Open Position: Research Assistant for Quantifying the Value Creation of Platforms


Start of Employment: As of now



The chair for Information Systems (I17) is currently looking for a student assistant to support our research on quantifying platform value creation:

Your Tasks:

  • Active contribution and integration into our research
  • Support our current research on platform value creation and knowledge boundaries
  • Support the publication of our research
  • Support the collection and analysis of data
  • Support the preparation of our seminars
  • Administrative support

What we offer:

  • Friendly working atmosphere at the Chair for Information System (I17)
  • Interdisciplinary, dynamic and motivated team
  • Flexible working hours
  • Challenging tasks and direct involvement into our research
  • Payment according to the standards for student assistants
  • Possibility for theses and publications in the respective field

What we expect:

  • Studies in information systems, informatics, management & technology, business administration or related fields
  • Ideally but not mandatory: Initial experience in web crawling and data analysis with Python
  • Ideally but not mandatory: Initial experience with quantitative methods
  • Interest in our research
  • Analytical thinking
  • Commitment and enthusiasm
  • Autonomous and structured way of working

Please send a brief application and a current transcript of records via mail to Martin Kauschinger ( If you have any questions regarding the position feel free to contact Martin. We are looking forward to your application!


Martin Kauschinger
Technical University of Munich
Chair for Information Systems (I17)
Boltzmannstr. 3
85748 Garching