Postdoctoral Scholar in Business

University of California Berkeley Haas School of Business

Postdoctoral Scholar Employee - Haas School of Business

Job #JPF03307
  • Haas School of Business / Haas School of Business / UC Berkeley

Position overview

Position title:PostDoc Employee
Salary range: Salary will be commensurate with experience
Percent time: 100%
Anticipated start: July 1, 2022
Position duration: This position is for a one-year term with the possibility of renewal, contingent on performance and availability of funding.

Application Window

Open date: January 25th, 2022

Next review date: Wednesday, Feb 9, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Friday, Aug 26, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Management of Organization and Entrepreneurship & Innovation groups are in search of a postdoctoral scholar expected to:
∙ Under the mentorship of your faculty sponsor, collect and analyze data to understand the rate of direction of academic science, including understanding the role of different types of data access on scientific output.
∙ Take lead in writing joint research projects emerging from the data and analysis
∙ Liaison with funding agencies and help with writing for future related grants and funding opportunities.
∙ Play a lead role on research projects of PI, including project management and meeting attendance.
∙ Manage the work of research associates and/or undergraduate students, who provide analytic and relationship support on
some projects.
∙ Be the primary point of contact with the Institutional Review Boards (IRB) for the activities of the project. The postdoc will
manage those relationships, provide required documents on time, and attend meetings with stakeholders when necessary.
∙ Help designing, pre‐testing, administering, and analyzing the data of a novel survey of academic researchers


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

• Ph.D. (or equivalent international degree), or enrolled in a Ph.D. (or equivalent international degree) granting program at the time of application.

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

• Ph.D. (or equivalent international degree) required by start date
• No more than four years of post-degree research experience

Preferred qualifications

PhD (or equivalent international degree) in Economics, Business Administration, or related disciplines.
∙ Experience in the design of survey data collection, statistical analysis, and data visualization strategies
∙ Capable of identifying, communicating, and solving problems when integrating heterogeneous data
∙ Extensive experience communicating data analysis to a wide range of skill levels and audiences
∙ Fluency in data analysis with statistical software like Stata, R, or Python.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of Research
  • Statement on Contributions to Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including information about your understanding of these topics, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for advancing equity and inclusion if hired at Berkeley (for additional information go to
  • Writing Sample - Job market paper or main chapter of PhD dissertation
Reference requirements
  • 2 letters of reference required
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Job location

Berkeley, CA