Organization and Management Theory OMT

PhD Student Fixed-term renewable contract, full time 4/5-year program: Sep 2021 entry

  • 1.  PhD Student Fixed-term renewable contract, full time 4/5-year program: Sep 2021 entry

    Posted 19 days ago

    Dear Colleagues,

    Please see details for a fully funded PhD positions at Grenoble Ecole de Management in France.

    Please feel free to share this advert with any interested colleague or student.

    Thank you and best wishes

    Dirk Lindebaum
    Senior Professor in Management & Organisation
    Grenoble Ecole de Management

    Associate Editor Academy of Management Learning & Education (Essay Section)

    PhD Student

    Fixed-term renewable contract, full time

    4/5-year program, beginning September 2021

    The position

    As part of a cohort of eight doctoral students, you will take methodological and theory classes to develop your skills and build your thesis project. GEM offers an article-based thesis format, leading to publication in international journals. Upon entry, you will join a research team within which to develop both individual and collaborative research. The Alternative Forms of Markets and Organizations research team (AFMO) addresses social and environmental innovations, alternative organizations and new management practices. The Organizations, Work, Identity and Careers research team (OWIC) addresses topics such as career trajectories, work-life integration, and intercultural and diversity management.


    PhD program (60%)

    • Take courses in qualitative and quantitative methods
    • Take courses in theories of management, take part in research seminars
    • Develop your thesis project

    Research assistance (30%)

    • Participate in the research projects of the AFMO/OWIC team, or those of other GEM researchers according to your own research interests

    Pedagogical assistance (10%)

    • Design pedagogical materials (PowerPoints, case studies, etc.)
    • Tutor students
    • Teach (from the second year)


    • Master's degree
    • Training or experience in research
    • Good self-management
    • Fluent English

    How to apply:

    • CV
    • Letter of motivation
    • Letters of recommendation
    • GMAT, GRE or TAGE MAGE score
    • English proficiency (TOEFL, TOEIC or IELTS)
    • Deadline for online application: 20 January, 2021

    Means of work

    -        Desk and personal computer

    -        Software licenses

    -        Travel and conference budget


    -        1900€ gross

    -        13th month in December

    -        Restaurant vouchers

    -        Mutual health insurance 70%


    Fully funded PhD opportunities available at Grenoble Ecole de Management: Deadline for application January 20th

    Grenoble Ecole de Management (GEM) is now accepting applications to its PhD program, to begin in September 2021. Admitted candidates usually receive a tuition waiver and a monthly assistantship stipend to allow for full-time doctoral study.

    We post here because OMT is a significant and growing area of interest within the Alternative Forms of Markets and Organizations (AFMO) and Organizations, Work, Identity and Careers (OWIC) research teams. Professors include Ismael Al-Amoudi, Anne Antoni, Marcos Barros, Roxana Bobulescu, Heather Connolly, Thibault Daudigeos, Gazi Islam, Stéphane Jaumier, Dirk Lindebaum, Michelle Mielly, Fiona Ottaviani, Taran Patel, Amanda Peticca-Harris, Hélène Picard and Paul Stewart. Please pass on to anybody you think may be interested. Amongst the various research orientations, an interest in collective action and social and labour movements, in the many understandings of the fields, will be of interest to GEM.

    GEM is the youngest of France's top business schools. With triple accreditation (AACSB, EQUIS & AMBA), it has developed an international reputation for high-quality research and innovative pedagogy. A cross-disciplinary research ethos is promoted amongst the faculty, providing PhD students with rich opportunity to develop and contribute as well-rounded researchers.

    Grenoble itself a lively and fast-growing city in the Southeast of France, nestled in the Alps and boasting a large student population. It is one of Europe's most important research, technology, and innovation centers, with each fifth inhabitant working directly in these domains. The city is surrounded by ski resorts, and is well connected by train to Paris, with direct flights to other major European cities through Lyon airport (70km). 

    For more information and to apply:

    Online Applications

    • Opening: 2 Nov 2020 / Closing: 20 Jan 2021



    Dirk Lindebaum
    Grenoble Ecole de Management