Five 100% positions are available at the University of Agder, the School of Business and Law, as PhD Research Fellows in International Business for a period of three years. Depending on applicants’ profile and academic experience, some might be offered four years positions including 25% teaching or other tasks at the School of Business and Law. The positions are located at Campus Kristiansand. The starting date is in September 2020.
The School of Business and Law at the University of Agder is a high-grade AACSB -accredited business school in Norway. Our PhD programme is one of Europe’s leading programmes in the field of International Business. We offer our candidates generous funding and equip them with a global mindset and modern research skills. Our graduates find prestigious jobs within and outside academia and they publish in high ranked international journals. The programme includes around 50 candidates from across the globe working closely with their highly motivated supervisors. We have one of Europe’s best track records when it comes to finishing a PhD on time.
To maintain and further strengthen the School of Business and Law’s strong position in the field of International Business, we will start up a new PhD-cohort. Priority may be given to projects involving more than one year at a partner and/or cotutelle university abroad. The project should be within the field of International Business, broadly defined. In addition, it is an advantage if the project is in accordance with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Candidates’ research interest should be linked to the competence and research focus of professors at the Department of Management or at other departments at the School of Business and Law. Please consult our web pages to get more information about professors available for PhD-supervision and their research focus (including proposed PhD-projects). Applicants are encouraged to get in touch with potential PhD-supervisors and discuss their research projects before submitting their applications.
A prerequisite for employment is that the candidate is to be admitted to UiA’s PhD programme at the School of business and law.
Further, it is required that the candidates attend PhD-programme activities and actively participate in the school’s research environment.
Accepted candidates from outside the European Union are required to secure needed Schengen visa in due time.
Further provisions relating to the positions as PhD Research Fellows can be found in the Regulations Concerning Terms and Conditions of Employment for the post of Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Research Fellow, Research Assistant and Resident.
Personal qualities and suitability for the position will be emphasised.
The position is remunerated according to the State Salary Scale, salary plan 17.515, code 1017 PhD Research Fellow, NOK 479 600 gross salary per year. A compulsory pension contribution to the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund is deducted from the pay according to current statutory provisions.
A good working environment is characterised by its diversity. We therefore encourage all qualified candidates to apply for the position, irrespective of gender, age, disability or cultural background. The University of Agder is an IW (Inclusive Workplace).
The successful applicant will have rights and obligations in accordance with the current regulations for the position, and organisational changes and changes in the duties and responsibilities of the position must be expected. The appointment is made by the University of Agder’s Appointments Committee for Teaching and Research Positions.
Short-listed applicants will be invited for interviews and possibly also testing and a hand-in exercise. With the applicant’s permission, UiA will also conduct a reference check before appointment.
In accordance with the Freedom of Information Act § 25 (2), applicants may request that they are not identified in the open list of applicants. The University, however, reserves the right to publish the names of applicants. Applicants will be advised of the University’s intention to exercise this right.
In case of discrepancies between the Norwegian and the English version of this description, the English version takes precedence.
The application and any necessary information about education and experience (including diplomas and certificates) are to be sent electronically. Use the link "Apply for this job".
The following documentation must be uploaded electronically:
Original documents of the certificates/diplomas and transcripts of records or authenticated copies of the original documents with a stamp, date, and readable signature from a public office (e.g. university, college, or police) must be presented before appointment. Shortlisted candidates may be asked to send in their master theses as well as additional documentation.
The applicant is fully responsible for submitting complete digital documentation before the closing date. All documentation must be available in a Scandinavian language or English.
Application deadline: 29 February 2020.
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The University of Agder has more than 1400 employees and 13 000 students. This makes us one of the largest workplaces in Southern Norway. Our staff research, teach and disseminate knowledge from a variety of academic fields. Co-creation of knowledge is our common vision. We offer a broad range of study programmes in many fields. We are situated at two modern campuses in Kristiansand and Grimstad respectively.
We are an open and inclusive university marked by a culture of cooperation. The aim of the university is to further develop education and research at a high international level.Les mer
|Tittel||PhD Research Fellow in International Business|
|Employer||Universitetet i Agder|
|Job location||Gimlemoen 25, 4630 Kristiansand S|
|Publiseringsdato||desember 23, 2019|
|Søknadsfrist||februar 29, 2020|
|Fagområder||Bedriftsadministrasjon,   Handelsetikk,   Internasjonal økonomi  |