Research Associate at The Faculty of Business Administration / Institute of Information Systems


The Faculty of Business Administration / Institute of Information Systems invites applications for one position as a RESEARCH ASSOCIATE, SALARY LEVEL 13 TV-L

The position in accordance with Section 28 subsection 3 of the Hamburg higher education act (Hamburgisches Hochschulgesetz, HmbHG) commences on August 1, 2019.

This is a fixed-term contract in accordance with Section 2 of the academic fixed-term labor con-tract act (Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz, WissZeitVG).
The term is fixed until December 31, 2020. The position calls for 39 hours per week.


Responsibilities: Duties primarily include teaching and research. Research associates may also pursue independ-ent research and further academic qualifications.


Specific Duties: Scientific research areas should comprise the following topics: networks within the energy sector, digital transformation and Smart Grids. Teaching duties in German will probably accrue in the lecture “Introduction to Information Systems”. For this position the teaching obligation comprises 4 LVS.


Requirements: A university degree in a relevant subject plus doctorate. A doctorate is no compulsory procondition for this position; nevertheless, a completed master-degree is.
We are happy to also consider international applicants; still, it is of utmost importance that lectures and courses can be held in German language. The University aims to increase the number of women in research and teaching and explicitly encourages women to apply. Equally qualified female applicants will receive preference in ac-cordance with the Hamburg act on gender equality (Hamburgisches Gleichstellungsgesetz, HmbGleiG). Qualified disabled candidates or applicants with equivalent status receive preference in the ap-plication process.


For further information, please contact The Institute of Information Systems (+49 40 42838 3064; Secretary: Julia Bachale) or consult our website at

Applications should include a cover letter, a tabular curriculum vitae, and copies of degree certificate(s). Please send applications by July 15, 2019 to:
Please do not submit original documents as we are not able to return them. Any documents submitted will be destroyed after the application process has concluded.


Deadline July 15, 2019


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