PhD Candidate: Living Lab Sustainable Supply Chain Management in Healthcare

PhD Candidate: Living Lab Sustainable Supply Chain Management in Healthcare

Published Deadline Location
6 Aug 1 Sep Nijmegen

Job description

As a PhD Candidate you will conduct research in the project ‘Living Lab Sustainable Supply Chain Management in Healthcare’ (SSCMH), a joint research project between the Institute for Management Research of Radboud University and the Faculty of Engineering of HAN University of Applied Sciences and other partners. The project is funded by the Dutch Research Council (NWO).
 
The project investigates sustainable healthcare logistics, especially last-mile solutions. It will make use of two living labs to support the creation, development and implementation of next-generation concepts. By working closely with all related stakeholders and using a transdisciplinary research approach we ensure that the developed knowledge and solutions deliver a contribution to societal challenges and, at the same time, have sound business potential. This PhD project will focus on how a fair allocation of resources and benefits can be organised in this multi-stakeholder context, how value is created and captured, which business model concepts are appropriate, and how long-term collaboration and stability can be achieved.
 
Your task will be to conduct research, predominately through applying qualitative research procedures in the two living labs, to contribute to the overall interdisciplinary research collaboration, to write scientific articles, and to complete a PhD thesis in time. You will also participate in conferences, workshops and other scholarly and valorisation activities.

Specifications

Radboud University

Requirements

  • a Master’s degree, preferably a Research Master’s degree, in Business, Organisation Studies, Sociology, or a related field;
  • academic excellence, as demonstrated by grade transcripts and CV;
  • relevant research experience and an interest in translating research ideas and findings for the benefit of non-academic stakeholders (e.g. managers and policymakers);
  • a solid understanding of qualitative research procedures;
  • excellent command of written and spoken English and proficiency in Dutch;
  • the ability to work both independently and as a team player in an interdisciplinary context;
  • the ability to finish your PhD thesis in time, i.e. strong skills in project management; flexibility, proactive behaviour and excellent academic writing skills.

Conditions of employment

  • employment: 1.0 FTE
  • the gross starting salary amounts to €2,325 per month, and will increase to €2,972 in the fourth year (P scale)
  • in addition to the salary: an 8% holiday allowance and an 8.3% end-of-year bonus
  • you will be appointed for an initial period of 18 months, after which your performance will be evaluated. If the evaluation is positive, the contract will be extended by 2.5 years (4 year contract)
  • Dutch University job profile: PhD Candidate (Promovendus)
  • you will be able to make use of our Dual Career Service where our Dual Career Officer will assist with family related support, such as child care, and help your partner prepare for the local labour market and with finding an occupation

 
Intended start date is 1 November 2019.

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Employer

Strategically located in Europe, Radboud University is one of the leading academic communities in the Netherlands. A place with a personal touch, where top-flight education and research take place on a beautiful green campus in modern buildings with state-of-art facilities.

Department

Nijmegen School of Management
You will be part of the Institute for Management Research (IMR) at Radboud University. The IMR aims to create knowledge for society and carries out state-of-the-art research into complex problems of governance and management in order to explain the causes of these problems, and to use that knowledge to create potential solutions.
 
You will be part of the Chair of Organisational Development and Design and will be jointly supervised by Prof. Lauche, Dr Blazevic (Marketing) and Dr Ziggers (Strategy).
 
Further information on Nijmegen School of Management
Further information on Institute of Management Research

Additional information

Kristina Lauche, Professor Organisational Design & Development
k.lauche@fm.ru.nl

No commercial propositions please.

Specifications

  • PhD positions
  • Economics
  • max. 38 hours per week
  • University Graduate
  • 27.30.19

Employer

Location

Comeniuslaan 4, 6525 HP, Nijmegen

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Application procedure

The first round of interviews will take place in week 37.

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Application procedure

Application procedure

The first round of interviews will take place in week 37.

Make sure to apply no later than 1 Sep 2019 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).