Friday, October 3, 2008

Sweden PhD Jobs in Accounting, Finance and Marketing - University of Stockholm

Stockholm University School of Business is seeking applications for full-time PhD positions beginning January 2009 in Accounting, Finance and Marketing. Deadline 15th of October 2008. Reference No 617-2438-08

Qualification Requirements

To qualify for the positions applicants should have a solid educational background in accounting, finance or marketing. They are also expected to hold at least a Bachelor’s degree in the relevant areas. This should include an independent research project, such as a thesis.

Selection criteria

Selection is made on the basis of 1) the applicants’ documented knowledge in the relevant subjects, linguistic skills in English (both spoken and written), and analytical, critical, thinking ability and creativity; 2) a letter of intent outlining applicant’s planned research topic; 3) a personal interview; and finally, 4) two academic references.

To be included in the application are a short presentation of yourself, the reasons why you think you are suitable for the position, curriculum vitae, and copies of all certificates and the independent research project report (thesis) completed within the remit of the Bachelor’s or Master’s degree.

Application form:

Terms of employment

The research program comprises 48 full-time months, thus, these positions involve PhD-employment during this period only.

For further information contact: Director of Doctoral Studies, Torkild Thanem, Telephone: +46 8 16 46 43, e-mail

Trade union representatives: Bo Ekengren, SACO, Lisbeth Häggberg, Fackförbundet ST tel. +46 8 16 20 00 switch board, and Gunnar Stenberg, SEKO, tel. +46 70 316 43 41.

Relevant websites for further information

Stockholm University:
School of Business:

Applications labelled with Reference No 617-2438-08 should be sent no later than 15 October 2008 to:

Stockholm University
SE-106 91 Stockholm

or by fax +46 8 16 38 66 or e-mail: registrator[at]