Call for Applications for PhD Position in Indian Studies at the Department of International Economics and Management, Copenhagen Business School.
Nov 22nd 2008.
PhD position in Indian Studies
The Asia Research Centre at the Department of International Economics and Management seeks a highly motivated and accomplished postgraduate student to pursue a PhD in Indian Studies. CBS offers generous scholarships and accepts only top applicants. The student must be trained in the social sciences, preferably with an interdisciplinary background within political economy, economics, development studies, political science, economic sociology, and business studies. Students interested in studying Indian economy, development, business, and technology in the larger contexts of global political economy and national development are encouraged to apply.

Please visit the centerís and departmentís profile at and /arc and please consult the general information on the PhD Programme.

Closing date: January 12, 2009

Only after consulting the relevant CBS websites and only if there are specific questions on the position, you may contact Professor Anthony DíCosta at the e-mail

General information:
To be awarded the scholarship, one must be enrolled as a PhD student. To be considered for enrolment, the candidate should have a basic training at the Masters level, and must be fluent in Danish and/or English. Enrolment in the PhD programme furthermore depends on the acceptance of the application, which must include a short project description, usually prepared in co-operation with the Center. This research proposal should contain a presentation of the intended research question, including the theory and methodology expected to be used.

In addition to the research proposal, the application must include a completed compulsory form, copies of a Masterís 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).

All parts of the application must be submitted in four copies, except the selected written work, which may be submitted in only one copy. Electronic submissions are not accepted.

A PhD scholarship runs for a period of 3 years, and includes teaching obligations equivalent of ½ yearís work (840 work hours).

The scholarship includes the waiving of tuition, office space, travel grants plus a salary, currently starting with per month app. DKK 24,118 up to DKK 29,125 depending on seniority plus pension contributions totalling 17.1 % on 80 per cent of the base salary. The salary level and appointment is determined by the Ministry of Finance's collective agreement with the Central Academic Organisation.

A committee of experts in the field in question will assess the applications. The assessment of the applicants will be based on the quality and relevance of the project, including an evaluation of the applicantís ability to accomplish it. Following this assessment, the management of the department will select the winner of the scholarship.

Please find compulsory application form, guidelines and further information on scholarships and the Doctoral Programme.

The application must be submitted to:
Copenhagen Business School
Department of International Economics and Management
Porcelaenshaven 24
DK-2000 Frederiksberg

Marked "PhD Ė 33-3359"

Applications received by e-mail or discs will not be taken into consideration.

All interested researchers irrespective of age, sex, race, religion, or nationality are invited to apply for the position.
CBS focuses on innovation, partnership with the business community and internationalisation. As a Learning University, CBS demands high quality in teaching, research and staff. CBS has around 15,000 students distributed among a wide range of degrees in social science and humanities including a very dynamic environment for executive programmes. CBS has around 400 full-time researchers and around 500 administrative employees

Deadline: 2009-01-12

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