Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Copenhagen Business School - PhD Scholarships in Denmark, 2019 (Fully Funded)

The Department of Management, Society, and Communication (MSC) at Copenhagen Business School invites applications for up to four Ph.D. positions.
MSC carries out multidisciplinary research on the relationship between business and society. Its faculty explore the conditions and practices of responsible management, organisation and governance in a globalising world, sharing a particular concern with culture, communication and context as lenses to understand the interaction and interdependencies of business and society. MSC’s contribution to the study of responsible business and governance is organised around various research environments. Further information is available here: https://www.cbs.dk/en/research/departments-and-centres/department-of-management-society-and-communication/research/research-environments.

Applicants are required to develop a well-specified research proposal, which should relate to one or more of the following thematic areas:
  • The responsibility of business, management, and leadership
  • The challenges of sustainable development and their implications for management, organisation, and governance
  • The politics of inequality and diversity in organisations and society
  • The nexus between culture, creativity, and markets in times of globalisation
  • The interplay and dynamics of communication and organisation
We invite interested candidates from different disciplinary backgrounds in the human and social sciences, such as: management and organisation studies, media and communication studies, culture studies, development studies, political science, sociology, anthropology, or geography. 
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 24.480 (app. 3,284 euro) up to DKK 29.829,76 (app. 4,000 euro) depending on seniority, plus a pension contribution totaling 17,1 % of 85 % of the base salary.
The salary level and appointment is determined by the Ministry of Finance’s collective agreement with the Central Academic Organisation.
The three-year PhD program at CBS allows you to conduct research under the supervision of CBS professors, supported by research training courses. The program is highly international, and you are expected to participate in international research conferences and to spend time abroad as a visiting PhD student. See the CBS homepage for more information about the PhD program, http://www.cbs.dk/en/research/phd-programmes.   
It is also required that the applicant shows an interest in joining the Department’s research environment. CBS PhD graduates are held in high esteem not only in academia and research institutions but also in government and business where their research qualifications are increasingly demanded. 
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 organisation of this type (highlighting, for example, relevant business, educational and dissemination activities).  
The planned starting date for the positions is on 1 September 2019 but may be agreed upon individually.
For further information please contact: Head of Department Dorte Salskov-Iversen, e-mail dsi.msc@cbs.dk. Information about the department may be found at http://www.cbs.dk/en/msc.
General information
A PhD scholarship runs for a period of 3 years, and includes teaching obligations equivalent of ½ year’s work (624 work hours).
CBS welcomes applications that include an element of co-financing, which could for instance be in the shape of a partnership with one or several private or public organisations sharing an interest in the topic – in the spirit of the Danish Industrial PhD scheme. It should, however, be stressed that co-financing is not a requirement. Successful applications are solely selected based on the excellence and relevance of the proposals submitted and the qualifications and potential of the applicants.  
The PhD student will be enrolled at PhD School in Organisation and Management Studies (http://www.cbs.dk/en/research/phd-programmes/phd-schools)
  • To be considered, the candidate should have a basic training at the Masters level (similar to the 3 + 2 Bologna process). An educational background in the social sciences is necessary. The applicant must have successfully completed the Masters degree before commencing a PhD at CBS.
  • The applicants must be fluent in English.
  • The application must include a project description of 5 pages max. 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. Applications without a proposal will not be considered.
  • In addition to the research proposal, the application must include copies of a Master’s degree certificate or other certificates of a corresponding level, brief curriculum vitae (CV), a list of papers and publications, one copy of a selected written work (e.g. Master’s thesis), and a statement on co-financing (when applicable) Applicants must enclose documentation for English language skills. 
  • A committee of experts in the field in question will 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. Following this assessment, the management of the Department will make a final selection of candidates.
Please find guidelines and further information on scholarships and the Doctoral Program at http://uk.cbs.dk/phd.
 How to Apply:
Application must be submitted no later than on 1 April via the electronic recruitment system, using the link  Here Apply online
Copenhagen Business School must receive all application material, including all appendices (see items above), by the application deadline.
Details about Copenhagen Business School and the department are available at http://www.cbs.dk.
01 April 2019