Research Assistant in Entrepreneurship

University of Zurich Department of Business Administration

Department of Business Administration
Chair of Entrepreneurship

Research Assistant
Approx. 20%, on an hourly basis

The Department of Business Administration at the University of Zurich is one of the leading research and teaching facilities in the German-speaking world.
At the Chair of Entrepreneurship we are a small and highly productive team of researchers interested in the digital transformation, entrepreneurship and innovation economics.

Your responsibilities

Your task would be to support the Chair for Entrepreneurship in research. Importantly, it is expected that the RA will contribute to the further development of the startup monitoring tool e.g. by adding external data (e.g. patent data) and conducting text analyses.
  • Additional topics on the task list include:
  • Literature and data research
  • Data assembly and data consistency checks
  • Descriptive data analyses.

Your profile

Completed BA studies in management, economics, computer sciences or finance and enrollment as a MA student at UZH or ETH. Interest in innovation entrepreneurship research, the economics of innovation as well as in big data analytics.

What we offer

Interesting work as part of a dynamic team in a friendly working environment

Place of work

Plattenstrasse 14, 8032 Zurich

Start of employment

As soon as possible. Please submit a short letter of motivation, your CV and your grades list to Please send all documents as a single PDF and write “Research assistance” in the email reference.