The HES-SO Geneva is recruiting for its department in International Business Management at the Haute Ecole de Gestion de Genève: UAS lecturer in commodity trading Activity Rate: 30%-40%
About us: Haute école de gestion de Genève (Geneva school of business administration) is the largest business school of the HES-SO network in the French-speaking part of Switzerland, with approximately 1500 undergraduate students, and around 300 students in executive education programs. HEG-Geneva is a public, practice-oriented, university-level institution, delivering Bachelor and Master degrees. Our programs are designed to train tomorrow’s professionals. HEG-Geneva is positioning itself as the reference school in terms of applied management in the Geneva region.
International Business Management is a young and dynamic department created in 2013. Providing a unique Bachelor program entirely in English, it currently hosts around 400 undergraduate students. Built on a mix of professors, lecturers and external lecturers with professional expertise, the department has contributed to increase the international activities of HEG.
Teach specialization courses in the field of commodity trading and/or trade finance, in our Bachelor and Master programs, as well as in continuing education programs
Supervise Bachelor and Master theses
Perform coordination, administrative and organizational activities related to the field of teaching and research
Bachelor degree or equivalent diploma in management, finance, economics or a related field, with a specialization in trading or trade finance,. A Master degree in a related field is an important asset.
Proven professional experience of at least 5 years in an international environment in the field of commodity trading, trade finance, and/or shipping. Continuation of a professional activity in this field is required
Large network in the sector of commodity trading in the Geneva region
Teaching experience at the Bachelor and/or Master levels necessary
Ability to operate in a complex changing environment and work with a team
Good communication and writing skills in English and French (the department’s teaching language is English). Working knowledge of French is expected after 4 years of employment
Deadline for application: October 31, 2020 Starting date: February 1, 2021 or to be agreed upon
The University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland (HES-SO) Geneva is an equal opportunity employer
Contact and Address
The complete application (cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of diplomas and work certificates) should be submitted electronically, in pdf format, under confidential cover to: Mrs Claire Baribaud, Director - Haute école de gestion de Genève - rh.heghesge.ch with mention ’UAS lecturer in Commodity Trading’