The Department of Business and Politics at Copenhagen Business School invites applications for a vacant PhD scholarship within the overall field of Business and Politics. The PhD project should focus on one of the 4 research themes of the Department:
The recruited PhD candidate will be attached to the Department of Business and Politics, which emphasizes international and comparative research on states, economies, corporations, and other organizations that are involved in the governance of political and economic matters. The position is open to political science and sociology disciplinary backgrounds and a variety of theoretical and methodological approaches. See the CBS homepage for more information about the PhD program. General information on the Department and its research activities can be found here.
The faculty of the department primarily teaches within the following degree programs: Bachelor in Business Administration and Sociology and Bachelor/MSc in International Business and Politics.
Copenhagen Business School has a broad commitment to the excellence, distinctiveness and relevance of its teaching and research programs. Candidates who wish to join us should demonstrate enthusiasm for working in an organization of this type. .
For further information please contact:
Head of Department Caroline de la Porte,
tel.: +45-3815 3550,
or Head of Secretariat Bo Bøgeskov,
General information: A PhD scholarship runs for a period of 3 years, and includes teaching obligations equivalent to a 1⁄2 year’s work (624 work hours). The scholarships are fully salaried positions, according to the national Danish collective agreement. The scholarship includes the tuition fees, office space, travel grants plus a salary, currently starting with per month app. DKK 23.770 (app. 3,160 euro) up to DKK 28.964 (app. 3,860 euro) depending on seniority, plus a pension contribution totaling 17,1 % of 85 per cent of the base salary.
The salary level and appointment is determined by the Ministry of Finance’s collective agreement with the Central Academic Organization.
The PhD student will be enrolled at PhD School in Organization and Management Studies (OMS). To be considered, the candidate should have a basic training at the Masters level . An educational background in the political or social sciences is necessary. The applicant must have successfully completed the Master’s degree before commencing a PhD at CBS. The applicants must be fluent in English.
The application (see link below) must include a 5 page project description. This research proposal should contain a presentation of an original research question, a description of the initial theoretical framework and methodology, a presentation of the suggested empirical material as well as a work-plan.
In addition to the research proposal, the application must include copies of a Master’s degree certificate or other certificates of a corresponding level, a brief curriculum vitae (CV), a list of papers and publications (if applicable), and one copy of a selected written work (e.g. Master’s thesis). Applicants must enclose documentation for English language skills, if it is not the mother tongue.
An assessment committee will be established to assess the applications. The assessment of the applicants will be based on the quality and relevance of the project, including an evaluation of the applicant’s ability to accomplish it.
Please find guidelines and further information on scholarships and the Doctoral Programme here.
Closing date: 31.08.2016.
Copenhagen Business School must receive all application material, including all appendices (see items above), by the application deadline. Further information about Copenhagen Business School is available here: www.cbs.dk. Further information about the Department of Business and Politics is available here:http://www.cbs.dk/forskning/institutter-centre/department-of-business-an….