Resarch Assistant

University of Zurich
June 11, 2023
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Chair of International Management Department of Business Administration

Resarch Assistant


The Chair in International Management is part of the Department of Business Administration (Institut für Betriebswirtschaftslehre) within the Faculty of Business, Economics and Information Technology. The focus of the chair is on strategic management, in particular the challenges that multinational enterprises face related to transformation & renewal, M&A, corporate governance, and other top management topics. Research at the chair draws upon current theoretical perspectives from strategic management and organization theory (in particular behavioral theory of the firm, organizational learning theory, and cognitive theory) and employs quantitative, qualitative, and simulation methods. Research projects typically combine a strong emphasis on theoretical and empirical rigor with practical relevance. The chair provides a highly research-oriented environment focused on creating the platform for an international academic career for its members

Your responsibilities

As a research assistant of the Chair in International Management, you will update our PowerPoint presentations for the courses offered by the Chair. The responsibilities may include developing new slides and graphics to enhance the overall visual quality of the material, updating examples to reflect current industry and market trends, collaborating with the course instructor to ensure that the content meets the course objectives, and proofreading and editing the material for clarity and accuracy.

Your profile
  • Advanced skills in PowerPoint and graphic design are required.
  • A basic understanding of strategic management principles and concepts is necessary.
  • Advanced knowledge of the English language (spoken and written) is required.
  • Prior work or research experience in a related field is preferred but not required.
  • What we offer

    This position offers the possibility to peek behind the curtain of developing a course as a learning opportunity for students. Moreover, as an international team, we provide the opportunity to learn from a variety of backgrounds and knowledge about various management-related subjects. On top, this position does not require fixed office hours and thus is a flexible option to earn a competitive salary.

    Place of work

    Plattenstrasse 14, Zürich, Switzerland

    Start of employment

    As soon as possible.

    Remote work for many of the tasks. On-site presence will be necessary for some tasks. Offices located at Plattenstrasse 14, 8032 Zurich

    Please send your application in English as a single PDF file via email to Dr. Sangyun Kim at [email protected], containing: Motivation letter (max 1 page) highlighting your qualifications and experience CV with contacts for reference and a description of prior experience (if applicable) Transcripts of bachelor, master or doctoral degrees

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