ETH Zurich is one of the world's leading universities specializing in science and technology. It is renowned for its excellent education, its cutting-edge fundamental research and its efforts to put new knowledge and innovations directly into practice. The Chair of Strategic Management and Innovation (SMI) shares a common vision of contributing to the highest level academic research, directing our work to topics such as knowledge management, collaborative innovation, leadership, information systems, organization and management theory, and competitive strategy.
PhD Position in Management and Organizations (100%)
For this position, we are looking for a curious, learning oriented, and self-directed candidate with a strong interest in contemporary issues in management & organizations and high ambitions for an academic career. Ideal candidates should have a good understanding of social science and management research, solid training in research methods, and relevant research experience. We offer an inspiring, supportive, and team-based research environment for integrating the candidate into the group's research agenda. The PhD candidate will be co-supervised by Prof. Georg von Krogh and a team of senior researchers at SMI ( The duration of this position is three to four years, the gross salary will be in accordance with the regulations of ETH Zurich.
Applicants must have a MSc, MA, or MPhil degree (MBAs are not eligible) in business administration or related fields such as economics, psychology, sociology, statistics, information system, or computer science, and excellent written as well as spoken English.
We look forward to receiving your online application including the following documents: a cover letter motivating your interest in the position, Curriculum Vitae (1-2 pages), university diplomas and transcripts, master thesis and other research papers, and at least one reference person with contact details whom we may contact. Please note that we exclusively accept applications submitted through our online application portal until February 1, 2019. Applications after that date or via email or postal services will not be considered.

For further information
about the Chair of Strategic Management and Innovation please visit our website: Questions regarding the position should be directed to Ms Hilde Brune by email (no applications).