Lund University, Department of Business Administration

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has 40 000 students and 7 400 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 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 economic history, business administration, business law, informatics, economics, statistics and research policy.

As a teacher and researcher at the Department of Business Administration you are co-creating a leading academic environment for research and education on the management of business and government. For half a decade, the department has progressed and is, currently, one of the largest in the country. Our researchers, teachers and students jointly share and develop knowledge on a daily basis within the subject areas Accounting, Finance, Organisation, Marketing, Strategy, Entrepreneurship and Research Policy. 

Job assignments

The holder of the position should be competent and experienced in at least one of the fields of business studies, accounting, entrepreneurship, finance, marketing, organization, or strategy. Scholarly proficiency is the main requirement for employment. The position involves a limited amount of teaching (the equivalent of one course a year and some supervision of Bachelor and Master’s Theses).


To be qualified for employment as post doc, an individual shall have a PhD awarded no more than three years ago (unless the applicant has been on parental leave or leave due to illness).

For appointment, the candidate must have demonstrated a high degree of research expertise and also shown teaching skills. The application must include a research plan where the applicant presents his/her own ideas for research to be conducted.

In addition to the above, the following set of criteria will be applied in the assessment of candidates:

  • Extensive international experience, including experience of work and study at a non-Swedish institution of higher education;
  • Relevance and viability of the research plan;
  • Other results and distinctions which attest to the applicant’s ability to do research;
  • Ability to engage and inform society at large about research;
  • Work-related experience of the research field. The evaluation will take the experience, knowledge and other personal qualities into consideration. The applicants’ ability to use their skills and experience to strengthen and supplement existing research and teaching activities within the School of Economics and Management will also be considered.

Appointment procedure

Please send in your application by clicking on the ”log in and apply” button in the upper right-hand column of the vacancy notice. Applications should be written in English and must include:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Research plan
  • Publications including publication list
  • Certificates, references, etc.


Salary is determined on an individual basis, within certain guidelines for this type of position. Please state requested salary in your application.

Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
First day of employment by agreement
Salary monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100
City Lund
County Skåne län
Country Sweden
Reference number PA2018/424
  • Thomas Kalling, Head of department, 046-222 46 38,
Union representative
  • OFR/ST:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, 046-222 93 62
  • SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds universitet, 046-222 93 64
  • SEKO: Seko Civil, 046-222 93 66
Published 05.Feb.2018
Last application date 09.Mar.2018 11:59 PM CET

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