PhD Positions in Business Administration, Stockholm University, Sweden

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Doctoral Researcher and PhD student positions in Business Administration
Reference number SU 617-0454-10.

Stockholm University School of Business welcomes applications to the Doctoral Programme in Business Administration and for full-time positions as Doctoral Researcher in Accounting, Finance, Management and Marketing beginning September 1, 2010.

Admission requirements:
Applicants must either have completed a master`s degree, or completed at least 240 ECTS (incl. at least 60 ECTS at master`s level), or acquired the equivalent knowledge through academic studies in Sweden or abroad. Applicants must also have completed at least 90 ECTS in business administration, including a master`s dissertation of at least 15 ECTS.

Selection criteria:
Selection is made on the basis of
(i) documented knowledge in a relevant subject area,
(ii) English language skills (written and spoken), and
(iii) analytical, critical and creative thinking skills. We pay particular attention to the quality of your research proposal, your academic merits, and your academic references. Short-listed candidates are called to an interview.

Your application should include the following documents:

  1. a completed application form (pdf), please find link below,
  2. a letter of intent,
  3. copies of degree certificates, grades and reference letters,
  4. your CV,
  5. your research proposal (approx. 2,000 words),
  6. a sample of your previous academic work (preferably your master`s dissertation; alternatively, a long essay completed within the remit of your master`s degree) and
  7. two academic reference letters (these should be sent directly to the Registrar`s Office).

Application form for English speaking applicants, click here.

Please note that electronic applications are not accepted. All documents should be sent by regular post.

Terms of employment
The Doctoral Programme and employment as Doctoral Researcher comprises of 48 months full-time, beginning September 1, 2010.

For further information contact Director of Graduate Studies, Dr Torkild Thanem, e-mail Trade uni0n representatives are Bo Ekengren (SACO), Lisbeth Häggberg (Fackförbundet ST), telephone +46-(0)8-16 2000 (switch board), and Gunnar Stenberg (SEKO), telephone +46-(0)70-316 43 41, and PhD student representative, e-mail

Applications labelled with reference number SU 617-0454-10 are accepted after April 1, 2010, and should arriveno later than April 30, 2010, by regular post to:

Stockholm University

Deadline for applications: April 30, 2010.

Official website.


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