W2-Professor of Human Resource Management with a focus on International & Sustainable HR (m/f/d)

Munich University of Applied Sciences is the largest university of its kind in Bavaria and one of the largest Universities of Applied Sciences in Germany. We consider it our obligation, and challenge, to proactively shape an innovative future in the fields of teaching, research and further education.

The Faculty of Business Administration is seeking to appoint a Professor (m/f/d) of Human Resource Management with a focus on international and sustainable HR for the Summer semester 2023 or later. The successful candidate should demonstrate an excellent academic track record and extensive practical management and leadership experience outside higher education, which should be passed on to our students by passionate teaching and be applied in research projects.

W2-Professor of Human Resource Management with a focus on International & Sustainable HR (m/f/d)

Reference: BV 1093

Salary: W2 grade, Bavaria

Contract type: permanent

Current major trends such as globalization, skilled labour shortages, digitalization and disruptive market changes reinforce effective Human Resource Management as a key necessity for successful business. The professorship should focus on international and sustainable Human Resource Management in innovative teaching and research. The successful candidate should have a broad knowledge of business administration and in-depth expertise, experience and/or evidence of academic publications in one or more of the following fields: sustainable HR, international recruiting and aptitude diagnostics, employee expatriation management, digital HR, workforce management and staffing and/or change management.

We are looking for candidates with several years of practical experience in HR management and/or as a strategic HR business partner, preferably with an active business network and a passion for teaching and knowledge transfer in higher education.

The successful candidate will

  • be able to teach and research in English as well as in German with a high level of proficiency. German and English language skills should be at CEFR B2 level or higher.
  • teach related subjects in other departments, as required.
  • actively participate in the further development of the field, the internationalization of the department and the administration of the department.
  • demonstrate commitment to applied research projects, in particular in the areas of innovative business management, technology and knowledge transfer.


  • University degree in Business Administration, Economics, Information Systems and Management, Industrial Engineering or related field
  • Pedagogical aptitude. Suitable candidates will be invited to give a guest lecture.
  • Excellence in research, evidenced by the completion of a doctorate or equivalent academic publication.
  • Established achievements in the application or development of scientific knowledge and methods in professional practice for at least five years after the completion of university studies – of which at least three years must have been realised outside higher education. In special cases if, during a five year period, a significant part of the candidate’s professional experience has been gained in cooperation between a university and a professional environment this may be taken as comparable evidence of applied professional practice outside higher education.

Munich University of Applied Sciences promotes the professional equality of women and strives to increase the proportion of women, especially in academia and research. Women are therefore expressly encouraged to apply. Anyone who has not yet reached the age of 52 can be appointed to the civil service, otherwise they will be hired as employees. People with disabilities will be given preferential employment if their aptitude, skills and professional performance are otherwise essentially the same.

If you are interested in this professorship Human Resource Management with Focus on International & Sustainable HR, we look forward to receiving your application with the required documents as a single PDF via our online portal by 07.07.2022.

Contact: Human Resources Department +49 89 1265-4845

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