Sunday, March 28, 2010

IB Dream Jobs: Vienna University of Economics and Business PhD Studentship

The Institute for International Business (IIB) at the Vienna University of Economics and Business is seeking to fill two positions for Research and Teaching Associates. Positions may be filled at the doctoral level. The successful candidates will provide part-time support to the IIB faculty in teaching and administrative work while pursuing an active program of research. English is the operating language of the group.

Members of the IIB group are active in research in a variety of areas of international business, international management, and strategy. The group maintains a strong collaborative atmosphere with active research-oriented programs for doctoral students. IIB faculty serve on the editorial boards of major journals including the Strategic Management Journal, Journal of International Management, Management International Review, and Global Strategy Journal. One of our members currently serves as Editor-in-Chief of Long Range Planning. We have published in journals such as the Strategic Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Organization Science, Administrative Science Quarterly, Journal of International Management, Management International Review, International Business Review, Research Policy, Organization Studies and many others. IIB also regularly hosts academic visitors from major North American, European and Asian universities.

Established in 1898, Vienna University of Economics and Business has over 20.000 students and 400 full time faculty. It is one of the largest business schools in Europe. The university offers Bachelors, Masters, Executive Masters, and PhD programs in traditional and specialized areas. The University is ranked in the Financial Times European top 50 and the FT top 25 for Business Administration. The joint Masters in International Management (CEMS) is ranked first in Europe by the FT. The university maintains partnerships with 200 universities on all continents and has strong ties to the business community.

Vienna is the capital of Austria and a major center of business for the region. Vienna also is world renown as a center of culture. The city offers exceptional attractions in music, art, and popular culture, as well as world-class dining and a high standard of living. Vienna hosts a variety of international organizations including the UN Atomic Energy Agency, UNIDO, and OPEC. Vienna also serves as the gateway to Central and Eastern Europe; it is the European regional headquarters of more than 200 multinational corporations in IT, financial services, pharmaceuticals and other industries. Vienna is consistently ranked one of the world’s most livable cities by Mercer Consulting.

Minimum requirements for the positions: Candidates must possess a university degree in business studies, social sciences, or a related field.

Informal inquiries should be directed to Professor Björn Ambos. Tel. +431313365121, Email:

To apply please visit the following link ( or send your applications to Vienna University of Economics and Business, HR Department, Augasse 2-6, 1090 Vienna, Austria. Ref. 1532

To be considered for the position, your application including curriculum vitae and three letters of reference must be received by 21.4.2010.

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