germany and number 9 in Europe as confirmed by the Financial Times European Business School Rankings 2019. It is the first business school based in Germany ever to enter the Top 10.

    Please send application materials including a cover letter describing present and future research and teaching plans, copies of selected recent publications, an up-to-date detailed résumé with the names and contacts of three academic references to:

    Professor Tamer Boyaci, PhD | Dean of Faculty
    ESMT Berlin | Schlossplatz 1 | 10178 Berlin | Germany
    via e-mail to: faculty.recruitment@esmt.org

    Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

    ESMT Berlin offers compensation packages that are competitive at international levels. Research support and teaching activities are also comparable to leading global business schools. Advice and support for dual careers and transition for partner/family is provided. Overall, ESMT offers excellent working conditions in the international, multicultural, and dynamic capital city of Berlin.

    ESMT Berlin is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a culturally diverse and pluralistic intellectual community.

  • Faculty Position in Marketing

    ESMT Berlin invites applications for on open-rank position in Marketing, across all specialties. Candidates with interest in quantitative research methods in marketing, data analytics, and/or digital marketing, are particularly encouraged to apply. The position offers teaching opportunities at the Master, MBA, PhD, and executive education levels.

    Successful candidates should hold a PhD in Marketing or a related field. Junior candidates should have strong research background and display the potential for publications in top marketing journals as well as effective teaching. For mid-career and senior candidates, an established record of research and teaching excellence is expected. At the same time, the willingness and the ability to build and lead research groups is appreciated. 

    Please send application materials including a cover letter describing present and future research and teaching plans, copies of selected recent publications, an up-to-date detailed résumé with the names and contacts of three academic references to:

    Professor Tamer Boyaci, PhD | Dean of Faculty
    ESMT Berlin | Schlossplatz 1 | 10178 Berlin | Germany
    via e-mail to: faculty.recruitment@esmt.org

    There is no formal deadline; applications will be considered until the position is filled.

    ESMT Berlin is an international business school, with a U.S.-style tenure track system. It offers compensation packages that are competitive at international levels. Research support and teaching activities are also comparable to leading global business schools. Advice and support for dual careers and transition for partner/family is provided. Overall, ESMT offers excellent working conditions in the international, multicultural, and dynamic capital city of Berlin.

    ESMT Berlin is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a culturally diverse and pluralistic intellectual community.

  • Faculty Position in Economics

    Tenure-track Assistant Professor Position

    ESMT Berlin is looking to fill a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of Applied Microeconomics or Theoretical and/or Empirical Industrial Organization. The candidates, who do research on topics related to digital markets, will be given priority. The position starts on September 1st, 2020 (flexible). It offers competitive terms with top Business Schools in the US and Europe.

    The PhD degree in Economics should be completed by the date of the appointment. Graduates of any country are eligible as long as the candidate is fluent in English.

    ESMT Berlin offers an exciting research environment, enriching environment of an international business school, a low teaching load and no administrative obligations. Teaching will be mainly in graduate programs (MBA, Master in Management). There is a possibility to teach also PhD level courses that ESMT offers at the Berlin School of Economics. Located at ESMT you will be a part of an inspiring Berlin economics network with a number of distinguished scholars and young researchers working on both theoretical and applied microeconomics, and collaborating in many different dimensions, such as Berlin School of Economics, Berlin Economics Research Associates Program, Berlin Center for Consumer Policies, Berlin IO Days, workshops, seminar series, etc.

    Please submit your application files including your CV, your job market paper, and a motivation letter and request three academic references to be sent to:

    Professor Tamer Boyaci, PhD | Dean of Faculty
    ESMT Berlin | Schlossplatz 1 | 10178 Berlin | Germany
    via e-mail to: faculty.recruitment@esmt.org

    Interviews with selected candidates will be conducted via Skype or at the European Job Market for Economists in Rotterdam, Netherlands, on December 18-19, 2019.

    About us: ESMT Berlin is an international business school founded by 25 leading global companies and institutions. The school offers a full-time MBA, an executive MBA, and a master’s in management as well as executive education programs. We strongly believe in cross-team collaboration to achieve our mission to develop entrepreneurial leaders who think globally and act responsibly.

    ESMT faculty publishes in top academic journals. ESMT is a private business school with the right to grant PhDs and is accredited by the German state, AACSB, AMBA, EQUIS, and FIBAA.

  • Faculty Position in Strategy, Innovation, Entrepreneurship

    ESMT Berlin invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant or untenured Associate Professor level in the areas of strategy, entrepreneurship, or innovation. Colleagues in these areas at ESMT include Matthew Bothner, Gianluca Carnabuci, Linus Dahlander, Chengwei Liu, Henry Sauermann and Stefan Wagner.

    Applicants should hold a PhD in Management, Sociology, Economics or a related field. Candidates should demonstrate the potential for research excellence, including publications in top general and field journals, as well as the potential for teaching excellence. The position offers teaching opportunities in Master’s, MBA, PhD, and executive education programs.

    ESMT is a leading international business school with a strong reputation for both research and teaching. Located at the heart of Berlin in Germany, ESMT has an extremely diverse and international faculty and student body. ESMT’s mission is to create and impart new knowledge to advance business and society. We develop entrepreneurial leaders who think globally and act responsibly.

    We start to evaluate applications on December 15, 2019. Application materials should include a cover letter describing present and future research and teaching plans, copies of selected recent publications or working papers, an up-to-date detailed résumé, and the names and contacts of three academic references.

    Please send your materials via email to: Professor Tamer Boyaci, Dean of Faculty,  ESMT Berlin | Schlossplatz 1 | 10178 Berlin | Germany at  faculty.recruitment@esmt.org.

    ESMT is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a culturally diverse and pluralistic intellectual community.

    For further details on ESMT, please visit our website at: www.esmt.org

    ESMT founders and benefactors

    Airbus Group • Allianz SE • Axel Springer SE • Bayer AG • Bayerische Motoren Werke AG  • Bundesverband der Deutschen Industrie e.V. • Bundesvereinigung der Deutschen Arbeitgeberverbände e.V. • Daimler AG • Deutsche Bank AG • Deutsche Lufthansa AG • Deutsche Post AG • Deutsche Telekom AG • E.ON SE •  GAZPROM Germania GmbH • HypoVereinsbank - UniCredit Bank AG • KPMG AG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft • MAN SE • McKinsey & Company, Inc. • Münchener Rückversicherungs-Gesellschaft AG • Robert Bosch GmbH • RWE AG • SAP SE • Siemens AG • The Boston Consulting Group •  thyssenkrupp AG

In addtion, there is a research position to be filled

  • Postdoctoral researcher in Industrial Organization

    We are looking for a

    postdoctoral researcher in Industrial Organization and Digital Platforms (m/f/x, full-time)

    to start anytime from February 2020 for a 3-year period as part of the research project Digital platforms: Pricing, variety, and quality provision, which is funded by the European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant.

    You will be working with Prof. Özlem Bedre-Defolie and interact closely with other faculty members at ESMT.

    For more information and link to our application submission system, please click here (platform provided by HRworks).