Associate Professorship of Sustainable Management (m/f/d)



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Among several other strategic interventions, Constructor University is seeking to strengthen, extend and enhance the School of Science's earth science research and teaching in Environment and Sustainability by making a strategic appointment at an Associate level. Geoscience is key to achieving many of the UN Sustainable Development Goals and creating a sustainable global society. Accordingly, Constructor University invites applications from interested candidates for the following position, to be filled ideally in Fall 2024Associate Professorship of Sustainable Management (m/f/d). We invite applications from across the full breadth of sustainability, geoscience, and management, including, but not limited to, environmental economics, supply of critical raw materials, geohazards and sustainable geo-energy, hydrogeology, marine and coastal geoscience, and palaeoclimatology. We also highly value cross-disciplinary research and anticipate the successful candidate will develop new collaborations with other groups, both within the School of Science and more widely across the university.

If you enjoy a dynamic international working environment and like to work in a highly motivated and friendly team, you are exactly right with us, the Constructor University Bremen! You can expect an open corporate culture with flat hierarchies as well as interesting and challenging tasks. During your induction, you will be optimally prepared for your area of responsibility.

A new academic position, at an Associate Professor level (teaching and research) has been opened in the School of Sciences, to be filled ideally in Fall 2024:

Associate Professorship of Sustainable Management (m/f/d)

(Environmental Resources)

(full time; permanent)

The successful candidate will be an exceptional mid-career scientist with a demonstrable track record in driving forward the economics and sustainability agenda from a geoscience perspective and be able to offer vision and leadership. 

Your responsibilities:

In this position, you will support our research and teaching activities in the field of Earth Sciences, Sustainability and Management of Environmental Resources. The successful candidate will be teaching Bachelor level courses (for example, “Sustainability and Infrastructure Investments” and “Financial and Sustainable Management of Natural Risks”), supporting and advising students on their studies and supervise Bachelor, Master and PhD theses and research projects. The candidate is expected to engage in innovative research in the field of Sustainability Economics/Resource Economics and collaborate with colleagues from the field of Earth Sciences.

Your qualifications:

  • PhD degree in the field of earth sciences and sustainability, environmental sciences, management sciences and related fields, economics, econometrics and related fields, finance, geophysics, and related fields
  • Strong publication record and strong competencies in economic modelling of sustainable development issues.
  • Proven experience and success in teaching in international and diverse environments
  • Demonstrable interest in innovative teaching and learning approaches.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Fluency in English, the language of instruction and communication on campus
  • Intercultural experience and competence

What you can expect at Constructor University:

Constructor University unequivocally guarantees the academic freedom of every member of the faculty, as well as every other member of the Constructor University community. We encourage diversity in the University in ethnic, cultural, social, religious, political, and national backgrounds, as well as in individual lifestyle. Constructor University offers full equality of opportunity to all qualified applicants and is an equal opportunity employer.

Constructor University consistently achieves top results in national and international university rankings.

In the CHE Ranking, the most comprehensive and detailed ranking of the German-speaking higher education landscape, Constructor University has achieved top placements every year since its first participation in 2005.

  • The result counts: trust working hours for work-life balance
  • Possibility to work remotely
  • Individual on-boarding, career- and development planning
  • Company fitness program offers with EGYM Well Pass (former Qualitrain)
  • Green campus with recreation areas, take the tour:
  • Constructor University has extensive programs on sustainability and environmental sustainability

Your application: 

For any further information regarding this position, please contact Prof. Alexander Omelchenko via Mail ( or

Apply today - it's simple and uncomplicated. We look forward to getting to know you.

Please upload your documents in a single PDF document, including a letter of motivation stating your field of expertise, curriculum vitae, teaching portfolio and publication record, copies of certificates and diplomas, certification of English proficiency (optional), and the names and addresses of two referees in our application management system. In order to do so, click here to go to our website.

The deadline for submission of applications is 20.12.2023 (EOB).

The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

About Constructor University:

Constructor University (formerly Jacobs University) is a private, state-accredited, English-language university in Bremen. We offer Bachelor, Master, and PhD programs in three schools: School of Science, School of Computer Science and Engineering, and School of Business, Social and Decision Sciences. Our principles are first-class teaching and research, international diversity, and transdisciplinary cooperation. According to the 2024 Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings, Constructor University is among the top 25 percent out of more than 1900 universities worldwide and is ranked as the second most international university in the world. As an international university, we attract highly talented and open-minded students from all over the world. Currently, over 1,800 students from 110 nations live and study on our residential campus.

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