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Research Opportunity with University of Washington’s Center of Sales and Marketing Strategy

We highly encourage the qualified pre-doctoral or post-doctoral students to take advantage of this rare opportunity to make an impact and gain access to data for academic research and become a research fellow. By leveraging the outstanding resources of University of Washington’s Center, we hope to generate high quality academic research and contribute to customer insights.

Please see the research opening for more information or email Rob Palmatier at [email protected].

Research Fellow Opportunities

The Center of Sales and Marketing Strategy at the University of Washington’s Foster School of Business is seeking postdoctoral Research Fellows or visiting scholars to work for the center at UW or one of its affiliated universities, see www.salesmarketingcenter.com.

The mission of the center is to align important sales and marketing problems with academic research and analysis techniques to develop strategies that improve business performance, and facilitate business-academic collaboration to create and disseminate sales and marketing knowledge.

The Research Fellow is up to a one-year position and is self-funded. This position is designed to support a talented researcher in the field of marketing or sales strategy to generate significant research contributions to the marketing discipline. The primary goal for the person who fills this position will be to conduct research in collaboration with the center’s faculty, with particular encouragement to advance high quality, cutting edge field research. The position will report to Professor Robert W. Palmatier, but will also work with other faculty affiliated with the center. The position can be located at any of the Center’s affiliated faculty universities but will often be in Seattle Washington.

Accordingly, we are seeking candidates with an interest in marketing strategy, empirical modeling, and related areas who are seeking to extend their skills and generate high quality research. To be eligible, candidates must have completed their Ph.D. in marketing or related areas. Expertise in econometric and empirical modeling and experience in conducting empirical research is vital. Students with access to relevant data or businesses to help accelerate their research program will be given priority. Also, fluency in English is necessary. During the period of the fellowship, the post doc is expected to be in residence, work with faculty on research projects, and participate in research seminars at the school.

To apply, send: 1) a cover letter explaining your background and research interest, 2) your curriculum vita, 3) two letters of recommendation, and 4) a sample research paper to Rob Palmatier ([email protected]). Include in the subject line “Post Doc.” Please have letters emailed directly from the letter-writers. Applications are evaluated and accepted on a rolling basis.

Custom Research Projects

Please contact Rob Palmatier, research director, at [email protected] if you are interested in the center conducting any custom research projects or customer training.