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Entry Level (Less than 2 years of Experience)
Advanced Degree
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Full time

Pre-Doctoral Research Associate Position In Organisational Behaviour - INSEAD France

About this job

We are looking for a full-time pre-doctoral graduate to work as a Research Associate (Area Researcher) on INSEAD’s France to assist the Organizational Behavior (OB) Area. The position would suit a recent university graduate or Master’s graduate looking to develop their research skills with a view to applying to a PhD programme. The full-time position is for one year, with a possibility of renewal after evaluation at the end of the year.


Applicants should have at least a Bachelor’s degree in social sciences. We are especially interested in those who majored in social psychology or sociology.

Successful candidates are those who take initiatives, enjoy problem-solving, learn fast, and are organized and detail-oriented. While not required, those who are familiar with survey platforms (e.g., Qualtrics and/or MTurk), experimental softwares (e.g., Medialab and/or Matlab), statistical softwares (e.g., SPSS or Stata), and bibliography citation softwares (e.g., Endnote and/or Refworks), and those who have experience in literature search and reviews, research interviews, data-processing, and/or video-editing are preferred.

INSEAD is a top-ranked business school with MBA, EMBA, and PhD programs with fully integrated campuses in France and Singapore. The school has a strong international focus, and English is the working language. The OB Area comprises more than twenty faculty members with various research interests. Our faculty conducts research through experiments, archival data analysis, surveys, and interviews. They publish in top-tier peer-reviewed journals in social psychology, sociology, and behavioral sciences. To learn more, visit


To apply, please submit your CV and a cover letter describing your research experience, motivation and competences. The candidates should also provide the name and contact details of two potential references. Please join a writing sample and your academic transcript.  Send all your material to 

We will review applications as they arrive and until the position is filled. Please indicate the earliest date you could start working.