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Post-Doc Position at IESE Business School-Chair of Family Business

  • 1.  Post-Doc Position at IESE Business School-Chair of Family Business

    Posted 26 days ago

    I am looking for a great colleague to undertake research in IESE's Chair of family businesses . 


    The Postdoc will work on developing theory and conducting empirical studies in line with the chair's research agenda to publish in top management outlets. The work entails, in part, working with  administrative datasets. 


    The post is 2 years. The application deadline is March 1st, 2021. 


    Details on the vacancy follow: 



    POSTDOC in Management/economics/organizations to study Family Business


    IESE Business School invites applications for a post-doc position with a background in management/organizations or related fields, to conduct research within the Chair of Family Business. The chair gathers an inter-disciplinary team of researchers embedded in the strategic management, people in organizations, finance and entrepreneurship departments at IESE.


    The Post Doc position is for two years and connected to the research activities of the chair. The researcher will work on advancing conceptual frameworks and empirical studies with the aim to publish in top outlets. One of the ongoing projects consists of studying large scale administrative datasets with employee-employer matched information. The position may include assisting in organizational research with a particular though not exclusive interest in artificial intelligence. The post doc will be subject to a formal annual performance review and collaborate also with doctoral students. 


    Applicants must have completed a PhD in Management of related social science fields.  Extensive research in the field of management/organizations is required, preferably working with large scale datasets, advanced statistical methods and programming skills (R or python).


    Excellent academic record and work ethic, organizational and oral/written communication skills are required. Enthusiasm for research to the highest quality required. Willingness to move and live in Madrid (Spain). 


    The ideal candidate will be thinking of this position as a platform to build skills toward taking on a research professorship in the future.  For further information on the chair and academic team, pls https://www.iese.edu/faculty-research/chairs/family-owned-business/




    Applications must be sent to Ana Vericat: avericat@iese.edu .

    The application should include:

    • Cover letter
    • Proof of qualifications and full CV
    • Any relevant information indicating experience in research or academic work.
    • If possible, please include 2-3 letters of recommendation. 


    Closing date: March 1st, 2021.




    Marta M. Elvira


    Strategic Management & Managing People in Organizations

    T. +34 91 211 3000 

    Camino del Cerro del Aguila 3, 28023 Madrid (Spain)