Category: PhD1 - Working at the VUB
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The VUB is autonomous and managed democratically. As such, we guarantee fundamental freedoms within our university, as well as the right of the university community to be involved in making and checking university policy.2 - Position description
The Faculty Social Sciences & Solvay Business School, Department Business , is looking for a PhD-student with a doctoral grant.
More concretely your work package, for the preparation of a doctorate , contains:
For this function, our Brussels Humanities, Sciences & Engineering Campus (Elsene) will serve as your home base.3 - Profile
What do we expect from you?
You obtained a master degree in a relevant field, such as business engineering, applied economics, economics, business and technology, management, international business, statistics, mathematics, artificial intelligence, digital text analysis.
You have not performed any works in the execution of a mandate as an assistant, paid from operating resources, over a total (cumulated) period of more than 12 months.
Are you going to be our new colleague?
You'll be offered a full-time PhD-scholarship , for 12 months (extendable up to max. 48 months, on condition of the positive evaluation of the PhD activities), with planned starting date 15/09/2023.
You'll receive a grant linked to one of the scales set by the government.
IMPORTANT: The effective result of the doctorate scholarship is subject to the condition precedent of your enrolment as a doctorate student at the university.
At the VUB, you're guaranteed an open, involved and diverse workplace where you are offered opportunities to (further) build on your career.
As well as this, you'll enjoy various benefits:
Is this the job you've been dreaming of?
Send us ONLINE and at the latest on 30/06/2023 your CV, letter of motivation and the highest degree you've attained (not applicable for VUB alumni).
Do you have questions about the job content? Contact prof. Kris Boudt at [email protected] or on 00 32 2 6148352.
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