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Research Assistant - Strategy and Innovation - Job Berlin - Jobs

Research Assistant - Strategy and Innovation

ESMT Berlin is the highest-ranked business school in Germany and Top 10 in Europe. Founded by 25 leading global companies, ESMT offers master and PhD programs, as well as executive education on its campus in Berlin, in locations around the world, and in an online blended format. We strongly believe in cross-team collaboration to achieve our mission to develop entrepreneurial leaders who think globally and act responsibly. 

Professor Stefan Wagner, Professor of Strategy and Innovation and Director of PhD studies at ESMT Berlin, is seeking a highly motivated research assistant for a research project funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG). The research assistant is ideally a (research) master’s student who is considering applying for a PhD and wants to gain valuable research experience. Prof. Wagner’s research focus is on the intersection of firm strategy, technological innovation, industrial organization, and law.

Research Assistant
(m/f/x, 5 hours per week, for 6-month with option to extend, as soon as possible)

You will

  • work with data sets using programs such as R, SQL, Python, Stata, and Excel (training can be provided if needed)
  • conduct literature reviews relevant to the research topic
  • provide administrative assistance related to the research project

You are qualified for this position, because you

  • are working on your master’s degree in economics, math, engineering, or a related discipline with a strong quantitative background and data analysis; or have a bachelor’s degree in any of the abovementioned disciplines
  • possess strong analytical skills and an ability to work with some of the following: R, SQL, Python, Stata, and/or Excel
  • are familiar working with MS Office
  • are curious and driven
  • are fluent in English; German is not required but is a plus

This is what we can offer you

ESMT offers a very collegial and international environment with employees from more than 35 different countries. We encourage initiative and contributions with meaningful and lasting impact. We celebrate and support diversity for the benefit of our employees, our programs, and our community. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace that guarantees employment opportunity regardless of race, ancestry, gender identity, religion, disability, age, or sexual orientation.

You can expect a working location on a campus in the heart of Berlin with close access to many public transportation connections and complete access to a beautiful historic garden and café located next to the Spree. We have our own internal cafeteria for you to enjoy your lunch breaks, we offer free coffee, tea, and hot chocolate within the administration building, and regular ESMT community events. Please have a look at our website for further information.

We look forward to receiving your application!

Please submit your application by using our online application form, including:

  • Short motivation letter (what you want to achieve with this RA experience)
  • CV with relevant certificates and references
  • Salary expectations and possible start date

ESMT Berlin
Katharina Kuhn
Human Resources Manager
Schlossplatz 1
10178 Berlin
Tel: 030 21231 0
Jobs at ESMT Berlin