Full Professorship (W3) in Business Administration, especially Finance
University of Potsdam
Young, modern and
The University of Potsdam was founded
in 1991 and has firmly established itself in
the landscape of scholarship and science.
It has also become an out-standing factor
in regional economics and development.
The University is highly successful in the
acquisition of external funding, has received
multiple awards for its teaching, and offers
a service-oriented administration. About
21,000 students and 3,000 employees
work at three locations – Am Neuen
Palais, Griebnitzsee and Golm – at one
of Germany‘s most beautiful academic
Please submit your application
(including a research and teaching
concept for this professorship,
curriculum vitae, copies of
academic certificates and
documents, list of publications,
list of courses taught, list of
externally funded projects as
well as the three publications
most relevant to this position
and teaching evaluations for the
three courses taught that were
most relevant to this position) via
e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org (in a single
PDF-file) within four weeks
after the publication of this
The University of Potsdam, Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences,
invites applications for the following position to be filled as soon as
Full Professorship (W3)
in Business Administration, especially Finance
The professorship conducts research and teaches in the business area of finance. Candidates
are expected to have a track record of excellent research in finance in accordance with
internationally recognized methodological standards, as evidenced by regular publications
in recognized international and national scientific journals, as well as successes in attracting
external research funding. Applicants shall have excellent skills in empirical research methods
and profound experience in their application. A willingness to cooperate within the Faculty of
Economics and Social Sciences is expressly requested.
An outstanding dedication to teaching is required. The professorship offers courses in the
Faculty‘s relevant bachelor‘s and master‘s degree programs. Candidates must be able and
willing to teach in both German and English. Active participation in academic self-government
The University of Potsdam is a member of the "Berlin Doctoral Program in Economics
and Management Science" (BSE/BDPEMS, https://bdpems.wiwi.hu-berlin.de/portal/).
Applicants should be willing to actively participate in this program. With the "Potsdam Center
for Quantitative Research" (PCQR, https://www.uni-potsdam.de/pcqr/) and the "Center
for Economic Policy Analysis" (CEPA, https://www.uni-potsdam.de/cepa/), the Faculty of
Economics and Social Sciences has interdisciplinary and interinstitutional research facilities.
There are plans to create another focus in the field of sustainable development.
The hiring process is subject to the requirements set forth in Section 41
of the Brandenburg Higher Education Act (BbgHG).
The appointment procedure will be conducted in accordance with Section 40 BbgHG.