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NHH Norwegian School of Economics, Norway

PhD Research Scholar positions within Business and Economics

Application deadline: 1 February 2017

NHH Norwegian School of Economics is pleased to announce vacancies within the following areas: (1) Accounting, Auditing and Law, (2) Business and Management Science, (3) Economics, (4) Finance, (5) Strategy and Management. Candidates admitted to the PhD Programme at NHH will be entitled PhD Research Scholar.

NHH is one of the leading business schools in Scandinavia. In close cooperation with the business community and the government administration, we are contributing new knowledge and creating values for a sustainable future. NHH has an international profile and cooperates with 170 universities and business schools in more than 50 countries. We have 3,400 students and 400 employees.

(1) PhD Research Scholar positions - Department of Accounting, Auditing and Law

The Department of Accounting, Auditing and Law comprises three research groups that cover the core areas of financial accounting and auditing (FAA); management accounting and control (MAC); and economics, ethics and law (EEL). Applicants are encouraged to consult the department’s web site for information about the research profile of the department and its three research groups.

(2) PhD Research Scholar positions - Department of Business and Management Science

The Department of Business and Management Science (BMS) is looking for highly motivated and talented individuals. The PhD specialisation at BMS aims to give a solid training in using rational, systematic, science-based techniques to inform and improve business decisions, making use of empirical and theoretical methods reflecting the state of the art in the field.

(3) PhD Research Scholar positions - Department of Economics

The PhD specialisation in Economics aims to give dedicated graduates a solid training in performing high quality scientific research in economics, making use of state of the art empirical and theoretical techniques. The programme prepares students for the international academic job market, for positions at national and international policy institutions, central banks, and research organisations. The department provides the PhD Research Scholars with personal computers, printers, extensive library resources, a wide range of software, and office space on the same floors as the faculty, thus encouraging interaction between PhD Research Scholars and faculty. This interaction is further encouraged through social gatherings and a wide variety of seminars and workshops in which the PhD Research Scholars are fully involved. 

(4) PhD Research Scholar positions - Department of Finance

The Department of Finance is currently inviting applications for doctoral scholarships, with a starting date of August 2017. The PhD specialization in Finance focuses on developing doctoral students’ theoretical knowledge and methodological skills required to become successful researchers in finance. We encourage applicants with strong quantitative skills and a background in finance, economics, statistics and mathematics. Candidates should express an interest in an academic career in research and teaching, and have good communication and analytical skills. We welcome project proposals, theoretical or empirical, in areas such as asset pricing, banking, corporate finance, market microstructure, portfolio management, and behavioral finance.

(5) PhD Research Scholar positions - Department of Strategy and Management

Relevant topics are:

  • Strategic alliances and innovations
  • Business Process Management and Digitalization
  • Service Innovation Research
  • Business models in an international context
  • Strategy
  • Team and cooperation research
  • Nudging: Long-term thinking and decisions involving time

Please find further information about the Department of Strategy and Management here.

For more information about the positions and how to apply - please see job description. 

NHH Norwegian School of Economics

NHH was founded in 1936. With its affiliated institutes SNF and AFF, NHH constitutes the oldest and largest centre for research and study in the fields of economics and business administration in Norway.

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