Assistant Professorship in Sports Data Based Management and Economics

The Faculty of Business, Economics and Informatics of the University of Zurich invites applications for an

Assistant Professorship in Sports Data Based Management and Economics

starting in the spring of 2023. Candidates should have an excellent track record in the area of sports data based research in management and economics as well as strong teaching skills both at the un-dergraduate and the graduate levels. The position is initially limited to six years.

Candidates are expected to have published and be engaged in internationally recognized manage-ment and economics research based on sports data. They should also have experience in teaching undergraduate and graduate-level courses in sports management, sports economics and quantitative methods relevant for the sports-as-a-laboratory approach. The performance evaluation will be under-taken in line with DORA and the Open Science Policy of the University of Zurich.

The professorship will become an active part within the Institute of Business Administration ( and the Center for Research in Sports Administration ( at the University of Zurich.

Through its educational and research objectives, the University of Zurich aims at attracting leading international researchers who are willing to contribute to its development and to strengthening its rep-utation as a future-oriented university with excellence in research, promotion of young researchers and innovative research-based teaching. The University of Zurich is an equal opportunity employer and in particular strives to increase the percentage of women in leading positions. Therefore, qualified female researchers are encouraged to apply.

Please submit your application including motivation letter, CV, publication list, research and teaching statement, as well as a diversity and inclusion statement, and a list of references until August 21, 2022 at

Documents should be addressed to Prof. Dr. Harald Gall; Dean of the Faculty of Business, Economics and Informatics; University of Zurich; Switzerland.
For further questions regarding the profile of the open position please contact Prof. Helmut Dietl ([email protected]).