Research Associate § 28 Subsection 1 HmbHG

Your responsibilities

Research associates will be expected primarily to teach and conduct research. The research associate will also have the opportunity to pursue further academic qualifications, in particular a doctoral dissertation. At least one-third of set working hours will be made available for the research associate’s own academic work.

Teaching tasks include the supervision of bachelor and master theses, as well as the preparation of and contribution to lectures, tutorials, and seminars.

Our main research topics are pricing and sales promotions. In our empirical research, we measure the effects of these marketing instruments and derive recommendations for their optimal use, especially for consumer goods and media products.

We offer a well-grounded scientific education, intensive supervision and practice-oriented work in an international scientific environment. The teaching obligation is 3 hours per week during 30 weeks per year.

Your profile

A university degree in a relevant field.

We expect very good grades in a degree related to business administration, the ambition to produce excellent outcomes in research and teaching, and a very good command of the English language. In addition, practical experience with respect to marketing models and marketing research as well as sound knowledge of statistics/econometrics are of advantage.

We offer

Reliable remuneration based on wage agreements
Continuing education opportunities
University pensions
Attractive location
Flexible working hours
Work-life balance opportunities
Health management

Educational leave

30 days of vacation per annum

Universität Hamburg—University of Excellence is one of the strongest research educational institutions in Germany. Our work in research, teaching, educational and knowledge exchange activities is fostering the next generation of responsible global citizens ready to tackle the global challenges facing us. Our guiding principle “Innovating and Cooperating for a Sustainable Future” drives collaboration with academic and nonacademic partner institutions in the Hamburg Metropolitan Region and around the world. We would like to invite you to be part of our community to work with us in creating sustainable and digital change for a dynamic and pluralist society.

Severely disabled and disabled applicants with the same status will receive preference over equally qualified non-disabled applicants.

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