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Graduate PhD Assistant

University of Lausanne - Marketing Department of the Faculty of Business and Economics

Qualification Type: PhD
Location: Lausanne - Switzerland
Funding for: UK Students, EU Students, International Students
Funding amount: CHF65,000 to CHF75,800
£52,890.50 to £61,678.46 converted salary* per annum
Hours: Full Time
Placed On: 19th September 2019
Closes: 31st October 2019


The University of Lausanne is a teaching and research institution composed of seven faculties where approximately 15,000 students and nearly 5,000 collaborators, professors, and researchers work and study. Ideally situated along Lake Geneva, close to Lausanne's city center, its campus brings together over 120 nationalities.

Job affiliation

Marketing Department of the Faculty of Business and Economics

PhD under the supervision of Professor Sandor Czellar

Job information

Expected start date: February 1, 2020 or a mutually agreed date

Contract length: 1 year, renewable 2 x 2 years. The maximum duration is 5 years

Activity rate: 100%


65000-75800 Swiss francs per annum

Your responsibilities

  • at least 50% of the assistant's time will be dedicated to the doctoral dissertation
  • maximum 50% of the assistant's time will be dedicated to providing teaching and research support to the supervisor

Your qualifications

MSc in in the field of Marketing, Psychology, Management or closely related disciplines

Interest in conducting a PhD thesis on consumer psychology, environmental issues and sustainable consumption

Full English proficiency

What the position offers you

A very beautiful working place in a multicultural, diversified and dynamic academic environment, as well as opportunities for professional training.

Contact for further information

Sandor Czellar, 

Your application

Deadline: October 31, 2019

Please prepare the following documents in Word or PDF:

  • Motivation letter
  • Research proposal for your PhD (max. 1500 words)
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Copy of diplomas and course grades
  • Electronic version of a research work (e. g., master thesis, term paper, conference paper)

Complete application materials should be uploaded online via the 'Apply' button above.

The University of Lausanne is committed to promoting gender equality and strongly encourages applications from female candidates.

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