HEC Lausanne



    October 01, 2023
    November 14, 2023


HEC Lausanne (the Faculty of Business and Economics of the University of Lausanne) looks for candidates for a position full time as

Assistant Professor (Tenure Track as Associate Professor) in Marketing and Marketing Strategy Information

Start date: August 1st, 2024, or on a mutually agreed date.

UNIL is a leading international teaching and research institution, with over 5,000 employees and 17,000 students split between its Dorigny campus, CHUV and Epalinges. As an employer,

UNIL encourages excellence, individual recognition and responsibility.

Duration of contract*: 2 years, renewable 2 x 2 years, maximum of 6 years Activity rate: 100%
Workplace: Internef, Lausanne

*The person appointed as Assistant Professor on conditional tenure track is hired for a two- year term, renewable twice on the recommendation of the Dean’s Office. An evaluation procedure is initiated in principle at the end of the 8th semester, i.e. at the beginning of the third two-year term. At the end of this procedure, the Faculty proposes (or not) to the Direction of UNIL that the candidate be promoted to the rank of full professor.

Your qualifications

Candidates must hold a PhD in Marketing or a related discipline. They should have an excellent and promising research and publication record in the field of Marketing with a clear interest in topics around strategic marketing and digital marketing and related topics (e.g., branding, innovation) as well as their practical applications. We seek applicants with an ability to conduct top research in the field, to publish in leading international journals and conferences, and the capacity to attract research funds.

Teaching experience in English and/or French at university level (Bachelor’s and Master’s) is an asset.

In line with the strategy of the faculty, preference will be given to candidates who do research and teaching on topics connected to marketing strategy. All research methods are welcome but experience with empirical methods is strongly appreciated.

The new professor will be a member of the Department of Marketing at HEC Lausanne. We offer attractive teaching loads and an excellent research environment.

Your application

Applications must be submitted via the Selectus website. A more detailed job description is available here.

Applications should be submitted by November 15th 2023 (11:59 pm local time) via the above link (only applications submitted through this link will be considered).

Please fill in the electronic application form, and upload curriculum vitae, cover letter, publications list, teaching evaluations (if available), the names and addresses of up to three references.

Contact for further information

Additional information may be obtained from Prof. Francine Petersen (francine.petersen@unil.ch), search committee rapportrice and member of the Marketing Department, or Prof. Tobias Schlager (tobias.schlager@unil.ch), also member of the Marketing Department, HEC Lausanne, University of Lausanne.

Seeking to promote an equitable representation of men and women among its staff, the University strongly encourages applications from women (http://www.unil.ch/egalite).

UNIL supports family-friendly recruitments and covers travel expenses for a second person to accompany a faculty recruitment candidate who is a single parent (either gender) or a mother of a breast or bottle-feeding child less than two years of age.

UNIL supports young researchers: www.unil.ch/graduatecampus.

The University of Lausanne (UNIL) is located in Lausanne, by the Lake Geneva, one of the economic and intellectual hubs of Switzerland and Europe, a 40-minute train ride from Geneva airport.