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Doctoral researcher (Ph.D., student) in the area of OB/HRM at the Department of Organization, Strategy, & Entrepreneurship, Maastricht University

Published 2021-06-10

Job description
The department of Organization, Strategy, and Entrepreneurship (OSE) at the School of Business and Economics (SBE), Maastricht University, is looking for a full-time doctoral researcher (i.e. a Ph.D., student) starting between September-December 2021 or early 2022. The department has a broad research agenda spanning the areas of Industrial Organization and Entrepreneurship, International Business and Strategic Management, Organizational Behavior and HRM as well as the interrelationships between these disciplines. The current position will be based within the Organization section of the OSE department that is led by Professor Simon de Jong.

The OSE department is a leading, international and dynamic scientific environment with a pleasant and constructive working atmosphere. The quality of the department as well as the School is, amongst others, reflected by the Triple Crown accreditation by EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA.

Candidates are expected to enter the doctoral program of the Graduate School of Business and Economics (GSBE) at Maastricht University and to deliver a doctoral dissertation within four years.

Candidates are expected to have finished a 2-years research master or a 1-year master in the field of OB/HRM or a related field.

The position requires at least a master degree in a relevant field, good quantitative skills (or willingness and ability to learn these), and fluency in both spoken and written English. Individuals with a research master’s degree and/or excellent (‘honours’-level) results in prior studies are especially encourage to apply. Moreover, you share our ambition to conduct high-quality research with academic and societal impact. Knowledge of R is considered to be an advantage.

Conditions of employment
contract: Temporary, maximum 4 years.

The terms of employment of Maastricht University are set out in the Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities (CAO). Furthermore, local UM provisions also apply. For more information look at the website: http://www.maastrichtuniversity.nl > Support > UM employees.

Maastricht University, School of Business and Economics
Maastricht University is renowned for its unique, innovative, problem-based learning system, which is characterized by a small-scale and student-oriented approach. Research at UM is characterized by a multidisciplinary and thematic approach, and is concentrated in research institutes and schools. Maastricht University has around 20,000 students and 4,700 employees. Reflecting the university's strong international profile, a fair amount of both students and staff are from abroad. The university hosts 6 faculties: Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Faculty of Law, School of Business and Economics, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience.


Department of Organization, Strategy, and Entrepreneurship
The OSE department is an integral Centre of Excellence of the Maastricht University School of Business and Economics. The department has gained a strong reputation in both research and research-led education. The variety of expertise available allows us to provide excellent education at the Bachelor, Master, MBA, and PhD level in the broad area of organization, strategy, and entrepreneurship. OSE currently houses over 50 faculty members, in addition to around 15 PhD students, postdoctoral researchers, and affiliated faculty. OSE also includes the Centre of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Maastricht University. Research spans the fields of Industrial Organization and Entrepreneurship, International Business and Strategic Management, Organizational Behavior and HRM, as well as the interrelationships between these disciplines. OSE is pursuing high quality research and its members have published in renowned international scholarly journals, such as the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Human Resource Management, The Leadership Quarterly, Organization Science, Human Resource Management Journal, Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of Management Studies, Human Relations, and the Strategic Management Journal.

Additional information
For more information you can contact ose-vacancy@maastrichtuniversity.nl

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