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PhD Vacancy in SU, Sweden – Business Administration, with focus on Management and Organization

Stockholm University (SU), Sweden

PhD student in Business Administration, with focus on Management and Organization is available at the Stockholm Business School, Faculty of Social Sciences – SU, Sweden 2022

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General Info

Position: PhD
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field:
Joining Date: Sept 01, 2022
Contract Period: -
Salary: According to Standard Norms

Stockholm Business School
Faculty of Social Sciences
Stockholm University (SU)
Stockholm, Sweden

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Qualification Details

In order to meet the general entry requirements, the applicant must fulfil at least one of the following criteria:

  1. completed a second-cycle degree,
  2. completed courses equivalent to at least 240 higher education credits, of which 60 credits must be in the second cycle,
  3. have otherwise acquired equivalent knowledge in Sweden or elsewhere.

In order to meet the specific entry requirements, the applicant must have completed at least 90 credits in business administration or equivalent, including independent work of at least 15 credits

The qualification requirements must be met by the deadline for applications.

SelectionThe selection among the eligible candidates will be based on their capacity to benefit from the doctoral education. The following criteria are considered: the candidates’ documented knowledge in a relevant field of research, written and oral proficiency in English, the capacity for analytical, creative, and critical thinking, the ability to collaborate, and independence. The assessment of candidates focuses on previous experience and grades, the quality of the degree project, references, relevant experience, and the candidate’s written motivation for applying for the position. Short-listed candidates will be invited for interviews.

Admission Regulations for Doctoral Studies at Stockholm University are available at: and regulations.

Responsibilities/Job Description

According to the lab interest

How to Apply?

Online Application through "Apply Now" Button from this page

Reference Number: SU FV-4319-21
(If any, use it in the necessary place)

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Documents Required

Apply for the PhD student position at Stockholm University's recruitment system. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application is complete in accordance with the instructions in the advertisement, and that it is submitted before the deadline.

Please include the following information with your application:

  • Your contact details and personal data,
  • Your highest degree,
  • Your language skills,
  • Contact details for 2–3 references,

and, in addition, please include the following documents:

  • Cover letter,
  • CV – degrees and other completed courses, work experience and a list of degree projects/theses,
  • Research proposal (up to 5 pages) describing:– a potential aim within the subject area stated above– why the aim is interesting and how it relates to the current literature– any thoughts about methodology
  • Degree certificates and grades confirming that you meet the general and specific entry requirements (no more than 6 files),
  • Letters of recommendation (no more than 3 files),
  • Degree projects/theses (no more than 3 files).

The instructions for applicants are available at: How to apply for a position.

About the Employer: Stockholm University (SU)

Note or Other details

Only a person who will be or has already been admitted to a third-cycle programme may be appointed to a doctoral studentship.

The term of the initial contract may not exceed one year. The employment may be extended for a maximum of two years at a time. However, the total period of employment may not exceed the equivalent of four years of full-time study.

Doctoral students should primarily devote themselves to their own education and research, but may engage in other tasks related to teaching, research, and administration corresponding to a maximum of 20 % of a full-time position.

Please note that admission decisions cannot be appealed.

Stockholm University strives to be a workplace free from discrimination and with equal opportunities for all.

Union representativesIngrid Lander (Saco-S), telephone: +46 708 16 26 64,, Alejandra Pizarro Carrasco (Fackförbundet ST/Lärarförbundet), telephone: +46 8 16 34 89, (SEKO), and PhD student representative,

More information is available at the PhD programme website:

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Contact details

For more information about the management section, please contact Professor Tommy Jensen, telephone: +46 8 16 26 11,

If you have questions about the programme, contact Professor Björn Hagströmer (Director of Research Studies), telephone: +46 8 16 30 30,


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