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PhD position in Law and Economics – Corporate Compliance and Enforcement

NHH Norwegian School of Economics

Norway

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Nov 10, 2021 23:59 (GMT +2)

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NHH is pleased to announce a vacant PhD position in law and economics at the Department of Accounting, Auditing and Law. The candidate will work under the supervision of prof. Tina Søreide and be part of the Corporate Compliance and Enforcement research cluster, at Norway

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General Info

Position: PhD Research Scholar position
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field: ,
Deadline to Apply: November 10, 2021(GMT +2)
Joining Date: Aug 2022
Contract Period: 4 Years
Salary: 490 800 NOK/Year

Workplace:
NHH Norwegian School of Economics
NHH NORWEGIAN SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS
NHH Norwegian School of Economics
Bergen,

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Qualification Details

Masters degree in related fields

Responsibilities/Job Description

The PhD candidates will be included in a highly stimulating and rewarding research environment, working closely with faculty members and other PhD research scholars at the department. The candidates receive feedback on their work through regular interaction with their supervisor and other faculty members during seminars. PhD research scholars are expected to participate actively in faculty and research seminars, as well as in workshops. The place of work will be at NHH in Bergen where the candidates will receive their own office space in their department.

The scholarship includes 25 % teaching and/or research assistance responsibilities. The programme gives preference to applicants who submit relevant research proposals that best fit the research interests of the department and available resources for supervision. As the school aspires gender balance and diversity, female applicants will be given preference if applicants are otherwise equally qualified.

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Documents Required

Applicants must meet the eligibility requirements for the PhD programme.

You are required to upload the following electronically with your application:

  • Certificate of a Master of science degree or equivalent (please include transcripts of grades)
  • Certificate of a Bachelor degree or equivalent (please include transcripts of grades)
  • Other relevant certificates or transcripts (e.g. courses completed at the PhD level)
  • If the issuing authority of grades and degrees does not use the ECTS grading scale, please include an official description of the applied grading scale system.
  • Statement of purpose describing your motivation for applying this position (250-300 words)
  • Tentative research project outline (2000-4000 words) describing the aims, objectives, research questions, and elaborating on your motivation for pursuing the proposed area of research. Please note that your research project is tentative and often needs adjustments after acceptance into the programme.
  • Curriculum vitae
  • A list of all publications and /or other documented research activities
  • Contact details of two referees

Please upload the documents in separate files, not combined in one single file.

Specific requirements:

The Department of Accounting, Auditing and Law requires you to have an adequate level of academic and English language proficiency by adequate GMAT or GRE scores and TOEFL or IELTS test scores, or documenting equivalent skills in other ways.

  • If you use GMAT/GRE or TOEFL/IELTS test scores to document your skills, you should ask the test centres to send your test scores electronically to NHH before the application deadline. If you have completed tests, upload a scanned copy of your unofficial test results.
  • You are waived from the GMAT/GRE tests if you hold a qualifying master’s degree from a Nordic school.
  • You are waived from TOEFL/IELTS if you are a native English speaker, have a qualifying Master’s degree from a Nordic school or you have a qualifying Master’s degree where the language of tuition was English.
  • Please consult the NHH PHD website for detailed information on how to submit test scores and to see whether you are waived from these requirements.

Letter of recommendation:

Letters of recommendation may strengthen your application, but it is not mandatory. The referees should send their letter of recommendation to hr-phd@nhh.no by latest 10 November 2021.

About the Position

The PhD Programme at NHH is a four-year fully-funded programme, which combines an intensive course component with research and relevant work experience, preparing the school’s graduates for competitive careers towards national and international academic institutions and industry. Former PhD graduates have been hired by renowned institutions such as University of Oxford, HEC Paris, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University of California Santa Barbara, RMIT Melbourne, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the Norwegian Competition Authority, as well as in the government, banking and technology industry.

About the Employer: NHH Norwegian School of Economics

Note or Other details

The annual salary for the PhD Research Scholar position is set according to the Norwegian State Salary, which currently is NOK 490 800 (equivalent to approximately EUR 47 660 or USD 56 460). The salary ensures a fair standard of living in Norway and is subject to Norwegian taxes and benefits, including public health care benefits and pension savings.

The city of Bergen offers a mild coastal climate and hosts rich opportunities for culture and outdoor activities, as well as a family-friendly environment. To explore the city, go to visitnorway.com.

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Contact details

For questions and inquiries about the NHH PhD programme, please contact phd@nhh.no. Further inquiry regarding this position should be directed to Professor Tina Søreide by e-mail: tina.soreide@nhh.no.

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