Professor for Strategy and Foresight

In accordance with § 94 Sec. 2 subpara. 1 of the Austrian Universities Act, the Faculty of Social Sciences, Economics & Business at the Johannes Kepler University Linz announces a tenured faculty opening for a University Professor for Strategy and Foresight

The Faculty of Social Sciences, Economics & Business at the Johannes Kepler University Linz invites applications for a full-time, tenured professorship position under private law for a

Professor for Strategy and Foresight

to begin immediately. The appointment is in accordance with § 98 of the Austrian Universities Act.

The successful candidate will be expected to represent and further develop the academic subject area of Strategy and Foresight in the areas of teaching and research. In addition, the successful candidate should cover the three university-wide areas of research at the Johannes Kepler University Linz, in particular Digital Transformation and/or Sustainable Development. He/she should also be willing to pursue and be actively involved in interdisciplinary collaboration. The successful candidate’s professional activities should not only drive innovation within the international scientific community and within the region, but also further develop the academic area at the university.

Applicants for the position must have a venia docendi (habilitation degree) or comparable, internationally recognized post-doctorate qualifications in the academic subject area of Business Administration. Please see: for a detailed description of the job profile.

Info Box


Univ. Prof.
Dr. Matthias Fink
+43 732 2468 4420
Assoz. Univ. Prof.
Dr. Regina Gattringer
+43 732 2468 7960

terms of employment

permanent position
(§ 98 UG)

application deadline

January 1, 2020

submit application here

An annual gross salary above the minimum amount of € 71,822.80 as stated in the collective agreement will be offered.

If you have any questions in regard to the job profile, please contact Univ. Prof. Dr. Matthias Fink, P +43 732 2468 4420, E-mail: or Assoz. Univ. Prof. Dr. Regina Gattringer, P +43 732 2468 7960, E-mail:

The Johannes Kepler University wishes to increase the proportion of academic female faculty and, for this reason, especially welcomes applications by qualified women. If applicants are equally qualified, a woman will be given preference for this position. The university welcomes applications from qualified applicants who have physical disabilities. These applications will be given special consideration.

Prospective applicants interested in the position are requested to electronically send a complete application in adherence to the stated criteria in the job profile to the Rector of the Johannes Kepler University at: by January 01, 2020. If documents cannot be sent electronically, they are to be sent in quintuplet copy and should arrive at the Rector’s office no later than one week after the end of the application deadline.