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PhD position in Organization Studies, University of Neuchatel, Switzerland

  • 1.  PhD position in Organization Studies, University of Neuchatel, Switzerland

    Posted 05-22-2023 10:15

    We offer a 70% paid PhD position in organization studies at the University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland, starting October 1st, 2023. The position is a four-year position. The PhD student will join Prof. Claudia Jonczyk and her team working on the topics of networks and social capital, strategic change, gender in management etc.


    • Contribute to research and other scholarly activities of the Chair
    • Work on your dissertation using qualitative or quantitative methods
    • Assist in (strategic) management lectures and contribute to the related tasks (course material creation, exam prep, student support, etc.)


    • Master's degree in management, psychology, economics, or statistics
    • Excellent grades
    • Evidence of an analytical mind and solid quantitative and/or qualitative skills
    • Ability to work both as part of a team and independently
    • Ability to work in a multicultural environment
    • Excellent command of English (oral and written)
    • Good command of French or willingness to learn French
    • Passion for research and teaching
    • Interest in network studies, social capital, strategic change, international management and/or gender aspects of management

    About us

    The University of Neuchâtel has ~4'500 students who benefit from top-level academic trainings with excellent support. It is one of the most international universities in Switzerland, with about 100 nationalities present and a quarter of students coming from abroad. Ideally located midway between Geneva and Zürich, in the heart of Europe, it is a perfect place to study or undertake high-level research in an idyllic setting between lake and mountains.

    We offer excellent conditions: Gross annual salary, 1st year employed at 100%: CHF 70'865 (~EUR 72'200), contract of 1-year renewable (max 4 years), excellent working environment (university, infrastructure, city, sports and cultural offering).

    How to apply

    The application files, containing a statement of interest, a CV, copies of diplomas with grade transcripts, a representative scientific work such as a master's thesis or a research proposal for the PhD thesis, and GMAT or GRE scores if available, should be sent by email (subject: PhD OS/SM) to sara.wenger@unine.ch and to the supervisor claudia.jonczyk@unine.ch. Please also mention in your e-mail how you learnt about this position.

    Applications will be processed on a continuous basis with a deadline on June 15, 2023.


    Claudia Jonczyk
    University of Neuchatel

    Claudia Jonczyk
    University of Neuchâtel
    +41 32 718 1470