PhD Candidate, Management and Entrepreneurship

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  • Doctoral student, Management and Entrepreneurship - 2018BAPFBEEF303

    The Faculty of Business and Economics is seeking to fill a full-time (100%) vacancy in the Department of Management for a

    Doctoral student in the area of Management and Entrepreneurship

    Job description

    • You prepare a doctoral thesis in the field of Business and Economics.
    • You work on a project focusing on entrepreneurship, innovation and ecosystem stimulation and development in the 2 seas ports area (see INTERREG 2 SEAS programs: ). The project is executed at the Department of Management, Faculty of Business and Economics.

    Profile and requirements

    • You hold a master degree in Applied Economics, Commercial Engineering or equivalent.
    • You can submit outstanding academic results.
    • Also students in the final year of their degree can apply.
    • Your academic qualities comply with the requirements stipulated in the university’s policy .
    • You are quality-oriented, conscientious, creative and cooperative.
    • You are fluent in English and Dutch (both written and oral).
    • You have experience with entrepreneurship, innovation and/or management related topics, in practice and/or theory.
    • You are interested in working together with various port actors in Belgium, the Netherlands, the UK and France.

    We offer

    • a doctoral scholarship for a period of 1 year, with the possibility of renewal for a further 27 months after positive evaluation;
    • the start date of scholarship will be January 1st, 2019, or as soon as possible thereafter;
    • a gross monthly grant ranging from ¤ 2.373,36 - ¤ 2.516,73;
    • a dynamic and stimulating work environment.

    How to apply?

    • Applications may only be submitted online , until the closing date 4 November 2018.
    • A pre-selection will be made from amongst the submitted applications. The remainder of the selection procedure is specific to the position and will be determined by the selection panel.
    • The interviews of the candidates, preselected by a selection panel, will take place in December 2018 (through skype or face-to-face).
    • More information about the application form can be obtained from vacatures [at] uantwerpen[.]be.
    • For questions about the profile and the description of duties, please contact prof. Johanna Vanderstraeten through dr. Adelheid Ceulemans (T: +32 (0)3 265 42 17 or E: Adelheid.Ceulemans [at] uantwerpen[.]be).

    The University of Antwerp is a family friendly organization, with a focus on equal opportunities and diversity. Our HR-policy for researchers was awarded by the European Commission with the quality label HR Excellence in research .

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    In your application, please refer to
    and reference  JobID 980.