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Postdoctoral Position in Strategy, Organization and Technology (f/m/d)


Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU) is one of the most renowned and largest universities in in the German-speaking area, and LMU Munich School of Management is a leading faculty of business research and teaching.The Institute for Strategy, Technology and Organization (ISTO) invites applications for a

Postdoctoral Position in Strategy, Organization and Technology (f/m/d)
(full-time 100%, salary grade up to TV-L E14 according to “Tarifvertrag für den Öffentlichen Dienst der Länder“)

The successful candidate will be part of an interdisciplinary and international research group comprising management and economics scholars. The postholder is expected to engage in developing ambitious research projects, publish in top academic journals and contribute to the development of the group. The post is financed by a third-party funded interdisciplinary project on “Digital Collaboration Platforms”, and the successful candidate will devote part of their time to developing and working on studies related to the project.

Prerequisites for this position are a doctoral degree (completed or about to be completed) in a relevant field, outstanding research potential, and capacity for teamwork. Experience with quantative data analysis either at the firm or individual level is essential, and an interest in research on the strategic and organizational implications of digital technologies is desirable. Prior experience in (lab or field) experimental settings is an advantage.

The position is a fixed-term appointment for three years. A conversion to an indefinite (tenured) position is not possible. The starting date for the appointment can be set upon mutual agreement, but should be no later that 15th April 2022.

ISTO offers a dynamic and international environment, with research and travel budget available for the members of the institute. ISTO also participates in the Organizational Research Group (ORG), organizing regular seminar series and hosting leading international scholars.

LMU Munich provides newly appointed faculty with various types of support, including welcome services.

To be considered, please send an expression of interest with a package of usual documents by 17th December 2021 to Mrs. Jennie Humphreys ( For informal enquiries, please contact Professor Tobias Kretschmer (Head of the Institute) ( Interviews are scheduled to take from 12th to 14th of January 2022.

LMU Munich is an equal opportunity employer and intends to enhance the diversity of its faculty. Further, in the case of essentially equal qualifications, applicants with impairments will be given preference. The option of part-time employment is available in principle. We encourage female candidates to apply.

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