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~~~One PhD Position in SNA within the field of Organization and 
Management~~~

The Institute of Management of the University of Lugano, Switzerland, 
invites applications for one PHD position starting in September 2014 or 
earlier. 



---PhD position---

The PhD project will take an SNA perspective and focus on the dynamic 
analysis of intra-organizational networks. Within this broad focus, the 
candidate will be expected to develop an original PhD project in concert 
with his/her advisor. 



The PhD position is full time and it comes with a yearly salary of 40.000 
Swiss Francs, raising to 45.000 over the duration of the PhD.



---Candidate’s profile---

Candidates should have completed, or be about to complete, a Master's 
degree in Social Psychology, Psychology, Sociology, Management, or a 
related field. They should be hardworking, self-driven, analytical individuals 
with a genuine passion for research. They should be interested in pursuing 
an international academic career.



---PhD program---

The PhD program in Organization and Management of the University of 
Lugano is a structured doctoral program of the duration of 4 to 5 years. 
The PhD faculty involves both internal faculty members and leading 
scholars from American and European Schools. More information about the 
PhD program is available here: 
http://www.eco.usi.ch/en/for_you/container_prospective_students/containe
r_education_phd/phd-management.htm



---Institute of Management---

The PhD position is hosted within the Institute of Management (IMA) of the 
University of Lugano. IMA is a research-oriented group focused on the 
study of organizations. Researchers at IMA strive to publish high-quality 
research in top-tier journals in management, or in the social sciences more 
broadly. SNA constitutes a core competence at IMA, and IMA researchers 
are actively involved in the development and application of advanced 
methods for the analysis of network dynamics. More information about IMA 
is available here: http://search.usi.ch/unita-organizzative/54/Institute-of-
Management/pubblicazioni



---Application package---

Applications should include:

1. Up-to-date CV;

2. Grade transcripts of Bachelor and Master studies;

3. A brief letter of motivation; 

4. A letter of recommendation;

5. While not compulsory, a GMAT or GRE certificate is a plus.



Applications and inquiries should be directed to: [log in to unmask]



---Deadline---

Applications should be submitted before February 1st, 2014. Qualified 
applicants will be contacted starting February 15, 2014. However, due to 
the possible large number of applications received, only those applicants 
whose profiles are likely to fit the position will be notified for further 
questions and eventual interviews.

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