Research Associate (Doctoral Student) (m/f/x) in Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise

Updated: 3 months ago

02.11.2023, Wissenschaftliches Personal

TUM School of Management at TUM Campus Heilbronn invites applications for a Research Associate (m/f/x) at the level of TV-L E13 (public sector pay scale) at the newly founded Global Center for Family Enterprise (Prof. Dr. Miriam Bird). Expected starting date is March 2024 or by mutual agreement. The doctoral student is expected to work and conduct research in the area of entrepreneurship and family enterprise. The position (m/f/x) is limited to 36 months (extension for another 12 months is possible).

About us…
Founded in 2002, TUM School of Management is part of TUM, one of the leading technical universities in the world. TUM was one of the first universities in Germany to be named a University of Excellence. With its strong research environment and close ties to industry, the school constantly scores well in rankings, currently listed as the strongest German business school for research, and #9 in Europe for M.Sc. programs in entrepreneurship. The TUM Campus Heilbronn is a dynamic organization whose goal is to achieve excellence in research, teaching and impact.

We offer…
• the opportunity to work on a PhD thesis in the research area of entrepreneurship (e.g., topics such as entrepreneurial teams) and family enterprise (e.g., topics such as sustainability) at one of the most prestigious universities in Europe,
• the possibility to get engaged in the international research community and present your work at international conferences and publish your work together with members of the research team in leading journals,
• provision of extensive training as well as developmental support from experienced scholars,
• the possibility to contribute to teaching activities at the Global Center for Family Enterprise and,
• active involvement in the Center’s outreach activities and learning how to communicate your research to the general public.

We look for…
• a team player with a strong master's degree in management, (organizational) psychology, sociology, finance, economics, business informatics, or related subjects,
• with a strong passion and curiosity for entrepreneurship and/or family business research, and analytical skills,
• ideally with a solid knowledge of empirical research (quantitative or experimental) methods,
• excellent organizational and oral/written communications skills in English (command of the German language is an asset but not a must) and
• with motivation to contribute to the Global Center for Family Enterprise in research and teaching.

Application
Please send a cover letter (specifying a possible starting date), your CV, and relevant university and work certificates in one pdf-file until December 10, 2023 to [email protected].
For further information about this position please contact Ms. Lena Vorsatz ([email protected]).

As an equal opportunity employer, TUM explicitly encourages applications from women as well as from all others who would bring additional diversity dimensions to the university. The position can also be filled as a part-time position.


The position is suitable for disabled persons. Disabled applicants will be given preference in case of generally equivalent suitability, aptitude and professional performance.


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Kontakt: Lena Vorsatz ([email protected])


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