Tenure Track University Professorship for Innovation Management (Salary Scale W2 NBesO with tenure track leading to W3 NBesO)

Delivery Deadline: 18.02.2020 23:59

The Faculty of Economics and Management invites applications for a

Tenure Track University Professorship (Salary Scale W2 NBesO with tenure track leading to W3 NBesO) for Innovation Management


starting January 1, 2021. The initial appointment will be limited to 5 years. After positive evaluation, the candidate will receive a tenured professorship (salary scale W3).


The job announcement is part of the Joint Federal Government-Länder Tenure-Track Programme to promote junior researchers. It is aimed at young researchers with outstanding potential for a successful academic career.


The professorship is expected to strengthen education and research in the field of innovation management. By addressing, in particular, innovation management in new cooperative forms (e.g. innovative ecosystems, open innovation, entrepreneurship in innovation-networks) the professorship complements the area of strategic management. The ideal candidate is expected to have a pronounced interest in research and to be internationally competitive proven by the publication of research outcomes in leading international journals.

Furthermore, the successful candidate is expected to visibly engage in faculty’s research foci within an open-minded faculty concerning the choice of methodological approaches. The candidate is expected to teach in the Bachelor, Master and Doctoral programs in English and German and should strive for excellence in teaching while be interested in innovative teaching methods. Experiences in the development and advancement of third-party funded research is desirable.


General responsibilities and conditions of appointment apply, in accordance with the Lower Saxony Higher Education Act (Niedersächsisches Hochschulgesetz - NHG). Details will be provided upon request.


Part-time employment can be arranged upon request.


As an equal opportunities employer, Leibniz University Hannover has set itself the strategic aim of significantly increasing the proportion of women. Female scientists are therefore particularly encouraged to apply. Applications from abroad are especially welcome. Preference will be given to equally qualified candidates with disabilities.


In its mission statement, Leibniz University Hannover attaches great importance to the international orientation of teaching and research. At the same time, it places significant value on the intensive guidance and support of its students and on the university’s close ties to the region and to Lower Saxony. Its professors are thus expected to be based in the Hannover Region.

Further information is available from Professorin Dr. Christiana Weber, Tel. 0511 762 5023, Mail: christiana.weber@ufo.uni-hannover.de.


Please submit your full application until  January 31th, 2020  via the Appointment Portal of the Leibniz Universität Hannover at https://berufungen.uni-hannover.de.



Information on the collection of personal data according to article 13 GDPR can be found at https://www.uni-hannover.de/en/datenschutzhinweis-bewerbungen/.