PhD Candidate Position Scientific Research Assistant (m/f)
Published(18 days ago)
Deadline for applications(27 days left)
Katholische Universität Eichstätt-IngolstadtIngolstadt
Announcement of PhD Candidate Position (Scientific Research Assistant) WFI - Ingolstadt School of Management, Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt
The Chair for Innovation and Creativity at the WFI – Ingolstadt School of Management at the Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt is seeking strong
applicants for the position of PhD Candidate (Scientific Research Assistant).
Prof. Dr. Shashi Matta, the holder of this chair, conducts research in the areas of consumer behavior and psychology, branding, service marketing, and
innovation and creativity. Applications are encouraged from candidates with interests in more than one of these aforementioned topics, and, in conducting
rigorous empirical research (experimental research, survey research, and, working with data sets of all sizes) which can be published in internationally
recognized peer-reviewed journals.
What to Expect?
A dynamic new team; Emphasis on rigorous empirical research with a solid theoretical foundation that has meaningful managerial and policy implications.
An opportunity to earn a doctoral degree at a reputed institution with a strong PhD program culture across all chairs / departments and doctoral level seminars.
A well-structured career development program with professionally supervised doctoral research; Attractive opportunities to participate and present at national and international conferences, and to collaborate in-person with professors and scholars internationally.
An attractive city and geographic region with a high quality of life.
Your Responsibilities The PhD Candidate is expected to
Develop, conduct and publish high quality research projects in the field of consumer behavior and psychology, on topics such as consumer inferences, branding, service marketing, or, innovation and creativity.
Use experimental research and survey research methods primarily, and related data analysis techniques.
Teach courses related to topics of innovation, creativity, branding, or consumer psychology.
Supervise bachelor’s and master’s theses, and,
Support administrative tasks at the chair.
Master’s degree or equivalent in any of the following fields – business administration, economics, or psychology.
Good knowledge in statistical analysis and empirical research methods.
Very good command of spoken and written English.
Discipline, integrity, curiosity and intrinsic motivation to conduct research.
Ability to work independently and in teams.
Please send electronic copies of the following application materials in English, in a single PDF file, to Professor Dr. Shashi Matta
(firstname.lastname@example.org) by the 16th of September 2018
Cover Letter with a Statement of Interest / Letter of Motivation
Degrees / Diplomas / Certificates / Transcripts (these can be in German)
Summary of your Master’s Thesis (3 pages, single-spaced, in English)
Names and contact details of two References including Master’s Thesis Advisor
Recommendation Letter(s) (preferred but not required)
The Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt is chartered by the State of Bavaria and is recognized as a private university sponsored by the Catholic
Church. It is committed to promoting equal opportunity for women and men, and aims to ensure that its members are able to balance work and family life.
Applications from candidates with severe disabilities with equal qualifications will be considered favorably.
All staff are obliged to recognize and respect the ecclesiastical mission and Catholic character of the University. The University takes this into
consideration when appointing public servants and recruiting staff and is therefore interested in receiving applications with relevant information in this regard.
Submitted application documents will be destroyed after completion of the recruitment process in compliance with data protection regulations.
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