BrightOwl Loader Loading

PhD Position in Innovation Economics and Strategy Leuven Belgium,  

KU Leuven (company)

Posted on : 28 May 2017

Project Description

  • The candidate will engage in academic research and is expected to obtain a doctoral degree within 4 years.
  • In the first year, the doctoral course program has to be completed.
  • Doctoral students are also expected to assist in the supervision of Master theses within the domain of their research and expertise. 
  • Research will be part of a funded project regarding the role of global cities  as innovation hubs and magnets of multinational firms  R&D investments. 
  • The project will draw both on (regional) economics approaches and insights from the international business and strategy literature, with empirical application to large firm-level datasets and patent-based innovation indicators.
  •  The project involves international collaboration with researchers.

  • Candidates have a background in (Business)Economics, Commercial Engineering, Business studies, or related domains. 
  • They preferably have obtained a research master degree with due attention to quantitative and methodological courses. 
  • Excellent skills in handling large base, quantitative methods, and programming are required. 
  • Candidates have a strong interest in academic research and can show excellent (honors-level) results in prior studies.
  • Candidates are fluent in spoken and written English. 

  • We offer a 1 year contract renewable each year up to a total of 4 years. 
  • PhD candidates at our university have a salaried position with social security coverage and earn approximately 25k


3000 Leuven Belgium

Find a Job Find Candidates

Similar Jobs

Other jobs in Belgium

Other jobs in Leuven

Other similar job in Leuven

Other Jobs

Most Recent Searches

Most Famous Searches

You might also like