The Department of Accounting, Finance & Insurance is looking for highly motivated candidates, interested in pursuing a Ph.D. in Business Economics at KU Leuven. Website unit
There is no specific research topic for this PhD position, other than that the topic must be related to the broad field of corporate finance.
Any research topic within corporate finance may be the subject of the PhD.
Potential topics may include, but are not restricted to corporate valuation, corporate governance, executive compensation structure, financial structure choice, capital allocation decisions, corporate disclosure decisions, financial reporting practices and CSR reporting.
We look for highly motivated and dedicated master students with very good study results, who are enthusiastic and eager to do research in corporate finance and become a specialist in the topic of their choice.
We offer a full-time position for a PhD student, starting in October 2021, for four years (with an annual evaluation and renewal).
The program includes PhD-tailored and postgraduate courses to build methodological skills and research skills.
PhD students can also take additional courses inside or outside KU Leuven.
The PhD program also includes collaboration with experienced researchers and fellow PhD students.
Our PhD students form an enthusiastic group of young researchers, who get the chance to present their work at national and international conferences.
We also support a research visit at a renowned university abroad for a short or longer period.
For more information please contact Prof. dr. Florian Hoffmann, tel.: +32 16 37 44 39, mail: email@example.com or Prof. dr. Arnt Verriest, tel.: +32 56 24 61 69, mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.You can apply for this job no later than June 30, 2021 via the online application toolKU Leuven seeks to foster an environment where all talents can flourish, regardless of gender, age, cultural background, nationality or impairments. If you have any questions relating to accessibility or support, please contact us at diversiteit.HR@kuleuven.be.