Doctoral Researcher and PhD-student positions in Business Administration

Doctoral Researcher and PhD-student positions in Business Administration at Stockholm University School of Business. Reference number SU 617-0454-10. Deadline for applications: April 30, 2010.

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, incl. 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:


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 tt@fek.su.se

Trade union 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 do@sus.su.se

Applications labelled with reference number SU 617-0454-10
are accepted after April 1, 2010, and should arrive
no later than April 30, 2010, by regular post to:

Stockholm University


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