oikos PhD Fellowship on “Finance and Sustainability” at the University of Zurich, Switzerland

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oikos and the University of Zurich are inviting applications from qualified candidates for an oikos PhD Fellowships at the University of Zurich, Switzerland, starting in September 2015. The oikos PhD Fellowship Program was initiated in 2006 to support outstanding international PhD students writing their thesis on sustainability in economics or management and to engage them in oikos programs. oikos PhD Fellows receive a 3-year grant to complete their PhD courses, conduct their research, finalize their doctoral thesis and take the lead for specific oikos initiatives. The fellowship covers a monthly stipend of 3’000 CHF as well as a travel and research budget of 3’600 CHF per year. Fellows conduct their research on topics related to sustainability in the fields of management or economics and take the lead for specific oikos initiatives. 70% of their time is devoted to their studies and research, 30% is allocated to oikos programs.  The next fellowship will provide a grant for a PhD focused on “Finance and Sustainability” at the University of Zurich’s Department of Banking and Finance. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, * the reflection of environmental, social and governance criteria in investments, lending and insurance offerings; *  the role of pension funds and other institutional investors in making financial markets more sustainable; * incentives and barriers to expand capital flows into clean technologies; * approaches to incorporate sustainability into business strategies in the financial industry; * the impact of financial regulation on sustainability in financial markets. *Applications and Timeline* Successful applicants need to demonstrate outstanding analytical skills, solid knowledge of finance, a commitment to sustainability, as well as strong leadership and personal competences. They also have to fulfil the requirements for doctoral studies at the Faculty of Economics, Business Administration and Information Technology of the University of Zurich. In addition, fluent English is a must. Applications shall be submitted by *March 31, 2015* with the form available at http://oikos-international.org/fellowships. The timeline following this deadline is as follows: *Apr 15, 2015*: Invitation for interviews *Apr 29, 2015*: Interviews in Zurich *May 15, 2015:* Selection and notification *Sep 1, 2015: *Start of fellowship *Contacts* For further questions please visit www.oikos-international.org/fellowships or contact us at fellowships@oikos-international.org.       

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