[AISWorld] Call for Applications - Full Professor of Operations Management at WU Vienna

Edward Bernroider edward.bernroider at wu.ac.at
Wed Apr 19 08:16:20 EDT 2017

Call for Applications: Full Professor of Operations Management (Ref.no 

WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business) is currently inviting 
applications for the position of a Full Professor of Operations 
Management at the Department of Information Systems and Operations.

WU is one of the largest business universities in the European Union and 
is centrally located at the heart of Europe. The University maintains an 
excellent position as a center for research and teaching and attracts an 
international group of students and faculty. It offers a broad range of 
undergraduate, graduate, and executive programs in the area of business, 
economics, and business law. WU has been granted triple accreditation by 
EQUIS, AACSB, and AMBA, and is a member of a number of international 
networks such as PIM and CEMS.

Based in the Department of Information Systems and Operations, the new 
professor will join the Institute for Production Management and 
contribute to research, teaching, and service activities. The successful 
candidate is expected to conduct and publish outstanding research in 
Operations Management in Manufacturing and Services, and should be 
highly competent in applying the relevant methods. The new professor is 
expected to engage in high quality teaching at WU in particular to 
support our Bachelor’s Program in Business, Economics and Social 
Sciences and our Master of Science (MSc) Supply Chain Management.

Applicants should have a) a solid academic qualification (e.g. PhD, 
habilitation) in the relevant fields; b) an outstanding international 
reputation in high quality scholarship in the area of Operations 
Management in Manufacturing and Services commensurate with academic age, 
especially by having demonstrated the ability to publish in top-tier 
journals of the field; c) a proven excellence in teaching at 
undergraduate and graduate levels; d) a demonstrated commitment to 
excellence in executive teaching; e) proven international experience; f) 
a strong record in attracting research funding; g) leadership qualities; 
and h) gender mainstreaming skills.

The successful candidate will participate in teaching programs at all 
levels (bachelor, MSc, doctorate and executive education) and we expect 
the new professor to take an active role in the ongoing development of 
the academic programs.

Teaching experience in English is required. Non-German-speaking 
candidates will be expected to acquire proficiency in German over a 
certain period of time.

The new professor is expected to take an active role in the University’s 

For details of the position, please contact Professor Edward Bernroider, 
Chair, Department of Information Systems and Operations, by phone: 
++43-1-31336-4441, or email: edward.bernroider at wu.ac.at.

Candidates should send their applications and all documents relevant to 
the criteria in the call for applications to the Rector of WU 
Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, Professor Edeltraud Hanappi-Egger, 
Welthandelsplatz 1, 1020 Vienna. Electronic applications can be sent to 
prof.application at wu.ac.at. Please quote the reference no. given above 
when submitting your application. Applications must be submitted by June 
7, 2017.

WU is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to diversity and 
inclusion. WU seeks to increase the number of its female faculty members 
and qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply. In case of equal 
qualification, female candidates will be given preference. People with 
disabilities are encouraged to apply and will be supported during each 
stage of the employment cycle. WU has established an Equal Opportunities 
Working Group, which is involved in all selection proceedings pursuant 
to § 42 of the 2002 Universities Act.

WU has been awarded the “University and Family Audit” and assists dual 
career couples. For further details, please see www.wu.ac.at.

Dr. Edward Bernroider, Professor

Head of Department, Information Systems & Operations

Vienna University of Economics and Business
Institute for Information Management and Control
Building D2, Welthandelsplatz 1
1020 Vienna

T: ++ 43 1 31336 4466  |  E: edward.bernroider at wu.ac.at


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