3 PhD positions in in industrial engineering & management
Sort on published: 2018-05-14
Uppsala University is a comprehensive research-intensive university with a strong international standing. Our mission is to pursue top-quality research and education and to interact constructively with society. Our most important assets are all the individuals whose curiosity and dedication make Uppsala University one of Sweden’s most exciting workplaces. Uppsala University has 42,000 students, 7,000 employees and a turnover of SEK 6.7 billion.
3 PhD positions in in industrial engineering & management with focus on:
- innovation & innovation processes,
- organization & management of projects
- technology-based entrepreneurship
at the Division of Industrial Engineering&Management, Department of Engineering Sciences, Ångström Laboratory. Starting date is autumn 2018.
The division of Industrial Engineering & Management conducts research and education that approaches various aspects of industrial management & development. Innovation processes' dynamics, product development, innovation management, entrepreneurship, industrial management and organization, and business development are some of our main areas.
Applicants have the opportunity to propose their own doctoral projects in the form of a free-focused research plan, but we are looking forward to applications with a focus on eg. innovation & innovation processes, technology-based entrepreneurship, organization and management of projects, digital business development and conversion, as well as business & engineering ethics.
We would like to see a special focus on:
- health & healthcare such as medical technology, drug development, and technology development and innovations in healthcare.
- energybusiness such as electrification, renewable electricity generation and storage, transmission and use (eg" smart grids ")
- digital technologies and services associated with such phenomena as AI, Machine Learning, Big Data, Block Chains, IoT
- technology and business development close to the university environment, including innovation support and technology transfer and utilization of research results.
- innovations and technology use for sustainability (eg social, ecological)
The PhD position is for four years, extendable to a maximum of five years including departmental duties at a level of at most 20% (typically teaching). Local guidelines for salary placement are used.
We believe you are genuinely interested in technology development and the interaction between technology and organization as well as between technology and people. We believe that you have, or soon will have, a master's degree in Industrial Economics, Business Administration or the like. You may have a technical or natural sciences degree but have studied management and organization. You may be a sociologist or anthropologist with a special taste for engineering.
Applications should include description of research interests and a preliminary research proposal and relevant experience, a CV, copies of diplomas and certificates, thesis (or a draft thereof) and other relevant documents. The candidates are encouraged to provide letter(s) of recommendation and contact information to reference persons.
Uppsala University strives to be an inclusive workplace that promotes equal opportunities and attracts qualified candidates who can contribute to the University’s excellence and diversity. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people of all backgrounds.
Salary: According to local agreement for PhD students and teaching assistants.
Starting date: Autumn 2018.
Type of position: Full time position.
For further information about the position please contact
professor Marcus Lindahl, email: email@example.com .
Please submit your application by June 10 2018, UFV-PA 2018/1635.
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Placement: Department of Engineering Sciences
Type of employment: Full time , Temporary position longer than 6 months
Pay: Fixed salary
Number of positions: 1
Working hours: 100 %
County: Uppsala län
Ellena Papaioannou, Seko
Suzanne Borén Andersson, TCO/ST 018-471 6251
Per Sundman, Saco-rådet 018-471 1485
Number of reference: UFV-PA 2018/1635
Last application date: 2018-06-10