Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Public Management and Organization

University of Bern Center for Public Management


Postdoctoral Research Fellow (m/f/d) Public Management and Organization

For our research program "strategy work in pluralistic settings, public organizations respectively", the research team Public Management and Organization at University of Bern's KPM Center for Public Management seeks to recruit a candidate for the following 24-month position "Postdoctoral Research Fellow".

Your responsibilities
• You will actively participate in the research program and will also manage your own research project.
• You will contribute to joint publications and submit competitive grant proposals which, if accepted, will allow you to extend your employment.
• You will co-supervise doctoral and master's students.
• Additionally, you will support the academic activities of our team.
Your profile
• You hold a PhD in public management, management, organizational sociology or in another subject pertinent to the research program.
• You have a solid command of organizational theories and an evidenced experience in the use of qualitative research methods.
• In addition, you have already presented at international conferences as part of your doctoral studies and ideally, you have also published in international journals.
• Excellent German and English skills are a prerequisite.
What we offer
Collegial mentoring, international network, interdisciplinary team in a dynamic institute, attractive workplace in close proximity to Bern main station.
Please send your application – consisting of cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of publications, certificates, names of two referees and a work sample (ideally a published paper or a paper under review) - in ONE single PDF document to Prof. Claus Jacobs,
June 30, 2022.

Please feel free to contact Prof. Claus Jacobs, Ph.D., for any queries you may have.

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