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Posted on 10 June 2024

Doctoral student (licentiate) in Resilient Public Transport, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm

Employer is now looking for a PhD student who, in collaboration with the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), wants to explore the role and character of a socio-ecologically resilient public transport system in a longer-term perspective. We focus on the effects of transformative trends (pandemic, working from home, etc.), and how the mobility needs of all users are met in a way that is efficient, equitable and resilient to disruption. Sub-studies may include mapping of development trends, simulations of future systems, and resilience solutions supported by simulated case studies.

Supervision: You will be part of the Division of Transport Planning at KTH, with your studies supervised by Professor Erik Jenelius. 

Offer

  • The possibility to study in a dynamic and international research environment in collaboration with industries and prominent universities from all over the world.
  • A workplace with many employee benefits and monthly salary according to KTH’s Doctoral student salary agreement.
  • A postgraduate education at an institution that is active and supportive in matters pertaining to working conditions, gender equality and diversity as well as study environment.
  • Work and study in Stockholm, close to nature and the water.
  • Help to relocate and be settled in Sweden and at KTH.

Admission requirements

To be admitted to postgraduate education (Chapter 7, 39 § Swedish Higher Education Ordinance), the applicant must have basic eligibility in accordance with either of the following:

  • passed a second cycle degree (for example a master’s degree), or
  • completed course requirements of at least 240 higher education credits, of which at least 60 second-cycle higher education credits, or
  • acquired, in some other way within or outside the country, substantially equivalent knowledge

In addition to the above, there is also a mandatory requirement for English equivalent to English B/6.

Type of employment: Temporary position
Contract type: Full time
First day of employment: According to agreement
Salary: Monthly salary according to KTH’s doctoral student salary agreement
Number of positions: 1
Full-time equivalent: 100%
City: Stockholm
County: Stockholms län
Country: Sweden
Reference number: A-2024-1106
Contact: Professor Erik Jenelius, erik.jenelius@abe.kth.se


Application deadline: 3 July 2024
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Posted on 3 June 2024

Post-Doc position in Urban and regional economics in the Department of Land Economy in Cambridge with college affiliation.

Fixed-term: 1 September 2024 to 31 August 2027.

The Department of Land Economy and Queens’ College wish to appoint a Isaac Newton Trust Academic Career Development Fellow in Urban and Regional Economics with effect from 1 September 2024, for a period of three years. The Academic Career Development Fellow will carry out research in the Department of Land Economy and will teach and contribute to the administration and other activities of the Department and of Queens’ College. They will be elected to a Bye-Fellowship at Queens’ College.

The Fellowship is offered through partnership between the Department Land Economy and Queen’s College.

As an Isaac Newton Trust Academic Career Development Fellow, you will have an opportunity to:

  • enjoy protected time for an independent research project;
  • be embedded in a Faculty research and teaching culture;
  • teach in Colleges in small groups;
  • to act as a College Director of Studies for students choosing to take papers in Land Economy;
  • teach undergraduate and/or Masters students in a Faculty setting;
  • be mentored by Faculty members in academic skills (teaching, research, publication, grant applications, academic administration).

More information about Queens’ College can be found here: www.queens.cam.ac.uk

Informal enquiries are welcomed and should be directed to Professor Martin Dixon, Head of Department, Department of Land Economy, on hod@landecon.cam.ac.uk If you have any queries regarding the application process please contact the Schools HR Team on hr@hsps.cam.ac.uk

Application deadline: 30 June 2024
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Posted on 13 May 2024

8 fully funded PhD positions in Economics, Analytics and Decision Sciences (EADS) at the IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca

The IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca is seeking 8 talented doctoral candidates in its Economics, Analytics and Decision Sciences (EADS) PhD Program.

The EADS Program trains PhD students of all nationalities to undertake cutting-edge research in a wide range of economic and social disciplines with a unique multidisciplinary approach that relies on the unifying language of statistics and data science, as well as on selected tools from computer science and psychology.

EADS students also have the opportunity of completing their research projects under joint supervision (double-degree) with partner universities, including KU Leuven (Belgium) and the University of Alicante (Spain). All students are encouraged to spend visiting research periods at international organizations, both within the Erasmus+ framework and through ad hoc mobility agreements.

EADS in a nutshell

  • Contract Type: Scholarship up to 48  months
  • Commitment: Full time
  • Location: Lucca (Tuscany, Italy)
  • Official language: English
  • Starting date: early November 2024
  • Benefits: free room (all year round), free meals at the canteen (lunch and dinner, all year round), free access to campus facilities, additional research and international mobility funds, insurance coverages, social security coverage

Your Role

  • First year: Follow courses in your tailor-made scientific training program
  • Second and third year: Engage in your own research (both at Lucca and abroad) under the guidance of at least one Advisor from the Faculty
  • Develop three or more research papers for your doctoral thesis
  • Participate in the daily academic and campus life, including seminars, conferences, workshops attendance, public outreach activities etc.

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree or equivalent, possibly in Economics, Management, Statistics, Law, Physics, Computer Science, Engineering, Logic and Philosophy of Science, Mathematics, Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences, or in contiguous areas (to be obtained by October 31st, 2024)
  • Excellent communication skills in English
  • Demostrated solid quantitative skills, comparable with those acquired in economics-managerial degrees
  • Enthusiasm for research, critical thinking, and interest in policy-relevant issues

We offer

  • An exciting multidisciplinary and international research environment with ample opportunities to exchange with scholars from related disciplines at international Universities
  • Work under the supervision of at least one Advisor from the faculty
  • Work in a team with several other doctoral candidates, postdoc researchers and faculty
  • A tailor-made scientific training program with a wide range of courses, lectures and seminars by leading researchers
  • Mentoring, training and career development support
  • A highly competitive full-time PhD Position with
    • a scholarship up to 4 consecutive years
    • social security coverage
    • free accommodation on the sustainable and accessible campus (all year round)
    • free meals on campus (lunch and dinner, all year round)
    • additional research funds
    • additional international mobility funds
    • insurance coverages (liability, accident)
    • no tuition fees

How to apply

You are welcome to submit your application through the online application system at the following link: https://www.imtlucca.it/en/phd/information-for-students

There’s no application fee.

You must register and then provide the requested data and documents. You may complete your application accessing multiple times the online application system.

Students graduating by 31st October 2024 are also welcome to apply.

Deadline for applications: 21st June 2024 at 12.59pm CEST

No application shall be accepted after the deadline.

Application Schedule

  • Publication of short-listed candidates: July 8th, 2024
  • Interview of short-listed candidates: July 9-11st, 2024
  • Notification of admission: end of July
  • The EADS program will start on November 4, 2024

For more information, please get in touch with Alberto Hidalgo Escudero: alberto.hidalgo@imtlucca.it or phdapplications@imtlucca.it

The IMT School is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Application deadline: 21 June 2024
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