The Copenhagen Business School invites applications for a three-year position as a funded PhD scholar. The position is associated with the new Rewards at the Top project, which is hosted at the Department of Business and Politics of the Copenhagen Business School.
The project will commence on February 1 2017. Professor Lene Holm Pedersen is the PI of the project. Please consult the project and work package presentation here in preparing proposals. You may also consult the web-site of the project. The PhD scholarship will be within the work package on preferences for rewards at the top (WPI). We are looking for candidates with strong analytical and methodological skills as well as an interest and experience in Political Science and Public Management. Knowledge of elite studies is an advantage, but not absolutely necessary. The position requires a candidate able and eager to engage and apply quantitative methods. We use survey methods and a discrete choice experimental approach, which is widely used within a wide range of scientific fields but has only recently been introduced to the field of political science. Advanced competence in these specific methods is not required but strong quantitative skills in general are necessary. In preparing a research proposal, candidates should demonstrate their ability to contribute to and enrich the principal components of the research project, as well as intellectual independence.
A PhD scholarship runs for a period of 3 years, and includes teaching obligations equivalent to 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 up to DKK 28.964 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 Organisation.
The PhD student will be enrolled at Doctoral School in Organisation and Management Studies.
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 degree before commencing PhD at CBS. The applicants must be fluent in English.
For more information, please see http://www.cbs.dk/en/about-cbs/jobs-cbs/vacant-positions/phd-scholarship-in-political-science-and-public-management