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.