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Looking for an exciting Ph.D. journey? We are hiring at European University Viadrina.

  • 1.  Looking for an exciting Ph.D. journey? We are hiring at European University Viadrina.

    Posted 10-20-2022 09:53
    Join our new Entrepreneurship Research Lab (ERLab) in collaboration between European University Viadrina & Campus Founders Heilbronn and embark on an exciting Ph.D. journey!

    We are looking for 3 Research Assistants (E13 salary group; 100%; start 01/23; 4 years) to work in an interdisciplinary research team on questions related to (1) #community, (2) #creativity, and (3) #communication in entrepreneurial ecosystems. Reach out directly to @Lorenzo Skade or @Yanis Hamdali for more information on this exciting opportunity and apply until November 12. ⏰

    Further details may be found below, and please have no hesitation to share this information.

    The Entrepreneurship Research Lab (ERLab) at the Faculty of Business Administration and Economics of the European University Viadrina invites applications for 3 Research Assistants in the field of Entrepreneurship Research

    The "Entrepreneurship Research Lab: Research on Creativity, Communication and Community (ERLab)" project at the European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder) conducts research on entrepreneurial ecosystems in a newly established research-practice partnership with the Campus Founders gGmbH in Heilbronn. The research assistant will contribute to research on regional entrepreneurial ecosystems and communities and develop and complete an empirical Ph.D. dissertation project. In doing so, the research assistant will contribute to the ERLab's research activities and publications in scientific journals, as well as the presentation of results at international meetings and conferences within the central research fields of the ERLab. Furthermore, the research assistant will organize transfer-related events in Heilbronn, contribute to a knowledge database on entrepreneurship research, and engage in other scientific activities of the ERLab. He or she will mainly work at the university campus in Frankfurt (Oder), but spend long periods of time in Heilbronn.

    The ideal candidate is expected
    - to have an M.Sc. degree (or equivalent) in business, management, or related areas;
    - to have a pronounced interest in research in entrepreneurship and ecosystem/community building
    - to have substantial and applied knowledge of empirical research methods, e.g. qualitative research methods such as case studies, that are typically applied in entrepreneurship, management, and organization research studies;
    - to have a strong interest in entrepreneurial ecosystems in Europe, including Eastern Europe;
    - to have strong communicative skills and the ability to learn quickly;
    - to be fluent in English.

    Your application should include a CV, certificates, a cover letter, and a PDF of your final thesis (if written in a language other than English, add a one-page summary in English). Check out for details on how to apply.


    Yanis Hamdali
    European University Viadrina