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Postdoctoral Fellowship at University of Gothenburg, Sweden

Postdoctoral Fellowship at University of Gothenburg in Sweden

Fully Funded
Country: Sweden
City: Gothenburg
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The School of Business, Economics, and Law at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden invites candidates to apply for the postdoctoral fellowship in corporate finance/financial accounting. The overall duration of the post-doc is three years where the candidate has to engage full-time. The fellow will have an opportunity for an excellent research environment, and together with the Centre for Finance, roughly 30 researchers are active in the fields of Corporate Finance/Financial Accounting.

Funding/Financial Aid

The fellow will join the School of Business, Economics, and Law at the University of Gothenburg and be a member of a research team. Moreover, this is a fully-funded position as the successful candidate will receive the funding from the institution for three years. However, the fellowship does not award candidate with a salary but is equivalent to salary and insurances.


  • Applicants should hold a recent, or be close to finishing, a Ph.D. in corporate finance, financial economics, accounting, managerial economics, or a related area.
  • The degree will be considered recent if it has been passed within the last three years, however parental leave and other circumstances will be taken into account when assessing the eligibility of the Ph.D. and should, therefore, be stated in the application.
  • Capacity to carry out research suitable for publication in leading or highly ranked journals within the candidate’s fields.
  • Similarly, the ability to cooperate and personal suitability are also important criteria.


This postdoctoral fellowship position mainly consists of research within the area of Corporate Finance/Financial Accounting at the University of Gothenburg. IN addition to that, the position holder might also need to contribute to a few hours of teaching and supervision, the terms of which will be agreed upon separately. The expected appointment date is 2020.


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The University of Gothenburg, a university in Sweden’s second-largest city, Gothenburg is the third-oldest of the current Swedish universities and with 37,000 students and 6000 staff members. In addition to that, it is one of the largest universities in the Nordic countries. Altogether, the University of Gothenburg has eight faculties and 38 departments which makes one of the most wide-ranging and versatile universities in Sweden. It offers courses and training in the Creative Arts, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, Humanities, Education, Information Technology, Business, Economics and Law, and Health Sciences.


Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline01 February,2020
Open toAll
OrganizerUniversity of
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