PostDoc Position (f/m/d) Job at Universität zu Köln – in Köln

Job Description

Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences

PostDoc Position (f/m/d)

Chair in Marketing Science and Analytics

The University of Cologne is one of the largest and most research-intensive universities in Germany, offering a wide range of subjects. With its six faculties and its interfaculty centres, it offers a broad spectrum of scientific disciplines and internationally outstanding profile areas, supported by the administration with its services.

The University of Cologne is home of one of Germany‘s leading business schools. We have a reputation for outstanding teaching and excellence in research which is evident from publications by faculty members in leading marketing journals. With an international standing evidenced by quality academic publications in top tier journals and strong industry collaboration, you will benefit from our well-established and resourced infrastructure, with strong research culture and excellent industry links. Our research interests in marketing science cover fields such as marketing performance management, marketing analytics including ML/AI applications, and brand management, but are not limited to these. Skills in digital marketing, social media marketing, machine learning, text analysis, and other computer science based deep learning methods will be an added advantage.


» involvement in international high-quality research projects and implementation of own research projects and to present them at international conferences

» opportunity of habilitation at an internationally renowned university

» teaching within the school‘s marketing program (4 semester week hours)

» the successful applicant will be given the opportunity to grow into co-leadership of the chair and research projects


» an excellent master’s and Ph.D. degree in marketing, business, or related fields

» profound knowledge in quantitative research methods, data analytics and data mining techniques

» strong analytical (quantitative) abilities

» excellent English skills

» high level of commitment, flexibility and a strong ability to work in a team


» participation in challenging and practice-oriented research projects with the aim of publication in top-tier international journals

» a marketing area with currently 4 full professors, 5 junior/ assistant professors, and 13 PhD students

» an international scientific network

» a diverse and fair working environment

» support in reconciling work and family life

» flexible working time models, full-time positions suitable for job sharing

» extensive advanced training opportunities

» occupational health management offers

» local transport ticket at a discount for UoC employees

The position is available from 15.11.2021 on a full-time basis. It is limited to 14.11.2024 with the option of extension for three more years. If the necessary prerequisites required by civil service law as well as the sought-after personal qualifications are met, the salary will correspond to the pay grade A13 State Civil Service Remuneration Regulation of North Rhine-Westphalia (LBesO A NRW).

The University of Cologne is committed to equal opportunities and diversity. Women are especially encouraged to apply and will be considered preferentially in accordance with the Equal Opportunities Act of North Rhine-Westphalia (Landesgleichstellungsgesetz – LGG NRW). We also expressly welcome applications from people with disabilities / special needs or of equal status.

Please send your convincing application with proof of the sought qualifications ( letter of application, vita, and a sample of research papers or publications) by email (in one pdf-file) with the reference number Wiss2107-12 to [email protected] . The application deadline is 15.09.2021.

If you have any questions, please contact Prof. Dr. Marc Fischer, +49 221 470 8675.

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