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University of St.Gallen / Swiss Research Institute of Small Business and Entrepreneurship: Research Associate (Doctoral student)

Bewerbungsfrist: 28. Februar 2018


The Swiss Research Institute of Small Business and Entrepreneurship (KMU-HSG) at the University of St.Gallen is looking for a


Research Associate (Doctoral student) (70%) in Business Administration

with a focus on entrepreneurship



starting April 1st 2018 or by mutual agreement.


Your tasks will involve:


  • You will work on your dissertation and follow the PhD program at the University of St.Gallen. You will have the opportunity to write your dissertation within an international research project on the topic of entrepreneurial teams. You will work with a highly motivated and experienced team of scholars. You will receive regular coaching to advance your dissertation.
  • You will be given the opportunity to present your work at international conferences and publish your work together with members of the research team in highly ranked journals.
  • You will support the teaching activities of the Swiss Research Institute of Small Business and Entrepreneurship and become engaged in supervising bachelor and master theses.
  • You will get involved in several outreach activities and will also learn how to communicate your research to the general public.



You should fulfil following qualifications:


  • An outstanding Master’s degree in management, economics, finance, or related disciplines. Also applicants with master degrees from technical universities will be considered.
  • A strong interest for research on entrepreneurship, excellent analytic and quantitative skills.
  • Knowledge of statistical software programs such as Stata, SAS or R are a plus.
  • Willingness to travel within Europe.
  • Be a team player, goal-oriented and be able to work independently.
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English.
  • Fulfil the admission requirements set by the University of St.Gallen.


For informal inquiries about the position, please contact Assistant Professor Miriam Bird (miriam.bird(at)unisg(dot)ch).


Please send your application materials in electronic form (including cover letter, CV, grade transcripts and the names of two references) to: miriam.bird(at)unisg(dot)ch.


The deadline for applications is February 28, 2018.