CBS PhD Scholarship at Department of Strategic Management and Globalization
- February 15, 2017
Copenhagen Business School (CBS) is inviting ambitious applications for a vacant PhD scholarship at the Department of Strategic Management and Globalization (SMG). The scholarship is related to the Manufacturing Academy of Denmark (MADE) project: Digitalization and New Business Models.
CBS is one of the largest business schools in Europe and one of the 8 Danish universities. CBS do not focus solely on technical aspects or on organizational managerial aspects, but rather take a socio-technical perspective and a multidisciplinary approach to address a range of strategic, structural, and operational activities involved in gathering, processing, storing, distributing and use of information and its derivatives in organizations and society.
In order to be eligible applicants must be fluent in English.
The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for scholarship
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 Master’s degree before commencing on PhD studies at CBS. The applicants must be fluent in English.
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A PhD scholarship runs for a period of 3 years, and includes teaching obligations equivalent of ½ year’s work (840 work hours). The scholarship is a fully salaried position, 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 DKK 23,770 (approx. 3,160 euro) up to DKK 28,964 (approx. 3,860 euro) depending on seniority, plus a pension contribution totalling 17.1 % of 85 % of the base salary. The salary level and appointment are determined by the Ministry of Finance’s collective agreement with the Central Academic Organisation. The PhD student will be enrolled at the PhD School in Economics and Management
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,
- brief curriculum vitae (CV),
- a list of papers and publications, and
- one copy of a selected written work (e.g. Master’s thesis).
Applicants must enclose documentation for English language skills. Documentation of GRE and/or GMAT scores is strongly encouraged. For submitting GMAT scores, look up Copenhagen Business School in the GMAC register and choose the PhD Program.
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 select the winners of the scholarships.
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