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Doctoral Student in Textile Management

  • Yrkesroll


  • Anställning

    Heltid, 6 månader eller längre

  • Lön

    Fast månads- vecko- eller timlön

  • Publicerad

    27 juni

  • Sök jobbet senast

    31 juli

Om jobbet

Job description
The doctoral studentship position refers to full-time doctoral studies within the interdisciplinary research project "Local Bio-Based Residual Streams with Potential Use in Textile and Fashion Industry (LBRSTex)" which is co-financed by the Sjuhärad Savings Bank Foundation. You will be part of and collaborate with various research groups such as Textile Value Chain Management, B2B Relationship Management and Advanced Textile Structures at the Swedish School of Textiles at the University of Borås.

About the research project

In the area of Textile Management, research in the management of textile value chains has mainly focused on investigating and developing "new" structures, models and forms that can create opportunities for sustainable value creation for companies in the textile and fashion industry as well as for society at large. The recruitment of a doctoral student in textile management at the Department of Business Administration and Textile Management is part of our efforts to strengthen the research environment in textile management.

Please visit the University of Borås's webpage for doctoral students: Doctoral student handbook - From application to doctoral degree. 


Employment is on the condition that the applicant meets the requirements and is admitted as a doctoral student at the University of Borås. Admission is to the doctoral programme in textile management.


  • Master's degree in textile management or equivalent subjects such as business administration and industrial engineering and management
  • Good ability to communicate both in writing and orally in English
  • Good collaboration skills
  • Good initiative-taking skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a structured manner
  • Ability to work within given time frames and to prioritise among different tasks


  • Experience of conducting research on supply chain management, preferably in textiles and fashion or similar industrial sectors
  • Practical experience of working in the textile and fashion industry, with a possible focus on sustainability.
  • Basic knowledge of textile materials and processes.
  • Experience in producing scientific publications.
  • Proficiency in using innovative and creative methods to communicate or disseminate research
  • Good ability to communicate both in writing and orally in Swedish

About the employment

Type of employment: Doctoral studentship employment is conducted in accordance with the regulations outlined in Chapter 5 of the Higher Education Ordinance.
Employment rate: 100 %
Start date: September 2024 or as agreed upon
Position location: Borås, Sweden
Registration number: PA2024/121 


For more information about the project, please contact the project leader Professor Nawar Kadi via email or supervisor and Associate Professor Vijay Kumar via email

For information about the doctoral education programme, please contact Gabriella Wulff, Director of Studies, Doctoral Education in Textile Management, email

For further employment-related information, please contact Daniel Hjelmgren, Deputy Head of Department, Department of Business Administration and Textile Management (

Trade union representatives can be reached via the university switchboard, +46 (0)33-435 40 00. 


You can apply for the position via our website by clicking on “Apply.” For more information on how to apply, please visit the Information for applicants webpage.

Write clearly in your application which position you are applying for and include the applicable reference number.  A complete application should include the following electronic documents:
  • Cover page/personal letter with brief reason for your application where the position applied for is stated.
  • CV (overview list of education and work experience in chronological order) with reference contact information
  • Portfolio
  • Degree project (independent work).
  • Copies of relevant degree certificates substantiating how you meet the requirements for the position
  • Copy of passport/ID document
  • Proof of completion of English 6 or equivalent
For information on how to meet the requirement for English, please visit the webpage English language requirements (external link).


For applicants with a foreign degree

If an applicant’s degree is from a higher education institution outside Sweden, or which has not been verified by a Swedish authority before, it is important that to attach the diploma and grades in order to facilitate assessment.

After the application deadline, no additions can be made electronically.


Please submit your application by midnight 31st july (CET, Central European Time).


The University of Borås provides good work conditions and benefits. Our modern campus is located in the city centre with good access to public transport. It offers good commuting opportunities. Working for sustainable societal development throughout our operations and working to promote diversity, equality, and accessibility are a given at the University of Borås.

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