HEC Lausanne, Department of Strategy
The Department of Strategy at HEC Lausanne solicits applications for a PhD position in Strategic Management and Innovation.
Starting date: August 1, 2019, or by agreement.
Contract duration: The initial contract is 1 year. The contract can be renewed for 2 x 2 years. The maximum funding period is 5 years.
Location: University of Lausanne, Faculty for Business and Economics, Internef Building. The research activities will be carried out in Lausanne, Switzerland, where the candidate should take residence.
Type of position: This is a fully funded position (100 percent).
Salary: 65’000 CHF (first year) – 75’800 CHF (fifth year)
Supervisor: Professor Annamaria Conti
Required Profile for the PhD position:
The Research Team
Examples of papers by Annamaria Conti in subjects related to Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Economics of Science can be found at:
The Department of Strategy
The Department of Strategy, Globalization and Society of the Faculty for Business and Economics at the University of Lausanne provides a stimulating, interdisciplinary research environment. We value the diversity of the expertise of the members of the department as well as the diversity of the departments at the Faculty of Business and Economics. We have a collegial atmosphere that makes it easy for us to carry out our research. Among others, we conduct research on the innovation strategies that firms, and particularly startups, pursue to improve performance outcomes, the actions taken by governments to foster innovation, and the role of universities in promoting education as well as innovation. Members of the Department have published in leading international outlets such as the Management Science, Strategic Management Journal, Research Policy, Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, and Organization Science.
Located at Lake Geneva and surrounded by the Jura Mountains and the French Alps, Lausanne is a beautiful and cosmopolitan spot to live and work.
Information on HEC Lausanne is available at: http://www.hec.unil.ch/hec/home?set_language=en&cl=en
Information on the Department of Strategy is available at: http://www.hec.unil.ch/sgs/home
Information on the doctoral program in Management is available at: https://www.unil.ch/hec-phd/home.html
Seeking to promote an equitable representation of men and women among its staff, the University of Lausanne encourages applications from women.
Application deadline and contacts:
Please submit applications by February 20, 2019. Inquiries about the position should be sent to Prof. Annamaria Conti (firstname.lastname@example.org).