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Research Associate / PhD candidate 60%

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Research Associate / PhD candidate 60%

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Research Associate / PhD candidate

veröffentlicht am: 13.09.2016

Institut, Seminar, Klinik / Institute, Department, Clinic

Lehrstuhl für Marketing und Marktfoschung

Abteilungsbeschreibung / Description of UZH unit

The Chair for Marketing and Market Research is part of the Faculty of Economics, Business Administration and IT at the University of Zurich (http://www.market-research.uzh.ch). We focus on quantitative empirical market research in the area of marketing and consumer behavior. Our core research topic is the connected customer (online communities, social networks, social groups).

Aufgabenbereich / Responsibilities

Your responsibilities are...
- to develop, to manage and to publish research projects,
- to teach classes on market research in English,
- to collaborate in administrative tasks.

Beschäftigungsgrad / Workload in %


Anforderungen / Qualifications

We are looking for an open minded personality with the following abilities:
- excellent degree (MA/diploma) in business administration, economics, business mathematics, business physics, or computer science with focus on econometrics or statistical physics,
- good commands and/or willingness to develop knowledge of the following programming languages: Python, Java, C, and/or C++
- substantial experience in quantitative empirical data analysis (econometric modeling and/or social network analysis) and first experience in dealing with “big data” projects,
- good commands and/or willingness to develop thorough knowledge of the statistical program R, Stata, Matlap and/or Mplus,
- motivation to publish the research results in international high-quality journals,
- excellent communication skills,
- curiosity, motivation, inquisitiveness, tenacity and discipline,
- self-reliance, reliability, integrity, creativity and commitment.

Sprachkenntnisse / Language requirements

very good command of English (oral and written)

Spezielle Anforderungen / Special requirements

Applications should include one single PDF file with a letter of motivation (1 page), a detailed CV, grades of all university courses taken (transcripts).
Please submit the corresponding documents by October 31th 2016 by email to jobs@socialnetworks.uzh.ch (Title: Application research associate).

Wir bieten / We offer

We offer...
- a chair with strong emphasis on quantitative research,
- an opportunity to complete a PhD within the University Research Priority Program “Social Networks”
- a wide-ranging, independent and interesting work as part of a dynamic team in a positive working atmosphere,
- a thorough career development program (management by objectives, international summer schools, conferences, etc.),
- a well-equipped workspace in an excellent university with international reputation,
- an appropriate salary,
- a good work-life balance.

Stellenantritt / This position opens on

1. January 2017 or by arrangement

Auskunft erteilt / More information

René Algesheimer



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