Research Associate

Company:HEC Paris in Qatar

Location:Qatar / Doha

Discipline:Leadership, Complexity, Humanism in Business, AI, Principles of Responsible Management Education, Executive Education

Employment Type:Full-time or part-time


HEC Paris in Qatar

Research Associate (Leadership, Complexity, Humanism in Business, AI, Principles of Responsible Management Education, Executive Education)

HEC Paris in Qatar strengthens its research team with outstanding candidates for the position of research associate.

HEC Paris in Qatar is a branch campus of HEC Paris and operates in close coordination with it and under the same standards of excellence. Our campus was established in June 2010 through an agreement between HEC Paris and Qatar Foundation, and our mission is to serve the needs of businesses established in the region through the development of Executive Education and relevant research, to help Qatar in its transition to a knowledge economy, and to do so with the excellence that is expected from HEC. We are a world class school as acknowledged by the Financial Times, which ranked us as the top (#1) school in Europe and also ranked our Executive MBA #1 worldwide in 2019.

HEC Paris in Qatar is part of Education City, a thriving academic community also comprising Carnegie Mellon University, Georgetown University School of Foreign Services, Northwestern School of Journalism and Communication, Texas A&M University School of Engineering, Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies, University College London, Virginia Commonwealth School of Design, and Weill Cornell Medical College.

Responsibilities of research associates at HEC Paris in Qatar are to be discussed with the lead faculty and research program director. Candidates are expected to have strong research skills comprising ideally of both quantitative and qualitative research skills. Key activities of research associates support surveys, data analysis with SPSS or NVivo (or similar software), case writing, compilation of reports, as well as finalization of books and articles in close cooperation with faculty.

The language of work is English. Arabic and French are not required and we do not use them as criteria for selection. Contract duration is 9 months or shorter for the first calendar year of 2020. The position can be fulltime or part-time and is renewable in principle. Key research themes for the current research cycle include leadership, complexity, humanism in business, AI, Principles of Responsible Management Education, and executive education.

We treat applicants with the highest standards of confidentiality. Applications are to be sent by email exclusively to: Sharon Christopher, HR Officer, HEC Paris in Qatar, at FacultyRecruitmentQatar@HEC.FR

Initial applications should include: Motivation letter, full CV, and evidence of research skills. For informal inquires on this position, please contact Prof. Wolfgang Amann, Applications will be studied on a rolling base, and will be open until filled.

Contact Person:Wolfgang Amann

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