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Research Associate

ESMT Berlin is the highest-ranked business school in Germany and Top 8 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. 

To support our Institute for Deep Tech Innovation we are looking for a

Research Associate
(m/f/x, full-time / part-time, 1-year contract to start as soon as possible)

DEEP - Institute for Deep Tech Innovation - is the newest addition to ESMT's institute landscape. Started in September 2022, it focuses on the deep tech value chain and intends to overhaul it through educating & enabling all actors involved. The goal: change the way deep tech is coming to life, so rebuilding the entire path from basic research to a thriving venture, a global champion even, by sustainably instilling entrepreneurial thinking & action in the scientific sphere and beyond. DEEP’s operations have started with a focus on the life sciences and runs activities such as the Creative Destruction Lab Berlin (CDL), the Life Science Entrepreneurship Academy (LISEAD) and the pioneers program (company building).

You will

  • Developing an index that tracks the drivers and progress of deep-tech innovation in Germany and Europe
  • Applying qualitative and quantitative research methods, such as surveys, statistics, and working with datasets, to support research initiatives
  • Conducting in-depth analysis and interpreting data to generate meaningful insights
  • Producing research-based reports to inform the public and regulators on the development of deep-tech innovation
  • Collaborating with internal and external stakeholders to gather information and ensure the accuracy and relevance of research findings
  • Presenting research findings and recommendations to relevant audiences
  • Contributing to the overall mission of ESMT Berlin and promoting cross-team collaboration

You are qualified for this position, because you have

  • A master's degree in business analytics or a related field
  • A strong background in conducting research, with experience in quantitative research methods
  • Proficiency in working with datasets, conducting statistical analysis, and interpreting research findings
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in both English and German
  • A demonstrated ability to work independently
  • Strong analytical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • A strong interest in new technologies and entrepreneurship

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 a self-driven attitude 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 gender identity, color, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, marital status, disability, or age. We work together on our campus in the heart of Berlin-Mitte. You can get here by public transport or bike and enjoy your lunches in our private restaurant and café or next to the beautiful Spree. Make use of our big garden and enjoy coffee and tea on the house.

We are looking forward to receiving your application!

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

  • Motivation letter
  • 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