The Institute for Strategy, Technology and Organization at LMU Munich School of Management is inviting applications for a
PhD student, Research and Teaching Assistant (m/f/d)
(Standard German pay scale, TV-L E13, 75%)
The position is initially for two years with an option to extend, with a starting date to be arranged based on mutual agreement, but should be no later than 15th September 2022.
The Institute for Strategy, Technology and Organization (ISTO) at LMU Munich School of Management conducts academically rigorous and phenomenon-driven research and teaching in the domain of strategy, organization design and platform markets, building on our principal tenets of quantitative management research. We present our research at international conferences and publish in leading journals, offering access to an international research network. We are committed to placing our researchers on the international academic job market. Prior placements include Bocconi University, Copenhagen Business School, IE Madrid, Rotterdam School of Management, Imperial College London, Amsterdam Business School, among others.
Our workplace is centrally located in Munich and is very easy to reach by public transport. Our team welcomes new members and we offer you a dynamic, international and academically stimulating environment.
As part of our team, you will conduct quantitative empirical research in the domain of strategy, organization design and platform markets in close collaboration with other team members. You will also gain experience in teaching undergraduate and graduate courses and seminars, and support BSc and MSc students in their thesis work. You will be expected to study towards a PhD at ISTO as part of the position.
You hold an excellent academic record and a Master's degree or equivalent in Management, Business Administration, Economics, or a related field. In your studies, you will have gained some experience in working with empirical methods, especially large-scale datasets. Ideally, you would have some prior research experience or work experience in a relevant domain, like a research institute or an analytical role in a company.
You are intellectually curious, possess strong analytical capabilities, and are enthusiastic about conducting quantitative empirical research motivated by real-life phenomena in the domain of strategy, organization design and platform markets. You complement our team with your strong organizational skills, are proactive and persistent, able to work both independently and collaboratively, and possess excellent English communication skills (written and oral).
Your application should include:
• Statement of motivation (max. one page)
• (Non-certified) copies of degree certificates and transcripts
• Any other relevant materials.
Please submit your complete application as one single PDF file by e-mail to Mrs. Jennie Humphreys: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline for applications: 31 May 2022. Interviews are scheduled to be held in the second half of June/early July 2022. If you have any questions, please contact Professor Tobias Kretschmer at email@example.com
LMU Munich is an equal opportunity employer and committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty. People with disabilities who are equally as qualified as other applicants will receive preferential treatment. Part-time employment is available in principle. We encourage female candidates to apply.