The Technical University of Denmark invites applications for a Ph.D. position on “Entrepreneurial Team Formation in Science-based Start-ups”,665, at the Centre for Technology Entrepreneurship, Denmark – Oct 2022
Candidates should have a master's degree. Master’s degrees in a variety of disciplines will be considered. Candidates may apply prior to obtaining their master's degree, but cannot begin before having received it.In addition, we seek a candidate with:
- A longer-term interest in pursuing a research career
- Ability to work in an interdisciplinary and international environment
- Excellent writing and communication skills in English
Do you want to:
- obtain research-based knowledge about entrepreneurial team formation in science-based start-ups (such as academic spinoffs)?
- advise university technology transfer offices, incubators and other technology transfer intermediaries how to support scientist-entrepreneurs to build strong entrepreneurial teams?
How to Apply?Application Method: online_applicationRef. No. -
Applications must be submitted as one PDF file containing all materials to be given consideration. To apply, please open the link "Apply online", fill out the online application form, and attach all your materials in English in one PDF file. The file must include:
- A letter motivating the application (cover letter)
- Curriculum vitae
- Grade transcripts and BSc/MSc diploma (in English) including official description of grading scale
About the Department/Section/GroupWith rigorous research at its core, as evidenced by Faculty’s publications in top-tier academic journals (e.g., Strategic Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Perspectives, and Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice), the Centre builds the entrepreneurial capabilities of students, industry leaders, academics and policymakers to address unsolved problems, and together create new knowledge, methodologies and initiatives. The Centre is amongst the international leading entities in technology entrepreneurship. As part of a dynamic and evolving ecosystem, we combine practice-oriented education and research in entrepreneurship. We enable ethically minded entrepreneurs to build solutions that benefit people, society and the world.
Note or Other detailsWe offer DTU is a leading technical university globally recognized for the excellence of its research, education, innovation and scientific advice. We offer a rewarding and challenging job in an international environment. We strive for academic excellence in an environment characterized by collegial respect and academic freedom tempered by responsibility. Salary and appointment terms The appointment will be based on the collective agreement with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. The allowance will be agreed upon with the relevant union. The period of employment is 3 years.We expect the PhD project to start by 1 February 2023 (or according to mutual agreement).You can read more about career paths at DTU here.
Further information may be obtained from Argyro (Iro) Nikiforou, Assistant Professor, email: [email protected].You can read more about DTU Centre for Technology Entrepreneurship at www.entrepreneurship.dtu.dk.If you are applying from abroad, you may find useful information on working in Denmark and at DTU at DTU – Moving to Denmark. Furthermore, you have the option of joining our monthly free seminar “PhD relocation to Denmark and startup “Zoom” seminar” for all questions regarding the practical matters of moving to Denmark and working as a PhD at DTU.