Research Associate (M/W/X) Supply Chain Analytics (20h-40h)

Logistikum | School of Business & Management | Steyr


  • You will work in the research project PREVAIL as part of a young, interdisciplinary and international team consisting of experienced and young researchers in a flexible extent between 20 and 40 h (depending on your desire)
  • Your areas of activity include analyzing supply chains, identifying the application potential of data analytics solutions and designing decision support in the industry - together in the team 
  • You work in the team directly with key players in the Austrian industrial landscape
  • You document and present project results (dissemination, workshops)
  • You contribute to publications and participate in (international) conferences and professional events
  • Writing of a dissertation within the project is also possible and is specifically supported.


  • You have completed a Master's degree in business administration (SCM, DTLM, BWL, etc.) or information technology (business informatics, computer science, data science, etc.) 
  • You have initial experience in the area of data or business analytics and cooperation with companies 
  • You show strong interest in Data Analytics, Digitalization, Artificial Intelligence and new SCM approaches in the industry
  • You have knowledge in scientific methodology as well as in conducting and evaluating qualitative and quantitative surveys 
  • You show first experience in using modern data analysis tools like MS PowerBI, Qlikview, Python or R
  • You have very good English skills (spoken and written), German is a plus 
  • You have very good MS Office skills (especially PowerPoint and Excel) 
  • You are a self-organization talent, are creative and have team spirit.


As Austria's most research-intensive university of applied sciences, with nearly 6,000 students in over 70 degree programs, we teach and conduct research with a pronounced practical orientation and the highest quality. In this way, we have been providing top education for the next generation for more than 25 years and invest in the future of Upper Austria with great pleasure. Our university offers the ideal environment for forward-looking and innovative research projects. With an outstanding order volume of about 40 million euros, more than 500 projects with a total of 630 partners from business and society are handled. FH Upper Austria is a place for people with curiosity and a spirit of discovery. We stand for equal opportunities and diversity. In this spirit, we especially invite women to apply. Shape the future together with us!


The FH Upper Austria stands for equal opportunities and diversity. With this in mind, we specifically invite women/men to apply. For this position, we offer a gross monthly salary (on a full-time basis, 14x per year) starting at EUR 3.200  (depending on eligible prior service). Fixed-term contract for the duration of the project (until 31.12.2027) with option for extension.

We are looking forward to your application!
Be part of our team

Salary on a full-time basis: € 3200,-/Monat

Location: FH Upper Austria Campus Steyr | School of Business & Management

Employment Type: Part-time / 20h

Requirements: Universitäts- oder Hochschulabschluss auf Masterebene

Contact: FH-Prof. Dr. Patrick Brandtner

Tel.: +43 5 0804 33450