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Postdoc in Business Administration: Strategy and Sustainable Mobility

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Stiftelsen för främjande av ekonomisk forskning vid Lunds Universitet advertises a two-year postdoc stipend at the Department of Business Administration, Lund University School of Economics and Management, with a focus on Strategy and Sustainable Mobility.

The applicant will be placed at Sparbanken Skåne’s Center for Sustainable Enterprising (SSCEN), at the Department of Business Administration, Lund University School of Economics and Management.

Topically the studies belong in the intersection of strategic management and research on mobility and regional and urban development, with the aim to increase the understanding of the factors enabling ecologically, financially and socially sustainable mobility in urban and adjacent regional environments. This research setting is broad and allows for different research questions. We focus in particular on questions connected to ecosystem development, stakeholder management, innovation, strategy change, and business model development among private and public actors within mobility and societal development.

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has 44,000 students and more than 8,000 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. We are united in our efforts to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition.

Lund University School of Economics and Management (LUSEM) is one of eight faculties within Lund University. More than 4,000 students and 450 researchers, teachers and other staff are engaged here in training and research in business administration, business law, economics, economic history, informatics, and statistics. LUSEM is accredited by the three largest and most influential accreditation institutes for business schools: EQUIS, AMBA and AACSB. Only just over 100 business schools in the world have achieved this prestigious Triple Crown accreditation.

SSCEN is a centre for sustainable enterprises and sustainable development. To develop new knowledge and address the challenges the research is broad, interdisciplinary, and aimed at finding solutions. It is shaped and undertaken in close collaboration with businesses, the public sector, and other actors.


Requirements for the position

  • A doctoral degree, or a foreign degree deemed equivalent to a doctoral degree, in Business Administration or another subject relevant for the research area and completed no more than three years before the application deadline. If there are special reasons, the doctoral degree may have been obtained earlier.

Meritorious for the position

  • Extensive international experience, including studies and work at a non-Swedish university or university college
  • Relevance and feasibility of the research plan
  • Other achievements and awards demonstrating the applicant’s scientific excellence
  • Ability to interact with the surrounding society
  • Work experience in the field of research

The assessment will take into account your experience, knowledge and personal qualifications. Your ability to use your qualifications and experience to strengthen and complement the existing research and teaching activities at the School of Economics and Management will also be considered.


The stipend amounts to SEK 360,000 per year for two years (with possible extension by one year) and covers the cost of living. In addition, the stipend-holder receives SEK 40,000 per year to cover insurance costs and pension savings.


The application is to be written in English and contain the following:

  • A completed application form, click the ‘Apply’ button.
  • CV
  • Transcripts of study records, diplomas, references, etc.
  • A short research plan (maximum 3 pages, excl. references)
  • Publications including the PhD thesis (maximum 5 publications)

All submitted documents must be attested as to their authenticity.

The application should be written and submitted to:

Stiftelsen för främjande av ekonomisk forskning vid Lunds Universitet
c/o Sydsvenska Industri- och Handelskammaren
Skeppsbron 2
SE-211 20 Malmö

Applications should be received no later than 2023-08-01.

We welcome applicants with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We regard gender equality and diversity as strengths and assets. 


For further information about the stipend, please contact Professor Thomas Kalling: +46(0)46-222 46 38 or [email protected]

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