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  • Writer's pictureOmran Aburayya

Fully Funded PhD. Position in Urban Freight Management at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden

Chalmers University of Technology

Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden is inviting scholars pursuing PhD. in Operations and supply chain management to apply for a fully Funded PhD position focusing on urban freight management.

Project Description:

The PhD student will work in the EU project GreenTurn that focuses on sustainable e-commerce and returns. The PhD student will be part of the Urban Freight Platform funded by the Volvo Research and Educational Foundations which offers many collaboration and networking opportunities with top researchers worldwide

The Department of Technology Management and Economics (TME) conducts research about the interaction between technology development, industrial systems, society, people and the environment.

The position is placed at the Division of Supply and Operations Management (SOM) which conducts research, education and outreach activities related to transportation, logistics, operations management, and industrial marketing and purchasing. All these fields, in turn, relate to supply chain management. The division focuses on three broad areas: Industrial marketing and purchasing, transportation and logistics, and operations management.



  • Master's degree in e.g. Industrial Management and Engineering, Civil Engineering, Business Administration, Management, Economics or similar subjects with an interest in urban freight transport and logistics.

  • Master's level degree corresponding to at least 240 higher education credits in a relevant field

  • Sound verbal and written communication skills in English


Application Documents:

  • CV

  • Previous employments or leadership qualifications and positions of trust.

  • Two references that can be contacted

  • Personal letter 1-3 pages, where you Introduce yourself, Describe your previous experience of relevance for the position (e.g. education, thesis work and, if applicable, any other research activities, Describe your future goals and future research focus.

  • Copies of bachelor and/or master’s thesis.

  • Attested copies and transcripts of completed education, grades and other certificates, e.g. TOEFL test results.


Application Deadline: 2024-09-01

  • Read the full post on the official Website HERE

  • To apply for this position, visit the official application portal HERE.



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