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Job ID: 109706

Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Pittsburgh

Date Posted Jul. 30, 2018
Title Postdoctoral Fellow
University University of Pittsburgh
Department Katz Graduate School of Business & College of Business Administration
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date September 2018
  • Pittsburgh, PA
    United States
  • Post-Doc
  • Business Ethics

The University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA) School of Business and the David Berg Center for Ethics and Leadership ( is seeking a postdoctoral fellow based in Pittsburgh to serve as a key member of our corporate social responsibility and ethical leadership research team.

DESCRIPTION: The fellowship is a two-year appointment and is funded by the Berg Center for Ethics and Leadership via a grant from the Berg Foundation. The overarching goal of the project is to advance the understanding of corporate social responsibility, ethics and leadership within complex organizational environments. Specific models will be tested using a variety of empirical methodologies and sophisticated statistical techniques.

In addition to joining ongoing research activities examining corporate social responsibility, ethics and leadership, the fellow will assist with the development of new research efforts, coordinate workshops and supervise independent research by undergraduate and graduate students. Emphasis is on the ability of the fellow to analyze existing data and create publication-ready manuscripts for key academic outlets. Support is available to attend at least one national research or professional conference annually.

QUALIFICATIONS: A candidate’s doctorate can be in any relevant field with preference given to degrees in business management or psychology. Experience in and knowledge of corporate social responsibility and theories of ethics and leadership in business are required. Candidates must have some experience in publishing and other research-related activities. Starting date is flexible but expected start date Is October, 2018. Salary range is $32k to $45k (depending on qualifications) plus full benefits for the 12 month period.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Review of applications will begin August, 2018 and continue until position filled or search closed. To be considered for this position, please submit a current curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, a writing sample and contact information for three references to Audrey J. Murrell, Ph.D., Director, David Berg Center for Ethics and Leadership, University of Pittsburgh at (or call 412-648-1651 if you have any questions).

  • The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity, and diversity. Women and members of minority groups under-represented in academia are especially encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled

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Contact Information

  • Dr. Audrey Murrell
    Katz Graduate School of Business & College of Business Administration
    University of Pittsburgh
    Pittsburgh, PA 15260
  • 412-648-1651


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