Zurich University of Applied Sciences ZHAW is one of Switzerland’s largest multidisciplinary universities of applied sciences, with over 13,000 students and 3,000 faculty and staff.
The School of Management and Law – with its internationally recognized Bachelor's and Master's degree programs as well as cooperative PhD programs, a needs-oriented and well-established continuing education program, and innovative research and development projects – is one of Switzerland's leading business schools. The SML is the first business school of a Swiss university of applied sciences to meet the high standards of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), making it one of the top 800 business schools worldwide.
At our International Management Institute, the Center for EMEA Business advises companies on developing internationalization and market entry strategies.
We have a vacancy for a
Research Associate, International Business (100 %)
You will be responsible for the following:
- Conducting research and supporting research and consulting projects with a focus on international business or international trade
- Assisting with project fundraising (Horizon 2020 and national research funding)
- Supporting the development and delivery of study programs
To be considered for this interesting position, you will need a university degree (Master’s) in business, or related fields, and have already acquired some practical experience. You will have in-depth knowledge of the qualitative and quantitative research methods. In addition, you will have had some experience organizing projects, events and eventually study programs.
Your superior social skills enable you to communicate well with internal and external partners, using both German and English fluently and confidently; any additional language(s) would be an advantage. Your analytical and conceptual thinking is impressive, and you have pronounced organizational skills. You work well in a team, have an outgoing and engaging personality as well as a structured, independent way of working.
If you enjoy project work and are interested in fulfilling practical, scientifically grounded projects that will generate substantial added value for our partners outside the university, then we look forward to hearing from you.