Phds In Transport Economics (# Of Pos: 2)

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November 30, 2022
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  • Organisation/Company: Masaryk University - Faculty of Economics and Administration
  • Research Field: Economics
  • Researcher Profile: First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • Application Deadline: 30/11/2022 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • Location: Czech Republic › Brno
  • Offer Starting Date: 01/02/2023
  • The Department of Economics in the Faculty of Economics and Administration at the Masaryk University (Brno, Czech Republic) is inviting PhD applicants in the field of transport and/or competition economics. The overarching theme of the PhD topics is analysis of competition. Students and recent graduates with a background in economics, finance, management, statistics, geography, and related disciplines are invited to apply. Successfull applicants will work within a research group of Masaryk University Transport Economics Group (ITREGEP).

    Any of the following research areas is of particular interest:

  • Transport economics and policy
  • Competition economics and policy
  • Benefits

    You will be supervised by one of senior scholars from the research group. PhD students initially receive a minimal fellowship of 15,500 CZK (approx. 600 EUR) per month for 24 months. After successful defense of their research proposal and first results, minimal funding of 18,000 CZK (approx. 700 EUR) per month is extended of additional 24 months. In addition, there is a possibility to apply for travel allowances, to participate in a students' grant competition with a high success rate and to participate in research projects with external funding. PhD students typically spend at least one semester at a research-stay at an international university in Europe. There is no tuition fee.

    Selection process

    If you wish to apply, please check profiles of potential supervisors at https: // www. econ.muni.cz/en/admissions/phd-studies/supervisors/economic-policy and submit

  • Letter of application, including description of areas of expertise, research interests, and experience
  • Complete CV
  • to the prospective supervisor according to your research interest and his/her area of expertise: Professor Zdeněk Tomeš ([email protected]) for transport economics and Professor Martin Kvizda ([email protected]) for competition economics.

    Once your future supervisor agrees, you may officially apply via our online application which is available here. A fee for one application at the Faculty of Economics and Administration is 600 CZK. The online application requires you to submit the following documents (in English):

  • Dissertation project (based on the topic you agreed on with your future supervisor)
  • Structured professional CV
  • Letter of motivation
  • Proof of achieved education
  • Application deadlines:

    30th November 2022, 23:59 (course start date in February 2023)

  • Dissertation project may be submitted by the 20th December 2022.
  • 30th April 2023, 23:59 (course start date in September 2023)

    Additional comments

    In case of any questions regarding the PhD programs in general or the application process, please contact Lucie Přikrylová ([email protected]).

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    Web site for additional job details

    https: // www. econ.muni.cz/en/admissions/phd-studies

    https: // www. econ.muni.cz/do/econ/urednideska/5124007/202223/TermsandCondi...

    Offer Requirements
  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
  • Economics: Master Degree or equivalent

  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
  • ENGLISH: Excellent

    Skills/Qualifications

    The ideal candidate:

  • must have completed master's degree in Economics, Applied Economics, Business and management, Geography or related fields by July 2022;
  • must be well versed in quantitative research methods and techniques;
  • must demonstrate attention to detail, and combine integrity, creativity, efficiency and a willingness to cooperate with colleagues;
  • must be passionate about economic research in general and transport and/or competition economics in particular
  • must possess good communication and presentation skills; he/she must be fluent in English (both written and spoken).
  • Specific Requirements

    Previous (research) experience, although not required, is considered a bonus.

    Contact Information
  • Organisation/Company: Masaryk University - Faculty of Economics and Administration
  • Department: Department of Economics
  • Organisation Type: Higher Education Institute
  • Website: https: // www. econ.muni.cz/en
  • E-Mail: [email protected]
  • Country: Czech Republic
  • City: Brno
  • State/Province: Czech Republic
  • Postal Code: 602 00
  • Street: Lipová 507/41a
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