Your next step into an interesting future and a promising career! Be a mentor, conduct research, collaborate with industry, and enjoy flexible working hours and a pleasant working atmosphere while still being able to pursue your university degree.

WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business), the largest business university in the European Union, is located at the heart of Europe. The university maintains an excellent position as a center for research and teaching and attracts an international group of students and faculty. WU is one of only two universities in the German-speaking world, which can claim triple accreditation by EQUIS, AACSB, and AMBA - a testimonial of WU’s high quality standards. We are looking for support at the

Institute for Information Management and Control
Part-time, 20 hours/week
Starting November 01, 2022, and ending after 2 years

Please note that pursuant to the Collective Bargaining Agreement, only students who have not yet completed a master or diploma degree program can be employed.

Qualified candidates with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply. A reduction in part-time hours is also possible.

Do you want to gain first experience in academic research in the area of managing and controlling digitalization in organizations?
We offer the possibility to understand how to scientifically engage with interesting and current research topics related to business digitalization and transformations, in addition to flexible working hours, and a pleasant and friendly working atmosphere. Make your first steps in research with a focus on how information technology affects people, organizations and entire societies.
This post provides valuable first level experience to extend your career in either academia or business practice in one of the most current and sought after areas of work. Further, we are very flexible in terms work arrangements (such as working hours) to meet your needs in terms of completing your university degree.

What to expect

The successful candidate will be

  • assisting current research in the area of Information Management and Control (e.g., helping with literature reviews, data collection, interview transcriptions, data preparation and analysis, running experiments, and editing research papers);
  • supporting operative tasks (such as organizing events) at the Institute;
  • and cultivating practice and alumni contacts.

What you have to offer

The candidates must

  • be pursing an ongoing university degree (master level or an equivalent) in information systems, business administration, informatics/computer science, mathematics, psychology, sociology, or related disciplines with at least 2 terms until graduation;
  • have a demonstrated interest in supporting the above mentioned research areas and activities;
  • have achieved very good university grades;
  • be highly proficient in spoken and written English;
  • possess very good communication skills;
  • be effective in independently organizing and structuring tasks;
  • possess a strong analytical mind;
  • have strong MS Office user skills with an emphasis on Excel;
  • have experience in working with statistical software (e.g. SPSS, R).

Special consideration will be given to candidates with experience in empirical fieldwork, data analysis, coding or software programming. An international orientation, professional certifications recognized by industry, and German language proficiency are further advantages but no mandatory requirements.

What we offer you

  • A top business and economics university with renowned experts on the faculty and a diverse range of subjects, triple accredited
  • Excellent infrastructure, both technologically and architecturally, and a wide range of WU service units
  • Diversity and appreciation in an open-minded, inclusive and family-friendly environment
  • Flexibility and individual freedom thanks to flexible working hours
  • Inspiring campus life with over 2,400 employees in research, teaching, and administration and approximately 21,500 students on a conveniently located, architecturally unique campus in the heart of Vienna

The monthly gross salary amounts to €1,105.10.

Do you want to join the WU team?
Then please submit your application by October 12, 2022 under (ID 1545).
We are looking forward to hearing from you!

Our goal is to provide students and staff with safe attendance at WU. Therefore, proof of a complete Covid 19 vaccination is a prerequisite for employment. Exceptions apply if vaccination is not possible for medical reasons, which must be proven by a specialist's confirmation, or if there has been a recent recovery and corresponding proof (recovery certificate, separation notice, medical confirmation) is available and the willingness is expressed to complete any missing vaccination within the period recommended by the NIG. Persons who have been vaccinated with vaccines not authorised by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) provide proof of vaccination by means of proof of neutralising antibodies not older than 90 days. In all other cases, employment at WU is only possible if the willingness to obtain the vaccination against Covid-19 as soon as possible is expressed in the application procedure. A written declaration to this effect must be signed when signing the employment contract.