Lunds universitet, Ekonomihögskolan, Företagsekonomiska institutionen

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top universities. The University has around 47 000 students and more than 8 800 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. We are united in our efforts to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition.

Lund University welcomes applicants with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We regard gender equality and diversity as a strength and an asset.

Lund University School of Economics and Management is one of eight faculties within Lund University. More than 4 000 students and 450 researchers, teachers and other staff are engaged here in training and research in economic history, business administration, business law, informatics, economics, statistics and research policy.

Lund University School of Economics and Management is accredited by the three largest and most influential accreditation institutes for business schools: EQUIS, AMBA and AACSB. Only just over 100 business schools in the world have achieved this prestigious Triple Crown accreditation.

The salaried position as a postdoctoral fellow is a two-year full-time employment at the Department of Business Administration, Lund University School of Economics and Management, Lund. We are seeking a highly motivated person with a strong research portfolio and an interest in launching a successful academic career in an inspiring research environment.


To be qualified for employment as a postdoctoral fellow, the candidate must have a PhD in marketing at the time of application. The PhD must have been awarded no more than three years ago (unless the applicant has been on parental leave or leave due to illness).

Work tasks

A postdoctoral position provides opportunities for developing research qualifications as well as some teaching qualifications. The postdoctoral fellow is expected to manage his or her own research project(s) but also actively participate and contribute to other related research projects in the field of digital marketing and retailing. The position involves teaching corresponding to approximately 20% of full time.


For appointment, the candidate must demonstrate a high degree of research expertise in digital marketing and retailing as well as in quantitative research methods. The applicant should also have documented experience of teaching in English at an institution of higher education of high international standing.

Assessment criteria

Applicants will be assessed on the basis of their possession of a PhD at the time of application and a well outlined research plan for a project in an area relevant to digital marketing.

The following additional criteria are also particularly desirable:

  • Expertise in digital marketing
  • Expertise in retailing
  • Expertise in quantitative methods
  • Extensive international experience
  • Practical work-related experience of the research field

Finally, the evaluation will take experience, knowledge and other personal qualities into consideration. The applicant’s ability to use their skills and experience to strengthen and supplement existing research and teaching activities within the School of Economics and Management will also be considered.

How to apply

Please send in your application by clicking on the ”log in and apply” button in the upper right-hand column of the vacancy notice. Applications should be written in English and must include:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • List of publications
  • Research plan, describing the project that the applicant wishes to pursue during the postdoc period (5 pages maximum)
  • Copy of PhD thesis and up to three other publications
  • Copy of PhD certificate and other relevant certificates
  • Two references with contact details
Type of employment Temporary position
Contract type Full time
First day of employment 1 September 2021 or according to agreement
Salary Månadslön
Number of positions 1
Full-time equivalent Fulltime, fixed term (100% for 2 years)
City Lund
County Skåne län
Country Sweden
Reference number PA2021/1723
  • Johan Anselmsson, Professor and Deputy Head of Dep,
Union representative
  • OFR/ST:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, 046-222 93 62
  • SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds universitet, 046-222 93 64
  • SEKO: Seko Civil, 046-222 93 66
Published 07.Jun.2021
Last application date 20.Jul.2021 11:59 PM CEST

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