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Hiring Postdoc/Assistant Professor in OT/OB at Johannes Kepler University, Linz, Austria (apologies for cross-posting)

  • 1.  Hiring Postdoc/Assistant Professor in OT/OB at Johannes Kepler University, Linz, Austria (apologies for cross-posting)

    Posted 10-12-2021 10:35

    The world is changing at an ever-faster pace. At the Johannes Kepler University Linz, we work on technologies and the ideas of tomorrow on a daily basis. At the same time, we educate over 23,000 young people to meet the demands of today's job market. In short, we are Upper Austria's largest institution for education and research. Are you interested in being a part of shaping the future at Austria's most attractive campus university? We currently have a job opening starting December 1, 2021, for a:

    Postdoc / Assistant Professor - non tenure track - with a Ph.D./doctoral degree for a full-time, six-year position at the Institute of Leadership & Change Management

    Job Reference Number: 4705


    Job Duties:

    • Conducting autonomous research and taking part in joint research projects in creativity, innovation, and leadership with other institute members
    • Supervising Bachelor's and Master's theses
    • Teaching subjects related to Leadership, HR & Change Management
    • Supporting further institute's activities including related university self-management tasks

    Your Qualifications:

    • The candidate must hold a Doctorate/Ph.D. degree in Management / Business, Sociology, or Social Psychology
    • Expertise in the field of Organization Theory and Organizational Behavior, especially about Leadership, Creativity, and Innovation
    • An interest in studying the social mechanisms underlying the behavior of organizations and their members (such as creativity)
    • Command of qualitative and quantitative research methods
    • Proficiency in English and a good command of German (level C1)
    • High motivation to conducting research and teaching

    Applications should include a cover letter specifying your motivation to apply, the selected area of interest, a CV, a job market paper, one or more letters of recommendation. Please include all documents into 1 single pdf file.

    What We Offer:

    • Based on full-time employment (40 hours/week) the minimum salary per the collective agreement is € 3,945.90 gross per month (14 x per year, CA Job Grade: B1)
    • Stable employer
    • Attractive campus environment with good public transportation connections
    • Attractive continual educational opportunities
    • State-of-the-art research infrastructure/Dynamic research environment
    • A broad range of on-campus dining services/healthy meals (organic food at the cafeteria)
    • Exercise and sports classes
    • Language classes
    • …and much more

    Application Deadline: November 15, 2021.

    The Johannes Kepler University wishes to increase the proportion of academic female faculty and, for this reason, especially welcomes applications by qualified women. If applicants are equally qualified, a woman will be given preference for this position. The university welcomes applications from qualified applicants with physical disabilities. These applications will be given special consideration.

    How to Apply:

    Prospective applicants interested in the multifaceted position are requested to electronically send an application in adherence to the stated criteria together with the requested documentation via our online portal jku.at/application or to the Johannes Kepler University Linz, Department of Human Resource Management, Altenberger Straße 69, A-4040 Linz. Please include "Job Reference Number 4705" in your application.


    If you have questions, please contact: Univ. Prof. Claudio Biscaro Ph.D., P +43 732 2468 4460,

    E‑mail: claudio.biscaro@jku.at.

    Claudio Biscaro
    Full Professor
    Johannes Kepler Universitaet Linz, Austria