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PhD Fellowship within Climate Economics – Device Project, NMBU, Norway

NMBU Norwegian University of Life Sciences

Norway

The NMBU School of Economics and Business (Handelshøyskolen) has a vacancy for a PhD position within climate economics is part of the new project, “Developing value chains for CO2 storage and blue hydrogen in Europe” (Device), financed by the Research Council of Norway and lead by the Frisch Centre – Norway, Oct 2021.

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General Info

Position: PhD
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field: ,
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: Jan, 2022
Contract Period: 3 Years
Salary: According to Standard Norms

Workplace:
NMBU School of Economics and Business
Frisch Centre
NMBU Norwegian University of Life Sciences
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Qualification Details

he successful applicant must meet the conditions defined for admission to a PhD programme at NMBU.

  • The applicant must have an academically relevant education corresponding to a five-year Norwegian degree programme, where 120 credits are at the Master degree level.
  • Relevant educations are Master degrees in economics, business or related fields.
  • Candidates without a Master degree have until 31. December 2021 to complete the final exam.
  • An average grade of B or better for the overall Master degree and a grade of B or better on the Master’s theses are required.

Emphasis is placed on analytical skills, academic grades, motivation, and qualifications to complete a PhD study. The candidate must be able to work independently, participate actively in the academic community, and be innovative and creative. It is an advantage if the applicant speaks and writes Norwegian or another Scandinavian language.

The applicant must have a strong academic background from previous studies and proficiency in both written and oral English. For more detailed information on the admission criteria please see the PhD Regulations and the relevant PhD programme description.

Responsibilities/Job Description

The main goal of the PhD position is to develop of research capacity and competence. The successful applicants will participate in the School’s PhD programme in Economics and Business. The period of appointment is three years but may be extended to three and a half years if the PhD student contributes to teaching, supervision, research assistance, exam grading, and administration.

In the research project, the PhD candidate will contribute to study how to develop value chains for CO2 storage and blue hydrogen in Europe (natural gas-based hydrogen production with capture and storage of CO2). Possible tasks may include analyzing factors influencing the demand for and the supply of CO2 storage; the interactions between value chains for CO2 storage and blue hydrogen; competition between green and blue hydrogen; and policy instruments to develop value chains for CO2 storage and blue hydrogen. The contribution of the PhD will be a combination of theoretical modelling based and empirical work. The PhD candidate will work closely with senior researchers. The specific tasks of the PhD candidate will be decided based on discussions with supervisors and other project participants. More information about the overall research project is found here:

https://www.nmbu.no/en/faculty/hh/news/node/43785

The successful candidate is expected to submit a plan for the progress of the work towards a PhD degree during the first months of the appointment, with a view to completing a doctorate within the PhD fellowship period.

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Documents Required

The application must include

  • Cover letter - statement of motivation and research interests and an outline of the proposed doctoral research project (2 – 5 pages)
  • CV (summarizing education, positions, and academic work - scientific publications)
  • Copies of the original Bachelor and Master degree diploma, transcripts of records and letters of recommendation
  • Documentation of English proficiency
  • List of publications and academic work that the applicant wishes to be considered by the evaluation committee
  • Names and contact details of 2-3 references (name, relation to candidate, e-mail, and telephone number)

Applicants may be called in for an interview (by Zoom/Team).

About the School of Economics and Business

Our mission is to create knowledge across the fields of economics and business administration, and to develop professionals and leaders who combine an economic mindset with multidisciplinary knowledge equipped to address real-world problems with sustainability as a guiding principle.

The School of Economics and Business is one of seven faculties at NMBU. Our mission is to create knowledge across the fields of economics and business administration, and to develop professionals and leaders who combine an economic mindset with multidisciplinary knowledge equipped to address real-world problems with sustainability as a guiding principle. The School of Economics and Business offers bachelor and master programmes in Business Administration and in Economics, a master programme in Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Bioeconomy, and a PhD program in Economics and Business. These degree programmes have approximately 700 students. The School has 55 faculty and staff members and more than 40 PhD students. For more information, see www.nmbu.no/en/faculty/hh

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