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Three-year Postdoctoral Scholarship in Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

  • 1.  Three-year Postdoctoral Scholarship in Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

    Posted 08-05-2022 04:53

    Three-year Postdoctoral Scholarship in Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

    The successful candidate will be part of an international research group focussing on innovation and entrepreneurship or related fields. You will proactively engage in developing ambitious research projects, publish in top academic journals, and contribute to developing the research environment at the department.


    Our offer
    An opportunity to join a dynamic and international working environment. Members of the department have published in top-ranked academic journals such as the Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Annals, Organization Science and in practitioner journals such as Harvard Business Review and California Management Review. We will provide you with extensive access to qualitative data from a network of global start-ups and MNCs. The position is a fixed-term appointment for three years, with a possibility of extension upon successful evaluation. The starting date for the appointment can be set upon mutual agreement, but we would want you to begin by October 2022 or by agreement. The scholarship is ≈ USD 4500 per month (tax free) and there are additional funds for research related expenses. There is the possibility for an additional 20% teaching which will be paid extra.


    Your Profile
    You have completed (or are about to complete) a doctoral degree in innovation, entrepreneurship or a relevant field, have demonstrated outstanding research potential through excellent dissertation research, and enjoy working in diverse and interdisciplinary teams. Ideally, you are interested in areas such as start-up-corporate collaboration, entrepreneurial ecosystems and high-tech innovations.


    Your application (in English only) should include:

    Statement of motivation (max. three pages), CV with publication list, Contacts details of two referees, Job market paper (if available), and Copies of degree certificates and transcripts. Please submit your complete application as one single PDF file e-mail to BrowaldhVT22.usbe@umu.se

    Evaluation of candidates will start on September 1, 2022, looking forward seeing your application.

    We will continuously evaluate applications until we find a suitable candidate. If you have any questions, please contact, BrowaldhVT22.usbe@umu.se. The applicants can also meet with the research group at the Academy of Management conference 2022 in Seattle by booking an appointment by email. mailto:BrowaldhVT22.usbe@umu.se

    Post doc will be placed at Umeå School of Business, Economics and Statistics, Umeå University, Sweden.


    EURAXESS:  Three-year Postdoctoral Scholarship in Innovation and Entrepreneurship | EURAXESS (europa.eu)

    RESEARCH GROUP:  Entrepreneurial Ecosystems and New Venture Creation


    Sujith Nair

    Medhanie Gaim

    Tomas Blomquist


    Tomas Blomquist

    Professor in Business Administration

    Umeå University