Research Associate / PhD Student / Postdoc - Sustainability Management and Environmental

Dresden, Sachsen (DE)
30 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
31 May 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

At TU Dresden, Faculty of Business and Economics, the Chair of Business Management, esp. Sustainability Management and Environmental Accounting (Ms Prof. Dr. Edeltraud Günther) offers, subject to ressources being available, in cooperation with PRISMA – Centre for Sustainability Assement and Policy, starting at 01.07.2019, a project position as 

Research Associate / PhD Student / Postdoc 
(Subject to personal qualification employees are remunerated
according to salary group E 13 TV-L)

with 75 % of the fulltime weekly hours until 30.06.2022. The period of employment is governed by the Fixed Term Research Contracts Act (Wissenschaftszeitvertrags-gesetz-WissZeitVG). The position offers the chance to obtain further academic qualification (e. g. habilitation thesis). The weekly working hours may increase up to 100 % until 31.12.2020 if assistance in accompanying research for real-world laboratories for sustainability tranformation is given.

In PRISMA – Centre for Sustainability Assessment and Policy researchers are developing methods on sustainability measurement and assessment with scientists from a wide range of disciplines comprising natural sciences, engineering or social sciences. 

Tasks: Participation in research projects in the field of business model sustainability of electric vehicles and accompanying research for real-world laboratories for sustainability tranformation. Selected research topics are life-cycle costing, barrier analysis or methods of business modeling. The oppurtunity of a habilitation in the area of sustainability measurement will be supported by the chair holder with emphasis.

Requirements: University degree (Diplom, Master), and – if applicable – PhD degree in business and economics, business and engineering or business and computer science; in-depth knowledge of methods on sustainability measurement, as well on statistical methods and experience in working with standard business software (SPSS, Microsoft Office); independent and flexible working methods, willingness to interdisciplinary teamwork; analytical reasoning; very good English and German skills, good writing style, good rhetoric, didactic skills; joy in teaching and social skills. 

Applications from women are particularly welcome. The same applies to people with disabilities.  

Working environment: Highly interesting environment in the area of sustainability measurement, which is applied both in research and teaching as well as in practice; personal and professional competence gain through cooperation in manifold topics of the interdisciplinary centre PRISMA – Centre for Sustainability Assessment and Policy; participation in the transfer of knowledge into company practice; flexible working time; creative, commuicative and result-oriented business climate; interesting university location; sports facilities on the campus; recognized excellence university; university with child.  

For further information, please call 0351/463-34313, E-Mail: 

Please send your application documents until 31.05.2018 (stamped arrival date of the university central mail service applies) to TU Dresden, Fakultät Wirtschafts-wissenschaften, Professur für BWL, insb. Nachhaltigkeitsmanagement und Betriebliche Umweltökonomie, Frau Prof. Dr. Edeltraud Günther, Helmholtzstr. 10, 01069 Dresden or via the TU Dresden SecureMail Portal by sending it as a single pdf document to Please submit copies only, as your application will not be returned to you. Expenses incurred in attending interviews cannot be reimbursed. 

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