Junior researcher in consumer behaviour

LUT University

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2 Dec 2023
Job Information

Organisation/Company
LUT University
Research Field
Economics » Consumer economics
Economics » Marketing
Economics » Other
Researcher Profile
First Stage Researcher (R1)
Country
Finland
Application Deadline
12 Jan 2024 – 21:59 (UTC)
Type of Contract
Temporary
Job Status
Full-time
Hours Per Week
38
Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?
Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?
No

Offer Description

LUT Business School is looking for a junior researcher (doctoral student) in consumer behaviour to strengthen its International Marketing Team. We are looking for a curious mind who is interested in sustainable consumption. 

You will be jointly supervised by Academy of Finland Postdoctoral Researcher Jenni Sipilä (LUT University, LUT Business School) and Assistant Professor Aylin Cakanlar (Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden). You will be expected to spend time at the Stockholm School of Economics during the doctoral studies.

You must have a university master’s degree (M.Sc. or equivalent) in a relevant field (e.g., marketing) and the ability and motivation to complete the doctoral studies within their normative duration (i.e., four years). Written and spoken proficiency in English is required.

You should

  • be interested in writing a dissertation on research areas such as:
    • sustainable consumer behaviour
    • consumption in the circular economy
  • have basic knowledge of marketing as well as quantitative research methods
  • be ready to spend 3–6 months at the Stockholm School of Economics during the doctoral studies

Job description 

  • completion of the doctoral degree within four years
  • participation in research projects
  • assisting in teaching

We offer

  • an opportunity to launch a successful academic career and to become an expert in sustainable consumption
  • a four-year (1+3 years) employment contract for completing the doctoral degree
    • An employment contract can be concluded only if the candidate obtains the right to pursue postgraduate studies at LUT University
    • The contract will be made initially for one year and can be extended by three years provided that the studies and research have progressed successfully
  • encouraging and supportive supervision by and research collaboration with Academy of Finland Postdoctoral Researcher Jenni Sipilä (LUT University, LUT Business School) and Assistant Professor Aylin Cakanlar (Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden).

The work will start in April–May 2024 (negotiable) with a six-month trial period. The job is based in Lappeenranta, Finland. The typical gross annual starting salary for a junior researcher is approximately 31 900 euros (plus a holiday bonus in accordance with the collective agreement).

How to apply

Please submit all the application materials in English:

  • Your curriculum vitae
  • A copy of your degree certificate; if the original documents are not in English, Finnish, or Swedish, each document must be accompanied by an official certified translation into English or Finnish
  • A motivation letter: an account of your merits and activities of significance to the vacancy (max. 2 pages)
  • A research plan (3–5 pages) on the subject area presenting your dissertation research plan, a review of relevant literature, and possible research methods and data
  • The deadline for applications is 12 January 2024 at midnight, Finnish local time (UTC +2h). Please submit your application together with the required attachments through the university’s online application system.

    For more information, please contact Academy of Finland Postdoctoral Researcher Jenni Sipilä ([email protected] ). 

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    Requirements

    Research Field
    Economics
    Years of Research Experience
    1 – 4

    Research Field
    Economics
    Years of Research Experience
    1 – 4

    Research Field
    Economics
    Years of Research Experience
    1 – 4

    Additional Information

    Website for additional job details
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    Work Location(s)

    Number of offers available
    1
    Company/Institute
    LUT University
    Country
    Finland
    City
    Lappeenranta
    Postal Code
    53100
    Street
    Yliopistonkatu 34

    Where to apply

    Website
    https://academicpositions.com/ad/lut-university/2023/junior-researcher-in-consu…

    Contact

    City
    Lappeenranta
    Website
    https://www.lut.fi/en
    Postal Code
    53100

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