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Job Offer: Research Fellow in Family Business (100%)

About Faculty of Business Administration, University of Economics, Prague

Faculty of Business Administration (FBA) of the University of Economics, Prague is an EQUIS accredited and Financial Times ranked business school located in the center of the historical city of Prague. We are an acknowledged and referenced higher education institution of management in the Central and Eastern European region. To reinforce our research team, we are looking for

Research Fellow in Family Business (100%)

The Job’s mission

The Research Fellow will work as part of the Centre for Family Business and is expected to be fully involved in most research projects of the Centre and help develop a novel and relevant research agenda for the following years, including study design, creation of research methodologies, survey development, processing and analysis of data as well as the writing and ensuring the successful completion of the publication process of academic-oriented articles, reports, and literature reviews. The Research Fellow will therefore be a key contributors of the overall success and impact of the Centre.

Key activities & accountabilities

  • Produce academic-oriented articles in well acknowledged international journals.
  • Design research projects and prepare submissions of research proposals.
  • Collect and analyze qualitative and/or quantitative data and draw insights from them.
  • Work collaboratively with other researchers within the FBA. Mutual knowledge sharing through organizing workshops, conducting peer-reviews and active participation in research clubs.

Ideal profile

  • PhD degree (obtained less than 7 years ago) in family business, entrepreneurship, sociology, anthropology, economics or a related discipline incorporating elements of qualitative and/or quantitative research.
  • Record of publishing in recognized international peer reviewed journals (journals ranked 3 and 4 in ABS 2015 are a plus)
  • Keen and demonstrable interest in family business / digital entrepreneurship.
  • Knowledge of quantitative and/or qualitative research.
  • Advanced knowledge of one of the statistics packages (STATA/R/SPSS).
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and proactively with minimum supervision
  • Deadline and results oriented
  • Full fluency in English (written and spoken) at a native level or equivalent.


The offer

Full-time position for 12 months starting from summer 2018. Based on the results achieved, we want to offer the permanent job after this period. Salary 30,300 EUR per year, free housing possibility in University facilities and yearly travel budget up to 3,000 EUR.

How to apply

If you have the above skills and would like to join our exciting and challenging environment, please send your complete application file (letter of motivation and resume in English including list of publications and research projects, copy of your PhD. diploma, the 2-page research proposal you would like to work on) to Martin Lukeš, Vice-Dean for Science and Research ( Only candidates who provide all above-mentioned documents will be considered for further screening. Application deadline is May 18, 2018. This position is open to all nationalities. FBA is a fair employer and offers equal conditions regardless race, sex, or religion.