Organization and Management Theory OMT

Postdoc - until September 2023 - JKU Linz, Austria

  • 1.  Postdoc - until September 2023 - JKU Linz, Austria

    Posted 22 days ago

    We are hiring! At the Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria, we work on technologies and the ideas of tomorrow on a daily basis. At the same time, we educate over 21,000 young people to meet the demands of today's job market. In short, we are Upper Austria's largest institution for education and research. Are you interested in being a part of shaping the future of Austria's most attractive campus university? We currently have a job opening starting


    May 17, 2021, for a:

    University Assistant (must hold a Doctorate/Ph.D. degree) for a full-time position, (maternity leave replacement, to September 15, 2023) at the Institute of Leadership & Change Management

    Job Reference Number: 4499

    Job Duties:

    • Conducting autonomous research and taking part in joint research projects with institute members involved in innovation, creativity, human resource management, leadership, and change management
    • Supervising Bachelor's and Master's theses
    • Teaching subjects related to Leadership, HR & Change Management
    • Supporting the institute's activities


    We look for:

    • The successful candidate must hold a Doctorate/Ph.D. degree in Management / Business or Sociology
    • Expertise in the field of Organization Theory, Change Management or Human Resource Management
    • An interest in studying the social mechanisms underlying the behavior of organizations (such as innovation and knowledge integration) and their members
    • Proficiency in English and a good command of German (level C1)
    • High level of motivation to conducting research and teaching

    We Offer:

    • On the basis of full-time employment (40 hours/week) the minimum salary in accordance with the collective agreement is € 3,945.90 gross per month (14 x per year, CA Job Grade: B1)
    • Stable employer
    • Attractive campus environment with good public transportation connections
    • Attractive continual educational opportunities
    • State-of-the-art research infrastructure
    • Dynamic research environment
    • Broad range of on-campus dining services/healthy meals (organic food at the cafeteria)
    • Exercise and sports classes (USI)
    • …and much more


    Members of our institute have published in journals like Academy of Management Review, Organization Science, Journal of Management, Human Relations, International Journal of Human Research Management, Plos One


    Application Deadline: May 5, 2021.


    The Johannes Kepler University wishes to increase the proportion of academic female faculty and, for this reason, especially welcomes applications by qualified women. If applicants are equally qualified, a woman will be given preference for this position. The university welcomes applications from qualified applicants with physical disabilities. These applications will be given special consideration.


    How to Apply:

    Applications should include:
    - a cover letter specifying the selected area of interest,
    - a CV,
    - a job market paper,
    - one or more letters of recommendation.
    Please include all documents in 1 single pdf file.

    Prospective applicants interested in the multifaceted position are requested to electronically send an application in adherence to the stated criteria together with the requested documentation via our online portal or to the Johannes Kepler University Linz, Department of Human Resource Management, Altenberger Straße 69, A-4040 Linz. Please include "Job Reference Number 4499" in your application.


    You can see the application online here


    If you have questions, please contact: Claudio Biscaro, E-mail:

    Claudio Biscaro
    Professor of Human Resource Management
    JKU Linz, Austria