Luleå University of Technology is experiencing strong growth with world leading competence in several areas of research. Our research is conducted in close collaboration with industries such as Bosch, Ericsson, Scania, LKAB, SKF and leading international universities. Luleå University of Technology has a total turnover of SEK 1.7 billion per year. We currently have 1,650 employees and 15,500 students.
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The research subject Entrepreneurship and innovation include organizational development with a particular focus on business development based on innovative products, services and production solutions, as well as ways to manage and organize operations. The research group collaborates with large national and international companies, small and medium-sized companies (SMEs), policy makers and other research groups. Research results are produced in close cooperation with industry and other actors.
We are now looking for a postdoctoral researcher for an ongoing project focusing on business model innovation for digitization and automation. The project aim is to develop the ability of Swedish B2B companies and their partners to commercialize digital business model innovations in national and international markets. Examples include fleet & site management services, autonomous solutions and industrial digital platforms. The project involves researchers and more than 40 companies such as ABB, Ericsson, Scania, Boliden, Volvo CE, SCA Forestry, and Komatsu Forest. A significant part of the project is focused on addressing business needs by mapping out challenges, proposing methods for improvement and facilitating the implementation of the proposed methods.
A postdoctoral researcher position involves being part of a research group where you, in collaboration with others conduct scientific work. It includes collecting and analyzing data, and writing high impact scientific articles, together with others in the research group and individually. We expect the post-doc to target publications in journals on level 3 and 4 in the ABS journal guide. The scientific work for this position will be conducted within the above-described project, and the postdoctoral researcher will be responsible for relationship building and interaction with industrial partners. The position also involves presenting research nationally and internationally, and participating in seminar activities within the research group. Departmental duties such as teaching can also be included but main focus is on research tasks.
We are looking for a candidate who has a PhD, preferably within business administration or industrial engineering and management (or equivalent). You should have a strong research credentials related to the research project described above. We expect the post doc to have a solid publication record in journals in ABS level 2-4. Due to the qualitative nature of the research project experience in conducting qualitative research studies is a merit. The position requires good knowledge of oral and written communication in English. Good knowledge of the Swedish language is a merit.
Employment (100%) for the position is limited to two year.
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In case of different interpretations of the English and Swedish versions of this announcement, the Swedish version takes precedence.
Please apply for this position by clicking on the apply button below. The application should include a CV, personal letter reflecting on the topic of the project and how you intend to contribute (about 1 - 2 A4 pages) and copies of verified diplomas from high school and universities (with list over courses with grades). 2-3 academic papers and/or thesis that shows your scientific competence. Mark your application with the reference number below. Your application, including diplomas, must be written in English or Swedish.
Reference number: 3265-2020
Last day of application: November 25, 2020
|Intitulé||Postdoctoral researcher in Entrepreneurship and Innovation - Digital business model innovation|
|Employeur||Luleå University of Technology|
|Job location||Universitetsområdet, Porsön, 971 87 Luleå|
|Publié||septembre 28, 2020|
|Date limite d'inscription||novembre 25, 2020|
|Types d'emploi||Post doc  |
|Domaines de recherche :||Économie industrielle,   Administration des affaires,   Entrepreneuriat,   Systèmes d'information,   Gestion  |