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The School of Business and Economics is responsible for the subjects Business Administration and Economics at Linnaeus University. In these subjects, the business school offers education at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Education at the undergraduate level is mainly conducted within the school´s program portfolio, which contains program in marketing, tourism, entrepreneurship, international business, economics, retail, logistics, HRM, management etc.
See job descriptions below for details regarding the doctoral student positions in economics and business administration, respectively.
Subject area: Economics or business administration.
Placement city: See job descriptions.
Number of positions: 2 in economics and 1 in business administration.
Start of appointment: 2018-08-15 unless agreed upon otherwise. The recruitment process will be finished in June 2018 the latest.
Job description economics
The two PhD positions in economics and the thesis work will be conducted in close connection with the Linnaeus University Centre for Discrimination and Integration Studies (https://lnu.se/forskning/sok-forskning/linnaeus-university-centre-for-di…) which is part of a long-run effort of Linnaeus University to promote exceptionally successful research environments. The centre is committed to excellence in research and the production of research with high national and international exposure. The centre has been quality-approved by special referee groups consisting of international experts in our field of research. Our researchers are active within the fields of Labor Economics, Discrimination, International Migration and Public Economics. Affiliated to the centre are not only economists, but also psychologists and political scientists.
The PhD program in economics follows a standard well-established structure that is common in Europe and North America. The program consists of 4 years of full time study where at least one year is entirely devoted to course work. The course curriculum includes courses in mathematics, microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics and is offered in collaboration with a number of other universities in Sweden. The department covers all travel costs for students who participate in PhD courses at other universities. There is also the possibility to spend one or two semesters at a university abroad. We offer supervision of high international standard within our areas of expertise and a stimulating and intellectual work environment. The PhD education prepares our graduates for work within academia, qualified work within government organizations, as well as within the private sector. The department also helps prepare students who wish to participate in the international job market for PhD graduates in economics. City of placement is Växjö.
At least 80 % of the employment will be carried out in the form of independent work at the PhD level in accordance with a general and an individual study plan. It is expected that the PhD education should lead to a PhD degree or a ”Licentiate” degree. At most 20 % of the position is devoted to teaching and administration.
Job description business administration
The PhD student in Business Administration is funded by scholarship with focus on family business in Småland. The position, funded by Henry and Silvia Tofts Foundation, comprises four years full-time studies and is located at Linnaeus University campus Växjö. The PhD student will be included in the knowledge platform «Entrepreneurship and Social Change», where entrepreneurship in rural areas, social entrepreneurship, and gender and ethnic issues belong to current focus areas.
The closing date is 30 April 2018.
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