Teaching and Research Associate (PhD Fellowship) at WU Wien - Reference Number: 2508 


The Institute for International Business (IIB) at Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU Vienna) is currently inviting applications for two teaching and research associate positions (PhD Fellowships). The maximum tenure of the contract is 6 years.


The successful candidate should start latest by October 1st, 2014 and will provide support to the IIB Institute in teaching and administrative work while pursuing an active program of academic research.


Requirements: Candidates must possess a university degree in business administration, psychology, or economics; a high standard of English; advanced MS Office skills; advanced skills in quantitative methods; and a strong interest in the area of international business and global strategy. German language skills are a plus.


Members of the IIB team have published in leading journals such as Strategic Management Journal and Journal of International Business Studies. The group maintains a strong collaborative atmosphere with research-oriented programs for doctoral students. It regularly hosts academic visitors from major American, European and Asian universities. English is the working language of the IIB group and all courses are taught in English.


Established in 1898, Vienna University of Economics and Business has about 25,000 students and more than 700 full time faculty members. Having just moved to a brand new campus. WU Vienna offers Bachelors, Masters, Executive Masters, and PhD programs in traditional and specialized areas. Its EQUIS accreditation and numerous excellent international rankings (including the Financial Times) confirm the high quality of WU and its programs. The university maintains partnerships with more than 220 universities on all continents and has strong ties to the business community.


Vienna is a major center of business for the region and serves as the gateway to Central and Eastern Europe. The city hosts the European Regional Headquarters of more than 200 major multinational firms and a variety of international organizations including the UN Atomic Energy Agency, UNIDO, and OPEC. Vienna offers exceptional attractions in music, art, and popular culture, as well as world-class dining and a high standard of living. Vienna is consistently ranked as one of the world’s most liveable cities by Mercer Consulting/The Economist.


Informal inquiries should be directed to Professor Phillip Nell, email: [log in to unmask]; phone: +45 5280 4977. To apply please visit the following link: http://www.wu.ac.at/structure/servicecenters/hr/jobs/2508nell


Applicants are advised to register and upload their application documents online. Please specify the vacancy reference number (2508). The online job listing appears as 75% (30 hours/week) Teaching and Research Associate position (pre-doc).





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