Queen’s University Centre for Economic History is looking for a highly-skilled Postdoctoral Research Fellow to work on a Leverhulme Trust-funded project (Title: “The Rise of Corporate Titans: CEOs in the UK, 1900-2016”) together with Professor John Turner and Dr Michael Aldous. This is a full-time, fixed-term post for 24 months only, starting 1st September 2018 (or as soon as possible thereafter).
The main objectives of the project are to:
- Discover the characteristics and career paths of UK CEOs from 1900 to 2016.
- Identify changes in the role of the CEO over time.
- Examine the effects that changes in legal and political institutions, economic environment and industrial organization have on CEO characteristics.
- Analyse the relationship between CEO characteristics and firm performance in the long run.
Candidates should hold or be about to obtain a PhD in a discipline with a strong methodological focus in Economic or Business History, or related Management fields.
Informal enquiries may be directed to Dr Michael Aldous, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
How to apply and further details can be found here.