Professor (m/f/x) for Business Economics in Tourism

Deggendorf Institute of Technology


The European Campus Rottal-Inn in Bavaria provides an exceptional and dynamic environment for
dedicated global academics to teach and research. Currently, we are looking for a:

Professor (m/f/x) for Business Economics in Tourism

(The position is limited to a five year period)
The European Campus belongs to the Deggendorf Institute of Technology, a multi award-winning
University of Applied Sciences. It is set in the picturesque and charming town of Pfarrkirchen in
Bavaria, Southern Germany. The campus provides exclusively English-based degree programmes,
creating an atmosphere on campus that is international and multicultural. All employees are supplied
with attractive and flexible working conditions. If you are a committed expert in your field, join our
innovative and vibrant community.

Our Expectations:

You are required to have a degree in Economics, with broad skills in Business Administration
and Business Management, particularly in Tourism Economics involving Strategic Management,
Organisation and Product Development.
Extensive expertise in Innovation Management, Entrepreneurship, Service Design, Product
Development, Experience and Quality Management.

You are required to constructively interact with students and colleagues, enriching the campus
through research and teaching activities to potentially inspire a broad spectrum of people.
Expertise in the required field should be documented, among other things, in scientific
publications. National and international industrial experience, coupled with a highly motivated
desire to share this experience, complete the ideal profile.
As the successful candidate, you will be expected to participate in the further development of
existing study programmes as well as in the establishment of new degree courses. For these
challenges, a tourism lab, for example, supports the creation of therapeutic landscapes and
emotional branding research and thereby contributes to the touristic profile of the campus.
Due to the international orientation of the campus, you will be expected to hold all lectures
exclusively in English.

Required Qualifications, Knowledge & Experience:
A university degree and an aptitude for scientific work, usually proven by a PhD qualification
Pedagogic skills

Outstanding accomplishments in the implementation or development of research results during
a minimum of five years professional experience. This must have been acquired after graduation
with at least three of the five years outside the higher education sector. In some cases, proof of
non-academic professional work may be acceptable when a significant part of this work involved
the cooperation between the higher education sector and a non- academic body over a minimum
of five years.

The Institution:

The Deggendorf Institute of Technology is a young, modern, and excellently equipped university of
applied sciences founded in 1994. International professors, support staff, and students create a
multicultural flair on the university's two campuses: the main campus in Deggendorf and the European
Campus Rottal-Inn. In total, 20% of our 7,000 students are international students. 186 partner
universities around the world provide students with foreign exchange semesters, internships, and
double degree studies abroad. The university strives for academic excellence and is committed to
producing multilingual graduates equipped with full-accredited and internationally relevant bachelor
and master degrees. Our graduates feel comfortable on the global stage and many of our 11,000
alumni have international careers.

The European Campus is situated in the picturesque and charming town of Pfarrkirchen in the Rott
Valley in Bavaria, Southern Germany. Pfarrkirchen has a vast range of appealing leisure activities,
excellent schools and a good public transport network. It is nestled amongst rolling hills and rivers
near the Austrian and Czech borders, close to Salzburg, Munich and Passau. Munich international
airport is a 1hr drive.
The workplace is located directly on campus in Pfarrkirchen. Some work at the main campus in
Deggendorf may be required.

Employment policy:

The position is suitable for individuals with disabilities. Applicants with severe disabilities but with equal
qualifications, aptitudes and professional achievements as able-bodied applicants are preferred.
The Deggendorf Institute of Technology aims to increase the proportion of female academic staff.


The salary is in accordance with the Bavarian salary law as W-2 professorship. In addition, the
university offers individual research and educational bonuses and performance remuneration (socalled "Leistungsbezüge") for further achievements.
Application Deadline:

Consideration of applications will begin immediately. The perfect candidate is expected to start ideally
in October 2019. The application deadline is 10/06/2019.
Application Process:
Please direct enquiries to: Natalie Steinbeißer, Tel. +49 991 3615 236

Required Documents:

1. Letter of application
2. Curriculum Vitae;
3. Certificates
4. List of publications
5. Letters of reference
6. Names and contact information of three references
(from the scientific or industrial community)

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