The University of Cologne, Germany, invites applications for a tenured faculty position as a Full Professor (W3)

Full Professorship for Information Systems (W3)

The University of Cologne is among the leading German research universities and its Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences is consistently ranked among the top schools in research and teaching.

Candidates should have a strong focus on application-oriented Information Systems Engineering. They should have already published their outstanding research in distinguished international journals. Candidates should have an international background, e.g. a Ph.D. from abroad, international teaching or research experience, or a strong international research network. Their research approach should cover both behavioral as well as design-oriented methods. The applicants’ ability to acquire research funds will be subject to consideration as well.

The commitment to connect to and leverage existing interdisciplinary research groups at the University of Cologne is expected. The successful applicant must teach technical-oriented courses, in particular system engineering methods for the design and development of information systems, data bases, socio-technical system design, software development, or project management in the B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D. and/or EMBA programs in English and German.

The position is available as of October 2016 or based on mutual agreement.

The University of Cologne is committed to increase the share of women in research and teaching. Applications of women are specifically invited. In the case of equal qualifications, competence and specific achievements, women will be considered on preferential terms within the framework of the legal possibilities.
The University of Cologne is an equal opportunity employer in compliance with the German disabilities laws. Persons with disabilities are therefore strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants with disabilities, but equal capability will be favored. Female applicants with equal capability, suitability and professional experience will be favored.

The application package should contain (1) CV and documented qualifications, (2) a list of all publications in refereed international journals, (3) a separate list of all publications in refereed conference proceedings, (3) a research and teaching agenda, (4) three relevant publications, (5) a list of all lectures given in the last three years, including evaluations, and (6) a summary of funded research. The application package should be sent as one aggregated PDF-file no later than 22nd of May, 2016. Please apply via the University’s Academic Job Portal ( / University of Cologne, Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Science, The Dean, Albertus-Magnus-Platz, 50923 Cologne, Germany. For further information, please contact Professor Schoder (schoder(at)