PhD Scholarship Within The Field of Social Media Management at Copenhagen Business School (CBS) – Department of IT Management


Excerpt from the announcement:

With some 18.000 full and part-time students, 600 full-time faculty members,
200 PhD and 630 administrative staff CBS is a unique business-oriented
university with a full portfolio of Bachelor, Masters, MBA/EMBA, PhD and
Executive programmes delivered in English and Danish. Our academic staff
includes internationally-recognised experts in classical business
disciplines as well as in philosophy, history, psychology, sociology, law,
political science, information systems, culture and languages.

*The PhD scholar is expected to conceptualize the linkages that exist
between social computing technologies and the operational issues and
managerial challenges that are implied in their adoption, use, and benefit
realization in organizational settings.*

The three-year PhD programme at CBS allows you to conduct research under
the supervision of CBS professors, supported by research training courses.
The programme is highly international, and you are expected to participate
in international research conferences and to spend time abroad as a visiting
PhD student. See the CBS homepage for more information about the PhD
programme, It is also required that the applicant
shows an interest in joining the Department’s research environment, see*.

*A PhD scholarship runs for a period of 3 years, and includes teaching
obligations equivalent of ½ year’s work (840 work hours). The scholarships
are fully salaried positions, according to the national Danish collective
agreement. The scholarship includes the tuition fees, office space, travel
grants plus a salary, currently starting with per month app. DKK 23.770
(app. 3,160 euro) up to DKK 28.964 (app. 3,860 euro) depending on seniority,
plus a pension contribution totalling 17,1 % of 85 per cent of the base

The application (see link below) must include a 5 page project description.
This research proposal should contain a presentation of an original research
question, a description of the initial theoretical framework and
methodology, a presentation of the suggested empirical material as well as a

Closing date: 11th of November 2011.


Dr. Matthias Trier
Associate Professor
Department of IT Management
Copenhagen Business School

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