Are you interested in a PhD at the Chair of B2B-Marketing, Sales and Pricing of Prof. Homburg?
The Chair of Business-to-Business Marketing, Sales & Pricing of Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Christian Homburg is internationally known for scientific excellence and has a first-class network in science and practice. During your doctoral studies, you will benefit from the cooperation with partner companies of the IMU (Institute for Market-Oriented Management) and thus be able to conduct practice-oriented research. We are always looking for ambitious applicants (m/f/d) who want to do a doctorate at our chair.
On this page you will find all information about a doctorate at the chair of Prof. Homburg. During you doctorate studies, you will conduct research on relevant and exciting topics, ad additionally have the opportunity to gain experience in the field of university teaching. Research stays at outstanding universities abroad complement your doctorate at our cair. Furthermore, a motivated team of doctoral students is waiting for you as a colleague.
|Doctoral studies period||Approx. 3.5 years, start date freely selectable|
|Benefits||Internationally renowned chair, large network in science and practice, dynamic and motivated team|
|Salary||E 13 TV-L 75% employment|
|Mentoring program||Each doctoral student receives a mentor to support them in their research|
|PhD topic||Research-oriented, practice-relevant & freely chosen by doctoral student|
|Other tasks||Teaching, organizing conferences, press relations, etc.|
|Workplace||Office at the University of Mannheim (home office also possible)|
Our chair aligns its research questions with currently relevant topics in practice. In recent years, more than 50 research cooperations with companies have been successfully implemented, among others with Accenture, Bosch, BASF, Roche, PERI or SAP.
In particular, doctoral studies can benefit through research cooperations with partner companies of the IMU in every phase of their studies. For example, the partner companies are available to discuss the PhD topic from a practical perspective or to collect data in their own company.
Our doctoral students thus benefit from the possibility to collect valuable data quickly and to establish helpful company contacts.
The doctoral studies at our chair are characterized by the following aspects:
As a research assistant at our chair, you will advance your dissertation project from the very beginning and with priority. You will work in close cooperation with Professor Homburg on empirical research projects with the aim of publishing them internationally.
You choose us because we are an internationally established chair, we have a large network in science and practice and you want to be part of a young, ambitious team.
The Chair of Business-to-Business Marketing, Sales & Pricing of Professor Homburg addresses a wide variety of topics in the fields of marketing, sales and pricing. Doctoral students are free to choose their own topics and are supported by Professor Homburg in choosing the right topic. Exemplary topics are the following:
This is what you can look forward to:
We look forward to receiving your application if you are two to twelve months away from completing your Master's degree. Interested applicants are requested to send their informative documents (cover letter, CV, references) via email to Alin Schröder, indicating the earliest possible starting date.
If you qualify, you will receive an invitation to a telephone interview in the next step.
Finally, we will get to know each other in interviews with the chair's staff and Professor Homburg.