Research Assistant/Doctoral Student (f/m/d) - Center for Sports and Management

Starting: at any time
Location: WHU Campus Düsseldorf
Previous degree: Master degree in management or related degree subject

Job Description


  • Leading practice-related PhD-project within sports management
  • Creating relevant academic studies, case studies and practice reports

Projects and partners

  • Fostering cooperations with leading partners in sports business
  • Indenpendently leading and executing (international) projects, such as driving and executing SPOAC, the Sports Business Academy by WHU

Center for Sports and Management

  • Conceptualizing and executing academic courses and classes
  • Contributing to the strategic and content-driven development of the CSM

Job Qualifications

  • Very good master degree in management or related degree subject
  • Enthusiasm for topics related to sports, economics and society
  • Very good English and German language skills
  • Good understanding of quantitative and qualitative methods and ideally of established statistical programs (i.e. STATA, R)
  • Eigeninitiative, Ausdauer und Teamfähigkeit
  • Self-driven team player with an entrepreneurial mindset

Academic Environment

WHU has more than 50 faculty members in the fields of management, finance and accounting, economics, entrepreneurship and innovation, marketing and sales, and supply chain management. Research at WHU aims to adhere to three principles: quality, internationality, and practical relevance.


Do you want to be a part of WHU?
Come join our team!

Please send your application via email to:

Project Manager CSM

Kerstin Forword

+49 (0)211 44709 746 
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