Deadline: June 1, 2012
Copenhagen Business School invites applications for a number of vacant PhD scholarships within the fields of Strategic and International Management at the Department of Strategic Management and Globalization (SMG).
The core research area of SMG is strategic and international management. Examples of research streams at SMG are knowledge processes in multinational corporations, headquarters-subsidiary relations, strategic entrepreneurship, strategic alliances, strategic risk management, off-shoring and outsourcing and internationalization processes of firms. SMG has a strong presence in the international research context.
Faculty teaches at all levels, from the bachelor level to the PhD level, and is strongly engaged in course development and innovation of teaching programs. The department currently employs a highly international group of 24 faculty members, including 7 PhD students. Information about the department may be found at http://www.cbs.dk/en/smg.
The three-year PhD programme at CBS allows you to conduct research under the supervision of CBS professors, supported by research training courses. SMG is offering a specialized set of courses for the cohort of PhD students, beginning primo September 2012. The programme 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 overall organization of the CBS PhD programme, http://uk.cbs.dk/phd
The Department will give priority to applicants with high grades from their universities and with strong project proposals. Potential applicants are advised to familiarize themselves with the research themes of SMG and to make contact with potential supervisors among SMG faculty.
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. One third of CBS PhD graduates go on to employment outside universities and public research institutions.
For further information please contact: Head of Department Nicolai J. Foss, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Appointment and salary will be in accordance with the Ministry of Finance’s agreement with the Central Academic Organisation.
A PhD scholarship runs for a period of 3 years, and includes teaching obligations equivalent of ½ year’s work (840 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 totalling 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 Organisation.
The PhD student will be enrolled at the PhD School in Economics and Management and is required to follow courses organized by the SMG.
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 PhD at CBS. The applicants must be fluent in English.
Application must be sent via CBS’ electronic recruitment system, using the link below.
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 research design, a presentation of the suggested empirical material, and as well as an initial 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 drawn from relevant CBS faculty will assess the applications. The assessment of the applicants is based on the quality and relevance of the project, including an evaluation of the applicant’s ability to accomplish it. Following this assessment, the Head of Department will select the winners of the scholarships.
Please find guidelines and further information on scholarships and the Doctoral Programme at http://uk.cbs.dk/phd.
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 www.cbs.dk.