PhD Scholarships 2018 - 2019, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark


July 02, 2018

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PhD Scholarship in Strategic leadership and top management team diversity

Copenhagen Business School invites applications for a vacant 18-month PhD scholarship within the field of “Strategic leadership and top management team diversity” at the Department of Management, Society and Communication. Projects drawing on quantitative (e.g., archival, survey) data to investigate diversity dynamics in top management decision-making will be prioritised, as well as projects that focus on the Scandinavian context.   
MSC brings together scholars from a range of research areas within management, communication and the broader social sciences and humanities, studying organisations in global environments and the interaction and interdependencies of business, society and government. They share a common interest in studying organisations in global environments and the relations of organisations to the wider society.   
MSC is a significant supplier of research-based teaching to a broad portfolio of programmes, which includes undergraduate, graduate and doctoral teaching and supervision as well as executive education in the fields of:   
  • (Responsible) Management/Leadership/Governance   
  • Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability   
  • Business and Development (with an emphasis on the emerging/growth economies context dimension as well as (social) entrepreneurship & innovation)   
  • Organisational Communication   
The 18-month PhD Scholarship is part of the Diversity and Difference BiS Platform at CBS.
The Department will give priority to applicants with high grades from their universities. Furthermore, applicants who have completed doctoral coursework and have satisfactorily advanced in their PhD studies in order to complete the program in 18 months will be prioritised.   
The PhD programme at CBS allows you to conduct research under the supervision of CBS professors, supported by research training courses. 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 PhD programme,   
It is also required that the applicant shows an interest in joining the Department’s research environment, see
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.  
Copenhagen Business School has a broad commitment to the excellence, distinctiveness and relevance of its teaching and research programmes. Candidates who wish to join us should demonstrate enthusiasm for working in an organisation of this type (highlighting, for example, relevant business, educational and dissemination activities).   
Appointment and salary will be in accordance with the Ministry of Finance’s agreement with the Central Academic Organisation.   
General information:   
PhD 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.   
Please note that this position has a duration of 18 months, which is half of the duration of a standard PhD position.  
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 PhD 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 Business Administration is necessary. The applicant must have successfully completed the Masters degree before commencing PhD at CBS. The applicants must be fluent in English.   
The application 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).  
Application deadline:  
2 July 2018  
Recruitment procedure: 
The Recruitment Committee expects to shortlist two to five applicants to be assessed by the Assessment Committee. All applicants will be notified of their status in the recruitment process shortly after the application deadline.  
Applicants selected for assessment will be notified about the composition of the Assessment Committee and later in the process about the result of the assessment.  
Once the recruitment process is completed each applicant will be notified of the outcome of their application.  
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Publish Date
June 21, 2018
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