The USN Scool of Business have a vacancy for a position asPhD Research Fellow in Management “Sustainability through digital
transformation in a collaborative"About the position
The USN School of Business has a vacancy for a 100 % temporary position as PhD Research Fellow in Management "Sustainability through digital transformation in a collaborative and co-creating network” from 01.08.2023.
The position is located at the Department of Business, Strategy and Political Science. The main place of employment is campus Kongsberg and the immediate superior is the Department Head.
The employment period will be three years of full time research and training, with no teaching obligations. It a premise for employment that the PhD Research Fellow is enrolled in USN's PhD-program in Management within three months of accession in the position.About the PhD-project
Sustainability through digital transformation in a collaborative and co- creating network
The PhD researcher in this project will investigate the role of inter- organizational collaboration and coordination for digital transformation in a value chain perspective and how this digital transformation can contribute to sustainability improvement in an industrial cluster. Therefore, the main research questions in this project are “how can we achieve the digital transformation in a value chain perspective and within a network of organizations?” and “how the collaboration among multiple (potentially competing) companies in an industrial cluster can facilitate the digital transformation process in achieving a more sustainable supply chain?”
The objective is developing methods to guide Agile Industry 4.0 production with a value chain perspective (to achieve zero waste from design to finished product). We would also explore the factors that influence the collaboration for digital transformation and mechanisms to facilities the inter-organization collaboration and coordination for Digital Transformation.
The PhD researcher will work within the Collaborative Innovation, Societal transformation and Operations Management (CISOM) research group and on-going projects within the group. Therefore, together with scientific capabilities, we are looking for a proactive researcher with an affinity for cooperation with academic partners and non-academic stakeholders. The project planning and execution will be pursued in line with the recognized USN standards. Completed research plan includes four publications in leading international journals and peer-reviewed conference proceedings as the main deliverables.
Considering the nature of project, fluent Scandinavian and English skills are key criteria as the research project is empirically positioned in Norway.Qualifications
The appointment is to be made in accordance with the regulations in force concerning State Employees and Civil Servants and national guidelines for appointment as PhD, post doctor and research assistant (https: // lovdata.no/dokument/SF/forskrift/2006-01-31-102).We offer
PhD Research Fellow (code 1017): NOK 501 200 a year. Further promotion will be based on time served in the position.
A statutory contribution to the state pension plan will be deducted from the employee's salary.Other information
The person appointed must comply with the laws, regulations and agreements that apply at any given time to the post.
According to USN human resources policy, it is our aim that our employees, to the fullest extent possible, shall reflect the diversity of the general population. The University of South-Eastern Norway targets a balanced gender composition and aims to recruit persons with a background as an immigrant.
The University contributes to the Inkluderingsdugnaden (a voluntary scheme to promote inclusion), and we encourage qualified applicants with disabilities to apply for the post. The University will facilitate the workplace for employees with disabilities.
Pursuant to section 25, 2nd paragraph of the Freedom of Information Act, information on the applicant may be disclosed even if the applicant has requested not be included on the list of applicants. Applicants will be notified if such requests are not allowed.Contact information
For more information about the position:
Project manager Prof. Behzad Behdani, +47 31 00 86 37, Behzad.Behdani@usn.no
Head of Department Prof. Gillian Warner-Søderholm, + 47 46 41 06 97, firstname.lastname@example.org
For questions regarding the recruitment process:
HR-advisor Kari Ann Sommerset email@example.comHow to apply
The University of South-Eastern Norway makes use of online application management. Applicants to the post must register their application and CV with enclosures online via the Jobbnorge recruitment portal by clicking on the link on the right-hand side – “Søk stillingen” (Apply for the post).
The following documents shall be attached to the online application:
If applicable, the following documents shall be submitted no later than one week before interview can take place:
You can read more about how to be qualifies and accepted into the PhD programme in Management at USNs pages.
Please note that all documents must be in a Scandinavian language or in English. Any translations must be certified.
The application will be assessed on the basis of the attached documentation as requested above. Each applicant is responsible for ensuring that the required documentation has been uploaded with the application deadline.
The University has been awarded a Charter & Code certificate by the European Commission, and is entitled to use the HR Excellence in Research (HRS4R) logo. The University is also a member of the EURAXESS network, which contributes to good working conditions for mobile researchers.About USN
University of South-Eastern Norway has about 18 000 students and about 1900 employees. The university is organized in four faculties, with instruction and R&D activities on eight campuses. The main profile of the university is to provide socially relevant education, geared towards specific professions, and adapted to the requirements of the workplace, as well as to produce applied research and development.Deadline
15th December 2022Employer
University of South-Eastern NorwayMunicipality
Fulltime (1 jobs) Fulltime (%)Duration
Fixed TermPlace of service