The University of Stavanger invites applications for two PhD Scholarships in Innovation Studies at t

INTRODUCTION

The University of Stavanger invites applications for two PhD Scholarships in Innovation Studies at the Faculty of Social Sciences, UiS Business School. The PhD scholars will be appointed for three years, starting 1 February 2017. This is a trainee position that mainly aims to give promising researchers an opportunity for professional development leading to a doctoral degree. The PhD positions are funded by the EU-financed Marie Sk?odowska-Curie Innovative Training Network The Role of Universities in Innovation and Regional Development.

COURSE AND ELIGIBILITY

Scholarships are available for pursuing Ph.D. program. The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for scholarship: Applicants must have a strong academic background with a five-year master degree within a relevant social science discipline, preferably recently, or equivalent qualifications which could provide a basis for successfully completing a doctorate. Both the grade for the masters thesis and the weighted average grade of the masters degree must individually be equivalent to or better than a B grade. Female candidates are in particular encouraged to apply. Nationality: Applicants of all nationalities are eligible to apply for these scholarships.

CAREER PROSPECTS

College Admission Requirement Entrance Requirements: Candidates must be in the first four years of their research careers and cannot hold a doctoral degree. English language Requirements: The appointee must be able to work independently and as a member of a team, be creative and innovative, and have a good command of both oral and written English.

PAY PACKAGE

The Ph.D. scholar is salaried according to the State Salary Code, l.pl 17.515, code 1017, LR 20, NOK 430.500 per annum. Scholarship can be taken in Norway Important Dates: Scholarship application deadline is 15-October-2016.
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