Halmstad University, Akademin för ekonomi, teknik och naturvetenskap

Halmstad University is a Swedish higher education institution located in the city of Halmstad on the Southern West coast. The university is today characterized by innovation-driven research in the areas of innovation sciences, business studies, information and communication technology, health and lifestyle, and sustainable development.

Department of Business Studies at Halmstad University invites applications for 4 positions as Ph.D. students (Earlier Stage Researchers/ESRs) to be enrolled in the Innovation Sciences Doctoral Programme at Halmstad University.

LNETN PhD projects
The positions will be part of the project  ‘Legitimation of Newness and Its Impact on EU Agenda for Change’ (LNETN), which is an EU-funded Innovative Training Network (ITN) under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA). It is designed to train a new generation of Doctoral Graduates with Inter-disciplinary, Inter-sectoral, Inter-technology, International and transferable knowledge, skills and broad vision.

LNETN offers 15 ESR (doctoral candidates) positions to begin in September 2020. Halmstad University will host 4 of these positions.

  • ESR 1 position: Competing for legitimation
  • ESR 2 position: International growth in life sciences: the influence of new institutions and policies on the emergence of new product concepts
  • ESR 3 position: Legitimation process of new actors and new business-policy partnerships
  • ESR 9 position: Styles of representation of newness and change in creative industries

More information about the project can be found on:
https://www.lnetn.aau.dk

The list of all 15 ESR (PhD) projects is available at:
https://www.tbrp.aau.dk/interdisciplinary-doctoral-training/phd-projects

Qualifications
You should be a passionate high achieving, early stage researcher, wishing to enrich your intellectual development and career potential through Inter-disciplinary, Inter-sectoral, Inter-technology and International mobility, coupled with high level training in research and transferable knowledge and skills.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Must, at the date of recruitment, be  within the first 4 years (full-time  equivalent research experience) of your research career and not have a doctoral degree
  • Must not have resided or carried out your main activity (e.g. work, studies) in the country where you have been recruited for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately before the recruitment date
  • Must demonstrate English proficiency (ability to communicate fluently in English, in oral and written form). This may include a sample of writing or attainment of a degree instructed in English
  • Must have a master degree or an equivalent qualification and/or experience at the equivalent level in the academic and/or non-academic environment.

Salary
The successful candidates will receive a 36-month, full-time employment contract as per MSCA regulations for Early Stage Researchers. More details about recruitment, employability and other related matters you may find here:

https://ec.europa.eu/research/mariecurieactions/sites/mariecurie2/files/msca-itn-fellows-note_en_v2.pdf 

ESRs (doctoral students) are employees of the University and paid a salary according to a uniform salary scale, adjusted in relation to the progress in education. The position includes studies up to a doctoral degree and is annually extended in accordance with the Higher Education Ordinance Chapter 5, §7.

Guideline for application
https://www.tbrp.aau.dk/lnetn/call-for-applicants

Please notice that the three written recommendation letters are to be send separately and directly from the referees to references@hh.se  

Application deadline
12pm (Central European Time Zone), Mars 31, 2020.

Type of employment Tidsbegrænset ansættelse mere end 6 måneder
Contract type Full time
Number of positions 4
Working hours 100
City Halmstad
County Hallands län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2020/2
Contact
  • Svante Andersson, Professor, +46 35 167 676
  • Jonas Gabrielsson, Professor, +46 35 167 966
  • Romeo Turcan, Professor and project leader, +45 99 408 315
Union representative
  • Kristina Hildebrand, Saco-S, +46 707 721 015
  • Anniqa Lagergren, OFR, +46 35 167 655
Published 24.Feb.2020
Last application date 31.Mar.2020 11:59 PM CET

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