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Research Fellow in Work/Organizational/Industrial Research (50%)


Faculty of Business Administration (FBA) of the Prague University of Economics and Business is an EQUIS and AMBA 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 Work/Organizational/Industrial Research (50%)

The Job’s Mission

The Research Fellow will work at the newly established Center for Workplace Research (CWER), an integral part of the Faculty of Business Administration, Prague University of Economics and Business. Center for Workplace Research has been established to explore contemporary work, related changes and transformations in work environments, and the social and cultural aspects that shape an individual in the context of a selected labour process.

The ideal candidate would have traceable and adequate experience with workplace research and the motivation to investigate the transformation of both onsite and digital/virtual work processes. Therefore, the future fellow would be expected to be involved in research projects and develop a research agenda that would correspond with the strategic aims of the center. That said, the position’s focus is laid on writing and ensuring the successful completion of academic-oriented articles, reports, and literature reviews. Thus, the selected fellow will be a pivotal contributor to the overall success and impact of the CWER, alongside the head of the center and its team.



We Offer

Half-time (20 hours/week) position for 24 months starting from January 2022. Estimated salary 18000 EUR per year, free housing possibility in University facilities and conference travel budget. Based on the results achieved, we want to offer a permanent position after this period.


Selection process


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 with outlined research interests
  • Complete CV in English
  • List of publications with H-index (without self-citations) and past (or current) research projects
  • Copy of your PhD completion certificate

Contact person: Marko Orel, PhD (marko.orel@vse.cz).


Additional comments


Only candidates who provide all the documents mentioned above will be considered for further screening. The application deadline is September 30, 2021. This position is open to all nationalities. FBA is a fair employer and offers equal conditions regardless of race, sex, or religion.



Expected Profile

  • PhD degree in organizational and/or industrial sociology, managerial psychology, management, entrepreneurship, business, or a related discipline, incorporating qualitative and/or quantitative research elements.
  • Record of publishing (at least 2 papers in the last 3 years) in recognized international peer-reviewed journals registered in WoS and Scopus databases in the broader area of management and/or entrepreneurship; preference for journals at 4/3 level according to ABS Academic Journal Guide 2018 ranking.
  • Experience with participation in (preferably international) research projects.
  • Excellent knowledge of quantitative and/or qualitative research methodology.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently and proactively with minimum supervision.
  • Deadline and results-oriented.
  • Complete fluency in English (written and spoken) at a native or equivalent level.

More info at: https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/jobs/649004