01/07/2021

Postdoc fellowship in Entrepreneurship

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Linnaeus University
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    EconomicsOther
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    31/12/2021 00:00 - Europe/Athens
  • LOCATION
    Sweden › Kalmar
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    613--1-6112

OFFER DESCRIPTION

Welcome to Linnaeus University! We meet the societal challenges of today and tomorrow in a spirit of openness, curiosity and creativity. By creating arenas for exchange of knowledge from different subjects, fields and cultures, we open up for new ideas and create new opportunities for long-term sustainable societal development. Linnaeus University – where people grow.

The School of Business and Economics, one of Linnaeus University's five faculties, offers several business administration and economics programs at both bachelor's, master's and PhD level. We offer programs, as well as single-subject course, within a number of different fields like management control, leadership, entrepreneurship and tourism. The school has a campus in both Kalmar and Växjö, and is web-based.

 

Entrepreneurship has a long legacy at Linnaeus University, and has continued to be an important part of research, teaching and external collaboration. The knowledge platform “Entrepreneurship and social change” at the School of Business and Economics (lnu.se/ent) is characterized by a broad view of entrepreneurship. New idéas and creativity implemented in all societal sectors and organizations are included. Our focus is entrepreneruship for sustainability (social, ecologic, economic) both in the Global North and the Global South.

 

Field of subject for the position: Entrepreneurship

Placement: Växjö or Kalmar

Extent: The position is for two years, 100%

Starting date: According to agreements

 

Field of studies for the position

Research to be conducted within this post-doc fellowship will focus on Social and Sustainable Entrepreneneuring and the relationship between the Global North and Global South in entrepreneurial processes and practices.

 

Context of position

The job consist mainly of research within the subject of Business Administration and the knowledge platform “Entrepreneurship and Social Change”, within the research project specified above. You are also expected to take an active part in the department's work both internally and externally. Developing our research and education collaboration with the University of Dar es Salaam in Tanzania (which whom we currently have a Linnaeus-Palme grant) will also be part of the job.

The position consists of 80% research and 20 % of teaching and/or administrative duties. In addition, there are funds available for expenses.

 

Qualification requirements

Qualified for appointment is the one who holds a Swedish Doctor’s Degree, or a foreign degree equivalent to a PhD, and has completed her/his degree no more than three years before the application deadline.

 

Applicants must not have previously been employed as a postdoctoral fellow for more than a year in the same or related subject area. To be eligible for this position, language skills are required. The applicant needs to prove that her/his English is fluent in both spoken and written forms. Swedish is an advantage, as is additional languages and experiences of other countries and cultures.

 

Further information

Head of department, Åsa Lindström, asa.lindstrom@lnu.se 0480-497118

Professor, Malin Tillmar, malin.tillmar@lnu.se 0470-708132

HR-Partner, Kristofer Stahl, kristofer.stahl@lnu.se 0703-878036

 

Application

The application (in english) should contain a CV, documentation of grades and courses in the PhD program, the names of two academic references, a brief description of past and current research projects, a personal letter and any other documentation that the applicant would like to present. The deadline for the application is 2021-12-31.

More Information

Required Research Experiences

  • RESEARCH FIELD
    EconomicsOther
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    1 - 4

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Economics: PhD or equivalent
  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    SWEDISH: Excellent
    ENGLISH: Excellent
Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Linnaeus University
Sweden
Kalmar
35106
Box 451

EURAXESS offer ID: 659286
Posting organisation offer ID: 613--1-6112

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