Post-Doctoral Position: Workplace Inequality

Fontainebleau, France
07 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
31 Mar 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

DEPARTMENT:  Organisational Behaviour
LOCATION: Europe Campus
CONTRACT: Full Time 
START DATE (Earliest): Mar 2023
START DATE (Latest): September 2023
REFERENCE: POSTGEND (Email subject must include reference)

Professor Kaisa Snellman seeks a full-time Postdoctoral Fellow at INSEAD s campus in France starting September 2023. The Postdoctoral Fellow will join in the ongoing research of Professor Snellman and collaborators on Workplace Inequality. This work covers varies ways in which different social and organizational processes contribute to key outcomes such as hiring, turnover, promotion, and compensation of employees. We tackle these questions in different empirical settings using different methods, including analyses of large archival datasets, lab experiments, and field experiments. Our current projects examine gender inequality in academia, Hollywood film industry, and entrepreneurship.

The ideal candidate for this Postdoctoral Fellow will be a recent PhD graduate or a doctoral candidate who is close to defending his/her dissertation with a deep interest in this domain. The main tasks will include taking on a "lab manager" role to coordinate ongoing field experimental work, as well as programming, data analyses, visualization, and synthesis of academic literature.

The Postdoctoral Researcher is expected to join ongoing research projects of Prof. Snellman and collaborators but will also have time allocated their own ongoing research projects. The Postdoctoral Fellow will be provided with a salary and a personal research budget. In addition, the Postdoctoral Fellow will have the opportunity to interact with the broader Faculty at INSEAD and participate in all the Organizational Behavioral Area and school-wide research events such as the brown bag series, research seminars, and conferences.

This is a two-year position, assuming academic achievement at a level at or above expectations, with a formal review after the first year.


  • Applicants must have completed or be close to completing a PhD in Management or related social science discipline before the beginning the fellowship. Prior work must involve working with large datasets and experiments (lab or field).
  • Excellent academic record and work ethic required.
  • Excellent organizational and oral/written communication skills required.
  • Enthusiasm for research required. The ideal candidate will be thinking of this position as a platform to build skills towards taking on a research professorship in the future. 
  • Strong programming skills and proficiency in Stata and/or R is required


To be considered for the position, please submit

  1. Curriculum vitae;
  2. A brief profile of your research program, including description of datasets you have worked on and status of current projects;
  3. Up to three published or working research papers; and
  4. Up to three letters of recommendation.

Applications and letters of recommendation may be submitted by email to Please mention job reference (POSTGEND)The review will begin immediately. Applications will be considered until the position is filled.


INSEAD is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community. We accepts applications without distinction on the grounds of sex, race, colour, ethnic or social origin, genetic features, religion or belief, political or any other opinion, membership of a national minority, property, birth, disability, age or sexual orientation.



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