Administrative Positions

  • Assistant Director of Admissions, West Coast Representative - Learn more about the position and how to apply here.

Academic Positions

  • Professor of International Management (Open Rank)
    Franklin University Switzerland seeks applications for the position of Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of International Management. The position is full-time, renewable, and with a clear promotion ladder. The position begins in August 2022, pending funding.

    The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. at the time of hire with a specialization in (International) Management. S/he will also be able to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, in all areas of Management, including Entrepreneurship, International Business, Organization, and Management Theory, Strategy, Corporate Governance, and Family Business, Operations Management, and Sustainability Management. A focus on quantitative methodologies is preferred. Normal course load of six courses per year, including a course with an Academic Travel component (36-38 ECTS annually).

    Consistent with the mission of the University, applicants must demonstrate a commitment to excellence in both teaching and scholarship, have an active research agenda, and contribute to the Academic Travel program, a fundamental part of Franklin’s international, interdisciplinary, intercultural curriculum. Ideally, candidates will be conversant in one of the official languages of Switzerland and have an established interest in interdisciplinary teaching. Experience in public or corporate administration is also a plus.

    Videoconferencing interviews will be followed by on-campus interviews for finalists. Please submit electronically a letter of application, CV with names and contact information for three references, a writing sample, and recent teaching evaluations to Review of applications will begin September 1st, 2021, and continue on a rolling basis.


Franklin University Switzerland is a non-profit private university located in Lugano and accredited in both the USA and Switzerland to offer undergraduate and graduate degrees. Its undergraduate pre-professional programs and majors in the social sciences, science, and the humanities are informed by the liberal arts and sciences. Franklin University Switzerland is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For further information, please see

Franklin University Switzerland, in compliance with U.S. applicable federal law and with the Swiss Gender Equality Act, does not practice or permit discrimination in employment, job placement, promotion, or other economic benefits on the basis of race, color, gender, age, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, marital or parental status, national origin, ancestry, religion, creed, political affiliation, veteran status.

All members of the Franklin community are encouraged to work towards achieving a more open, fair, and tolerant community, by giving their affirmative contribution in all areas of life and work at the University to eliminate patterns of discrimination and ignorance about one another that obscure our recognition of human dignity and individuality.

It is the policy of the University not to discriminate in its recruitment, admission, and retention of students. The University’s policies affecting students will be administered in a non-discriminatory manner with regard and not limited to the following: admission, recruitment, housing, and other facilities, access to course offerings, counseling, financial assistance, employment assistance, health and insurance benefits and services, marital and parental status, athletics, and educational programs and activities.