I am currently looking for a motivated PhD-student to work on the project "The role and behavior of European state-owned enterprises in times of crisis". If you are interested in analysing 'market vs government' using firm-level data, want to continue your education by obtaining a PhD in Economics and hold a Master's degree in Economics contact Prof. B. Merlevede at the Department of Economics at Ghent University (bruno.merlevede"AT"ugent.be) for more information.
WHAT I AM LOOKING FOR
You hold a degree of Master of Science in Economics (or equivalent) with a strong empirical and theoretical background. You belong to the top 20% of your class. You have a strong interest in scientific research with a view to obtaining a PhD. An additional advanced or research master's degree in economics is an advantage.
A PhD-position at the department of economics at Ghent University for four years
Funding for conferences, summer schools.
90% research time and 10% assistance duties for the department.
Appointment starts on 1 March 2020 at the earliest.
Through email directed at bruno.merlevede"AT"ugent.be, mention in the subject “Application PhD Position State-owned enterprises”
Your application must include the following documents: a motivation letter; CV; an overview of the study results for the courses that you followed and for your master’s thesis; a transcript of your degree.
If you have a foreign diploma in a language other than Dutch, French, German or English, please add a translation in one of the mentioned languages. For diplomas awarded outside the European Union a certificate of equivalence (NARIC) must be submitted. (This can be requested via www.naricvlaanderen.be/en).