Dear AIB community,

We offer a great PhD opportunity to IB & Data enthusiasts in an environment where you can realize your full potential. At one of Europe’s largest and most modern business and economics universities. On a campus where quality of work is also quality of life.

We are looking for support at the

Institute for International Business
Part-time, 30 hours/week
Starting earliest May 02, 2022 , and limited until September 30, 2025

Do you want to conduct high-quality academic research on strategies of firm internationalization and growth? The third-party funded research position is affiliated to the Institute of International Business (EA Prof. Puck) and offers the possibility to pursue a PhD (or doctorate) degree focusing on international business strategy with particular focus on finance. In addition, the successful candidate will organizationally contribute to the aims of the third-party project through transfer activities and dissemination of research to Austrian firms. Work hours and location are semi-flexible.
What to expect

  *   You will conduct independent research on international entrepreneurial strategies under the supervision and guidance of senior academic supervisors.
  *   You will collect and analyse firm-level data using state-of-the-art scientific methodologies (qualitative and quantitative).
  *   You will help organize and take part in transfer events of the research for practice.
  *   You will assist the teaching mission of the project to integrate research results in teaching.
What you have to offer

  *   We are looking for applicants with a strong academic record, including either a completed relevant Master degree in International Business or a related field (MSc or equivalent) or an equivalent degree in Data Science Education with additional business qualifications.
  *   For research purposes, we expect you to have excellent oral and written communication skills in English.
  *   To collaborate with Austrian industry partners, a working knowledge of German is required.
  *   Prior knowledge of data analysis techniques and software (R, STATA, or similar) is strongly recommended.
  *   A strong motivation to connect academic research and industry practice is a key requirement for this role.
What we offer you

  *   A top business and economics university with renowned experts on the faculty and a diverse range of subjects, triple accredited
  *   Excellent infrastructure, both technologically and architecturally, and a wide range of WU service units
  *   Diversity and appreciation in an open-minded, inclusive and family-friendly environment
  *   Flexibility and individual freedom thanks to flexible working hours
  *   Inspiring campus life with over 2,400 employees in research, teaching, and administration and approximately 21,500 students on a conveniently located, architecturally unique campus in the heart of Vienna
  *   Meaningful work in a pleasant working atmosphere
  *   Practice orientation and industry contacts
The minimum monthly gross salary amounts to €2,293.95, this salary may be adjusted based on job-related prior work experience.

Do you want to join the WU team?
Then please submit your application by April 06, 2022 (ID 1336).
We are looking forward to hearing from you!

For more information go to:

Dr. Jakob Müllner
Associate Professor
Academic Director – WU Executive Academy
WU Vienna – Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien
Institute for International Business
Department of Global Business and Trade
Welthandelsplatz 1 / D1. 5. OG, A-1020 Wien
Tel.: +43-1-313 36-4374
Fax: +43-1-313 36-90-4374
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