Research Fellows/Doctoral Candidates
The Munich Center of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Research (MCIER) at the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition in Munich pursues research to explore and analyze the courses, determinants, outcomes and implications of innovation and entrepreneurship processes. Current research areas are IPR Systems, Innovation Management and Policy, Culture and Innovation, Innovation Motives and Innovation Behavior.
The department announces the opening of two positions as Research Fellows (f/m) (Doctoral Candidates).
Financial support is granted in accordance with the guidelines of the Max Planck Society in the form of a doctoral scholarship (stipend). Financial support will be available for a total period of three years.
To be considered, the candidate should have a basic training at the Master´s level (equivalent to the 3 + 2 Bologna process) and be fluent, both in written and spoken English. An educational background in business administration, economics or a related field is necessary. The candidate should also show a strong interest in innovation, intellectual property management, or entrepreneurship and an active participation in on-going research projects. Most importantly, the candidate should share our fascination for high quality scientific research with academic and societal impact.
The Max Planck Society seeks to increase the number of women in those areas where they are under-represented and therefore explicitly encourages women to apply. Furthermore the Max Planck Society is committed to employing more handicapped individuals and especially encourages them to apply.
In addition to the research proposal, the application must include copies of a Master’s degree certificate or other certificates of a corresponding level, brief curriculum vitae (CV), a list of papers, publications, or a selected written work (e.g. Master’s thesis). Applicants must enclose documentation of their English language skills if English or German is not their mother tongue.
Applications should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.