The University of Lucerne is the youngest university in Switzerland. Founded in 2000, it has four faculties and around 3,000 students. The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences with its eight institutes and departments focuses on interdisciplinarity and innovation in research and teaching. The Faculty offers its almost 800 students a range of courses that are unique in Switzerland, placing great emphasis on excellent support and a close link between research and teaching activities.
Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) of Sociology in the field of organizations
starting August 1, 2021 or by arrangement.
Areas of specialization may include, but are not restricted to, professionalization, organizational responses to grand challenges, new forms of governance, and decision-making in networks. The professorship will teach in particular in the course of studies Social and Communication Sciences (BA and MA).
The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences considers itself an interdisciplinary association of disciplines from the social sciences and the humanities. Aside from the general disciplinary requirements, the successful candidate should therefore also be versed in interdisciplinary research and teaching. Furthermore, all candidates are expected to have strong abilities to work in a team and should be willing to contribute to the further development of the Faculty.
Conditions of employment are governed by the terms of Article 2 of the appointment regulations of the University of Lucerne. In the interest of gender diversity in research and teaching, the University strongly encourages applications from women.
If you have any questions, please contact Prof. Martin Hartmann:
Candidates should send their application with the usual documents (including a recent journal publication and certificates) in electronic form via our job portal www.unilu.ch/jobs. The deadline is July 1, 2020.