Italy : 1 position with 1 fellowship for PhD in Management

The PhD in Management deals with management topics which characterise current research activities in strategy, organization, innovation and international business. It is strongly oriented towards a deeper understanding of links between innovative services and competitiveness. Particular emphasis is given to:
- the management of innovation processes and the international competitiveness of firms, institutions, as well as local, regional and national systems
- the management of innovative services, such as environmental, insurance, health, technological and industrial policy services.

Admission Requirements

- possession of Master of Science (M.Sc.), or a Master of Arts (M.A.), or equivalent title and possession of an internationally acknowledged certificate specifying their level of English knowledge (as per art. 2, par. 3).
- Applicants should not be older than 35 years by June 14, 2010. Candidates older than 35 may be exceptionally admitted considering the experience gained.

Positions and grants

- 1 position with 1 fellowship (amounting to € 14.500 per year + free meals at school’s canteen + Campus facilities).
The School may also admit eligible candidates without grants up to a maximum number of 1 post. They will take part in the Programme at their own expenses but they will not have to pay any tuition fee.

- applications must be submitted on line by June 14, 2010, 12 pm GMT at ;
- a hardcopy of the application (signed by the candidate), together with the enclosures requested, must reach by June 21, 2010:

Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna
Divisione Formazione Universitaria e alla Ricerca
Piazza Martiri della Libertà 33
56127 PISA, Italy

“Application PhD in Management” must be written on the envelope.

Application and attachments
Candidates must attach to the hard copy of the application:
the copy of their Passport,
two copies of their Curriculum Vitae et Studiorum (please use the EU model);
the academic record with the full list of courses and grades (in English, in French, in German, in Spanish or in Italian);
copy of candidate Master Degree or equivalent;
two copies of the abstract of their Master Degree thesis (when applicable) in English, and a copy of any other publication that they deem suitable;
the certificate of knowledge of the English language (as per art. 2, par. 3);
two copies of a Research Project, of no more than 2,500 words, which will describe the research activities that applicants would like to perform during the PhD course. The Research Project should include: 1) title; 2) description of the main research question and discussion of previous research in the field; 3) description of research hypotheses, with brief discussion of key variables; 4) description of the research method that will be used and expected results; 5) possible policy implications;
at least two Reference Letters written by scholars who have supervised the applicant’s work during his/her university studies;
a numbered list of documents attached.
Selection of applicants
- Assessment of the titles: the submitted documents and publications, including the CV, and the Research Project.

Beginning of the PhD Programme
The PhD Programme will start on October 1, 2010


Application Deadline : 14 June 2010

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