University of Fribourg : Professorship in Supply Chain Management

Posted by: Bernard FORTZ
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The Faculty of Management, Economics, and Social Sciences of the University of Fribourg 
(Switzerland) invites applications for a 
Professorship in Supply Chain Management (Open Rank) 
at the Department of Informatics. The position includes a fully funded Ph.D. position (100%). 
The expected start date is August 1, 2025. 
The future professor will teach courses in English and French at the Bachelor’s and Master’s 
levels. The courses on the bachelor level include Mathematics II and Operations Management 
given in French. Courses on the master level should cover aspects related to Supply Chain 
Management using computational methods. 
The successful candidate must have demonstrated the ability to continuously conduct and 
publish high quality research in the field of supply chain management. 
The University of Fribourg is bilingual (French/German). Knowledge of the second language 
(B1 oral level) is expected. If this is not the case, it must be acquired within two years of 
taking up the post. The University offers attractive working conditions and a very competitive 
salary in international comparison.  
Candidates must have a doctorate (Ph.D.) in business informatics, operations research, 
mathematics, or computer science, and have demonstrated a specialization in computational 
methods for supply chain management, a strong research record, and excellent teaching skills. 
Seeking to promote an equitable representation of women and men, the University strongly 
encourages applications from women. The position is also open to candidates early in their 
careers. Having signed the DORA declaration, the University of Fribourg emphasizes 
qualitative assessment of academic achievement. 
Candidates should send their complete application package (motivation letter describing their 
qualifications for the position, CV, list of publications, teaching evaluations of the last three 
years, administrative responsibilities, third party funds obtained, proposal of future research 
and teaching activities, three professional references, and a choice of three representative 
scientific publications) until July 30, 2024 electronically via 
Additional information can be obtained from Prof. Dr. Bernard Ries ([email protected]).