Senior Researcher in Business Model Innovation - Postdoc (w/m/d) in Graz bei Know-Center GmbH
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Senior Researcher in Business Model Innovation - Postdoc (w/m/d)

Know-Center GmbH, Graz

Know-Center is an Austrian Research Center for Data-Driven Business and Big Data Analytics. Via a network of over 50 partner companies and 100 international research organizations, with more than 100 highly-qualified employees at our location in Graz we provide innovative solutions and intelligent services to our customers under the motto “from data to intelligence”. Is data-driven business your passion? Do you enjoy working in a stimulating, multicultural environment? Would you like to lead scientific and /or industrial projects and contribute to data-driven business model innovation? If so, we are looking forward to meeting you!

Your tasks

We are looking for a Postdoc who is interested in Business Model Innovation. You lead research and industrial projects to support organizations (SMEs, large companies or non-profit) in the development of data-based business models.

Your research focus is on expanding existing tools and methods for developing "data-driven" business models with the focus on evaluating and testing business models and linking these tools and methods to a holistic innovation process. You publish your research results in prestigious journals and at conferences.

You will work in the interdisciplinary Data-Driven Business Research Group led by Assoc. Prof. Viktoria Pammer-Schindler. This Research Area develops tools and methods that support companies and knowledge workers in the strategic development of data-driven business models as well as in the holistic conception of innovative products and in absorbing and learning the necessary knowledge.


  • Doctorate (or equivalent experience) in information science, economics, business informatics, industrial engineering or a similar discipline
  • International research profile in at least one of these areas: Innovation Management, Data Science, Information Science, science and technology studies
  • Experience in leading scientific projects (experience as head of EU projects is an advantage)
  • Experience in the acquisition of research projects (national and international) and industrial projects
  • Knowledge of project management methods
  • Fluent English (knowledge of German is an advantage)

We offer

  • Cutting-edge projects in cooperation with national and international key players
  • Diverse opportunities for professional as well as personal development
  • Very good work-life balance (flexible working hours)
  • Working at the interface between business and science
  • Dynamic, creative and multi-cultural team
  • Informal and stimulating working atmosphere

We are required by law to specify the minimum gross salary according to the collective agreement, which is 3,618,- Euros per month (14 times a year). Higher compensation is possible, depending on experience and qualifications.

We are looking forward to your application at

as of now
38.5 h/week
Graz, Österreich
3.618,00 € gross salary/month
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