Department of Business Administration

Lund University School of Economics and Management

Vacant PhD positions

Two PhD candidates in Research Policy

We are looking for two PhD candidates in Research Policy within Making Universities Matter (MUM) – a knowledge platform funded by the Swedish Innovation Agency, VINNOVA. The MUM platform is a collaboration between scholars at KTH Royal Institute of Technology and Lund University.

One of the PhD candidates is expected to focus on the response of universities to calls to engage with societal challenges, such as those formulated in the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Information and application

The other PhD candidate is expected to conduct independent research on a topic within the general theme outlined above and to collaborate with other researchers in the platform.
Information and application

First day of employment: 1st December 2020
Application deadline: 30th September 2020

Being a PhD student

If appointed to any of the above positions, you will be admitted to the PhD programme in Research Policy, a four-year programme for a doctoral degree. The doctoral degree consists of two parts, courses (60 ECTS credits) and a thesis (180 ECTS credits). As a PhD student you will mainly be working with your research project, but you can also be given more general tasks at the department, e.g. teaching, research or administrative work, in accordance with the regulations. Rules for employment as a PhD student are stated in The Higher Education Ordnance (SFS 1998:80), Chapter 5.


PhD candidate, position 1

Eugenia Perez Vico

Mats Benner

PhD candidate, position 2

Pauline Mattsson

Mats Benner