Doctoral and Postdoctoral Positions for the DFG Research Training Group 2720 on Digital Platform Ecosystems

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The University of Passau is offering PhD and Postdoc Positions (f/m/d) in the DFG Research Training Group (Graduiertenkolleg) 2720 on Digital Platform Ecosystems (DPE): Digital Platform-Based Value Creation and its Implications for Data Exchange, Organization and Socio-Economic Development The Research Training Group (RTG) The RTG (see https://dpe.uni-passau.de/en for more information) is a graduate excellence program and vibrant interdisciplinary research community. It is comprised by 22 (post-)doctoral students, nine principal investigators/doctoral supervisors, and an international network of research partners from the disciplines of information systems, management, organization, marketing, economics, and communication studies. Together, they investigate the idiosyncratic characteristics of digital platform ecosystems and their implications for the transformation and design of economic value-creation architectures as well as for overarching socio-economic and regulatory developments.

The RTG is organized in three, interdisciplinary thematic areas:  

  • Data exchange in digital platform ecosystems
  • Innovation, transformation, and organization in digital platform ecosystems
  • Socioeconomic and regulatory dimensions of digital platform ecosystems

What we offer

Positions are available for three years, starting October 2022, and are remunerated with an internationally competitive salary (75% - 100% FTE, TV-L 13) with social security and healthcare contributions. The RTG is generously funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG; https://www.dfg.de/en/). Doctoral and post-doctoral researchers are closely mentored by at least two professors and receive a tailored, interdisciplinary training program, including a three-months research stay abroad, to promote internationally competitive top research around the phenomenon of digital platform ecosystems. Post-doctoral researchers receive advanced training and take on leadership responsibilities in the RTG. The research program is fully funded, including office space, equipment, research expenses, and travel grants. The RTG is based at the University of Passau, which has an outstanding international reputation in research and teaching, a strong focus on digitalization and digital technologies, as well as an award-winning campus in one of the most beautiful historic towns in Europe.

What you provide

The RTG offers excellent research conditions. We are searching for aspiring early career researchers, with a strong interest in and openness to conducting interdisciplinary research at an internationally competitive level. At the time of hiring, applicants must have completed a university master's degree (and for post-doc positions, a doctoral degree) in one of the areas covered by the RTG. Applicants should have demonstrated academic excellence in their studies and, for the postdoctoral position, show potential for a successful academic career. Furthermore, applicants should be dedicated and perseverant researchers, possess strong social and communicative skills, and be fluent in English as well as committed to contributing to the RTG community.

Application

Detailed information on how to apply can be found at https://www.dpe.uni-passau.de/en/application/

We invite applications until February 28, 2022. Interviews will be conducted between April 28 and May 3, 2022 (if feasible, on-site), and decisions communicated shortly thereafter. For further questions, please contact the speaker of the RTG, Prof. Dr. Jan KrΓ€mer, via email at dpe@uni-passau.de. E-mailed applications are kept on file for six months after the conclusion of the appointment procedure, whereupon they are deleted from our systems. Please visit www.uni-passau.de/en/university/current-vacancies for our data privacy statement. The University of Passau aims to balance the diversity (f/m/d) of employees. We encourage female applicants to apply for this job. The position is suitable for severely disabled persons. Severely disabled applicants will be given preference in the event of otherwise essentially equal suitability, ability, and professional performance.

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