The focus of this research will be on determining, through an evidenced based management research approach , the ideal strategy, tools, metrics and learning so that the senior management team of a strategic business unit in a large company can become more adept at creating a long-term repeatable trajectory of successful transformational innovations. This study, which will be implemented and guided by some of the premier innovation scholars, seeks to put together the seemingly disparate pockets of knowledge into a coherent theory driven to provide an evidenced based approach to succeed. The objective of this post-doc would be to conduct and use these studies to generate 1 -2 FT50 academic articles. The study will be done at one of the top 50 most innovative companies in the world who has already agreed to be the experimental study site and will be partially funding the research.:
PhD from a business school andevidence of management research activities. Experience with doing case studies in innovation would be required combined with publications in peer reviewed journals. Publications in FT-50 or ABS4 journals would be highly desirable. Some experience in statistics including data base management, regression and factor analyses including familiarity with popular statistical software packages such as SPSS would be considered valuable.
If interested please submit official transcripts from all colleges including conferment of a PhD degree, your CV, three letters of recommendation and GMAT no older than 5 years. Overall GMAT scores in verbal and quantitative should both be above the 80th percentile. An internet based TOEFL score above 95 is required for all international students. Please also include a statement of why you are interested in a postdoctoral position at Stevens.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Additional Salary Information: This is a 12 month appointment beginning on March 1, 2021 including summer support combined with a competitive salary. The position would be virtual until it is safe to travel at which time the candidate will be expected to be available to conduct in person at the case study companies. For additional information please contact Peter A. Koen (firstname.lastname@example.org), Associate Professor and Director for the Consortium for Corporate Entrepreneurship at Stevens www.frontendinnovation.com.
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