Post-Doc in Corporate Finance/Financial Accounting

Call for applicants:
Post-Doc in Corporate Finance/Financial Accounting
As a faculty within the University of Gothenburg with its close to 50 000 students and more than 6 000 employees, the School of Business, Economics and Law provides a stimulating research environment and is located in the heart of Gothenburg, a city rated highly for its living quality.
The School of Business, Economics and Law at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, is hereby inviting one post-doc in corporate finance/financial accounting with an estimated start during 2020. This post-doc will be financed by a scholarship provided by the Department of Business Administration, in the sections Industrial and Financial Management and Accounting. The duration of the post-doc is three years (full-time). Our school offers an excellent research environment, and together with the Centre for Finance (CFF) roughly 30 researchers are active in the fields of Corporate Finance/Financial Accounting.
Applicants should hold a recent, or be close to finishing, a PhD 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 PhD and should therefore be stated in the application. Research potential is our key selection criterion for the advertised position. The successful candidate will be expected to carry out research suitable for publication in leading or highly ranked journals within the candidate’s fields. Ability to cooperate and personal suitability are also important criteria.
Financial and practical information
The post-doc will be financed by an individual scholarship, which has been awarded to the School by the Browaldh foundation, intended to finance a suitable applicant chosen by the School for three years. You will not be employed by the University since the scholarship is awarded individually, however you will be located at the School of Business, Economics and Law at the University of Gothenburg and be a member of a research team. The scholarship is intended to cover the equivalent of salary, insurance and expenses.
Work assignments
This position mainly consists of research within the area of Corporate Finance/Financial Accounting. The School will require involvement in a limited amount of teaching and supervision, the terms of which will be agreed upon separately. The successful candidate will be expected to start the post-doc in 2020.
Application procedure
Applications should be submitted to Associate Professor Stefan Sjögren, Deputy Head of Department, via e-mail:, no later than 1 February 2020.
The application should include a detailed CV with a list of publications/working papers, a short (maximum 1 page) description of future research plans, and one example of research in the form of a publication or a working paper, and the names and addresses of two references. Additional material might be requested should you proceed in the process.
Contact information
More information can be obtained by contacting:
Stefan Sjögren, Associate Professor
Conny Overland, Senior Lecturer
Hanna Strandner Rice, HR-officer
Additional information
For more information, please visit the following websites:
 The University of Gothenburg:
 The School of Business, Economics and Law:
 The Industrial and Financial Management & Logistics Section:
 The Centre for Finance:
Application Deadline:
Friday, Jan 31, 2020
University of Gothenburg
School of Business, Economics and Law
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