Stellenausschreibung: Teaching and Research Associate at the Institute for Human Resource Management

You want to deepen your interest in Sustainable and Common Good HRM while gaining  teaching experience? To extend our research team, we offer an interesting and challenging job in a highly motivated team with flexible working hours. The pre-doc position specifically focuses on empirical Green HRM research, both independently and in the context of a currently running project at the institute. This position opens doors to either an academic career or a later switch to a career in business.

What to expect

  • Writing a dissertation: You will be investigating your research topic and can use a third of your working hours to write your dissertation in the field of Green HRM.
  • Research on Green HRM: You will be supporting publishing activities, analyzing quantitative data, and conducting case studies.
  • Teaching and teaching support: You will be planning and teaching courses, providing support for exams, and conducting exams yourself.
  • Student support: You will be available to answer students’ questions, provide feedback on seminar papers, and act as a co-advisor for bachelor’s theses.
  • Organizational and administrative support: You will be organizing and evaluating teaching activities, planning exams, and acquiring third-party funding.
  • Learning from top researchers: You will be getting your own research career off to a great start by working together with renowned researchers in your field and learning from them.
  • Teamwork: At the institute, you’ll be working to advance research in your field together with a team of 7, including 3 women and 4 men
  • Building up a personal network: You will be using the pre-doc phase to create your own professional network for the future

What you have to offer

  • Academic degree: You graduated with excellent grades from a master’s program focusing on management, human resource management, work psychology, or sustainability. This degree qualifies you for enrollment in a doctoral program at WU.
  • Methodological skills: You have excellent skills in quantitative methods. Experience in qualitative research is an additional benefit for the position.
  • Willingness to use multimedia teaching methods: You have experience in using multimedia teaching and learning formats or are at least willing to learn.
  • Language skills: You have excellent English and German oral and written skills.
  • IT skills: You are familiar with MS Office, SPSS, and other relevant software.
  • Working style: You work independently, show initiative, and have good self-organization skills.
  • Soft skills: Beyond any formal requirements, we are looking for an enthusiastic, curious team player who is passionate about research and willing to take on responsibility.

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
  • Generous support for continuing education and travel
  • Meaningful work in a pleasant working atmosphere
  • The minimum monthly gross salary amounts to €2,457.98 (14 times per year). This salary may be adjusted based on job-related prior work experience. In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive social benefits.

Deadline for application: 14 June 2023.
Start: 01 October 2023, and limited until 30 September 2027. 
View the complete job description here.