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PhD position in Marketing

WorkplaceNeuchâtel, North Romandie, Switzerland
Occupation rate75%
Start1 September 2018

University background
The University of Neuchâtel is a university on a human scale, with about 4’500 students. Its small size ena-bles it to provide high-level training and to foster relationships between students and professors. It is one of the most international universities in Switzerland, with about 100 nationalities present and more than a fifth of the student body coming from abroad. Ideally located midway between Geneva and Zürich, in the heart of Europe, it is a perfect place to study or undertake high-level research in an idyllic setting between lake and mountains.


• Commit to achieve a PhD thesis in marketing / consumer behavior (topic: sustainable consumption / social marketing) under the supervision of Prof. Valéry Bezençon
• Contribute to research and other scholarly activities
• Assist in marketing lectures and contribute to the related tasks (exam prep, student support devel-opment, etc.)


• Master’s degree in marketing, management, psychology, economics, or possibly a quantitative field such as engineering or statistics
• Evidence of an analytical mind and solid quantitative skills
• Demonstrated independence and initiative
• Ability to work in a multicultural environment
• Excellent command of English (oral and written)
• Good command of French or willingness to acquire it quickly
• Passion for research and teaching
• Interest in consumer behavior, social marketing, and sustainable consumption

We offer

We offer excellent conditions
• Salary (Salary scale – in French): 2014 gross annual salary, 1st year employed at 75%: CHF 52’042 (~USD 57’225)
• 4 years contract
• Excellent working environment (university, infrastructure, city, sports offering)


Application procedure and deadline

The application files, containing a CV, a statement of interest, copies of diplomas with grade transcripts, a representative scientific work such as a master’s thesis or a research proposal for the PhD thesis, GMAT or GRE scores if available, and at least one letter of recommendation, should be sent by email (subject: PhD MKT) to sara.wengerunine.ch and valery.bezenconunine.ch. Please also mention in your e-mail how you learnt about this position.

Applications will be processed as they come with a deadline on 15th August 2018.

The University of Neuchâtel is actively engaged in the implementation of its responsibility and provides non‐discriminatory working conditions.
Phone0041 (0)32 718 13 60
Web www.unine.ch/iene
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