JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022
University of St.Gallen (HSG)
Position Title/Short Description
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: St.Gallen, SWITZERLAND
JEL Classification: Z -- Other Special Topics
focus in International Political Economy
Full Text of JOE Listing:
«A place where knowledge is created»
As a leading business university we set global standards for research and teaching by promoting integrative thought, responsible action and an entrepreneurial spirit of innovation in business and society.
Associate or Assistant Tenure Track Professorship in Political Science with a focus in International Political Economy (100%)
The University of and its Department of Political Science invite outstanding candidates to apply for a Professorship in Political Science with a focus in International Political Economy (IPE). The Department of Political Science is a member of the School of Economics and Political Science (SEPS) and offers excellent research conditions and a stimulating academic environment. Through its collaborations, research centres and exchange programmes, it maintains a wide international network. The SEPS is committed to acknowledging the diversity of research methods.
We are looking for an excellent scholar with specialization in the interplay between political and economic agents, structures, and processes in the international realm or in international-domestic interactions. The thematic focus is open and may include areas like international development, digital transformation, international business or financial regulation, or sustainability. We would particularly welcome applicants with substantial area expertise beyond Western Europe and North America. Applicants should have a doctorate in political science, a promising research agenda, and a willingness to collaborate on research and teaching with scholars from other fields, notably economics, law, and management. The successful candidate is expected to conduct research at the highest international standards within her or his own field of specialization and to teach 1-2 courses per semester in English in the university’s programmes in International Affairs and Governance. The teaching load is 4 hours per week for tenure track Assistant Professors and eight hours per week for Associate Professors. The University's administrative language is German. If the successful candidate has no prior knowledge of German, he or she will be expected to acquire a passive knowledge of the language within two years.
We seek candidates per August 1st, 2022 or by mutual agreement.
For further information, please contact Professor Dr. Dirk Lehmkuhl, Chairman of the Appointment Committee and Head of the Political Science Department (facultyposition@ or visit our website on Professorships at HSG.
The application should include a cover letter detailing your research interests, teaching experience and motivation for applying (max. 3 pages), curriculum vitae, publications list, a recent paper that best represents your current research profile, 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 , Professor Dr. Bernhard Ehrenzeller, online via at the latest by January 3rd 2022.
The University of 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.
- External Application Link