The PhD position requires a MSc degree or equivalent in Production Management. Education with a technological profile is an advantage. For an application to be considered, the applicant must attach a preliminary description (maximum 2 pages) of a research plan. The successful applicants must be highly motivated and ambitious with excellent grades from his/her MSc (minimum average grade B). The applicant’s ability to carry out high quality scientific work, in combination with good skills to deliver oral and written presentation of research results, along with good collaborative capabilities will be emphasized. Excellent English skills—written and oral—are required, and applicants with Scandinavian language skills will be preferred.
PhD Candidates are remunerated in code 1017, and are normally remunerated with gross salary NOK 436.900 before tax. There will be a 2 % deduction to the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund from gross wage. As a member of the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund you are offered:
The position is financed for 4 years, and includes 25% duty work. Work location is NTNU in Trondheim, Norway.
Applicants for a PhD will have to engage in an organized PhD training program, and appointment in the position requires approval of the applicants plan and qualifications for the PhD study within three months from the date of commencement of the PhD position. See https://www.ntnu.edu/iv/phd-information and https://innsida.ntnu.no/doktorgrad for more information.
The engagement is to be made in accordance with the regulations in force concerning State Employees and Civil Servants. The positions adhere to the Norwegian Government's policy of balanced ethnicity, age and gender. Persons with immigrant background are encouraged to apply. NTNU´s objective is to increase the number of females in scientific positions and female applicants are therefore encouraged to apply.
Applications with CV, grade transcripts, diplomas, description of research plan, letters of reference, and other enclosures should to be submitted electronically through www.jobbnorge.no. Applications submitted elsewhere will not be considered.
The application should contain:
Note that diploma supplement or similar, that also include the grade scale, has to be attached for master diplomas outside Norway. Master diploma from China has to be verified by CDGDC (http://www.chinadegrees.cn/en/).
For further information about the position, please contact
Professor Jan Ola Strandhagen, firstname.lastname@example.org, tel. +47 92685427
Associate Professor Marco Semini, email@example.com, tel. +47 93058081
Mark the application with IV-190/18
Anticipated commencement: Fall 2018, in agreement with the Department.
Application deadline is 14.06.2018
According to the new Freedom of Information Act, information concerning the applicant may be made public even if the applicant has requested not to be included in the list of applicants.
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Company Name: Norwegian University of Science and Technology
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