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|Job Title||Early Stage Researcher (PhD candidate) - Organizational capabilities, processes and structures that support and drive digital transformation|
|Career level||[not specified]|
|Desired education level||Advanced Degree|
|Salary||Estimated to 32,500 euros – additional family allowance based on personal circumstances may apply|
ABOUT THE POSITION
The PhD position is part of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action ‟European Training Network for InduStry Digital Transformation across Innovation Ecosystems” (EINST4INE), coordinated by RMIT Europe. EINST4INE project aims to develop new concepts, approaches and methods in the area of digital transformation and brings together a unique group of world-leading experts in the areas of Open Innovation, Industry 4.0, digital transformation and innovation ecosystems.
EINST4INE six academic beneficiaries will recruit altogether 15 Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) working in the domain of industrial digital transformation who will meet regularly via a coordinated exchange programme organised across the international network, comprising secondments, visits, training events, workshops, and summer schools. The successful candidate will be based at RMIT Europe (Barcelona, Spain) and enrolled in a PhD programme at RMIT University (Melbourne, Australia). Multiple international travels are foreseen among which participation to the project activities across Europe, visits and secondments to partner organisations, and long-term stay at RMIT University in Melbourne.
PHD PROJECT DESCRIPTION
Organizational capabilities, processes and structures that support and drive digital transformation
This ESR project will a) identify and examine organizational capabilities, processes and structures (formal and informal) that support and drive (or hinder) digital transformation; b) investigate what are the organizational capabilities that advance (or hinder) the digital transformation and use of enabling technologies across industries (with particular focus on mature companies in low-tech sectors). The research will mainly employ qualitative research design including action research approach.
Technology management, innovation management, strategy
EINST4INE research programs involve comprehensive, independent research under the supervision of an expert supervising team. For the current position, these are:
The ideal candidate should have educational background in business, economics, management, industrial management, information systems, engineering (with a technology management background).
Candidates should hold a degree entitling to enrol in a PhD programme. This could be:
At RMIT a grade of distinction represents academic achievement of 70% or higher and a high distinction is 80% or higher.
Professional experience is an asset but not formally required.
ELIGIBILITY AND KEY SELECTION CRITERIA
To be eligible, you need to be an “Early Stage Researcher”, simultaneously fulfil the following criteria at the time of recruitment:
The positions adhere to the European policy of balanced ethnicity, age and gender. Both men and women are encouraged to apply.
We offer a 36-months full-time work contract, expected to start on 1st September 2021. The position will be based in Barcelona (Spain) and international travels, including to Australia, are foreseen.
The remuneration, in line with the European Commission rules for Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant holders, will consists of a salary augmented by a mobility allowance, resulting in a gross monthly salary of 2,700 euros, with possibility to be raised depending on the candidate’s family status at the time of recruitment.
The ESRs will be involved in a Marie Skłodowska-Curie network with excellent opportunities for scientific and personal development. These include:
Applicants will be selected on their potential for scientific excellence and adaptability to work in a multicultural environment. Recruitment will be a transparent, open and equal process following the guidelines of the European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers. Carefully read the guidelines before applying. NB: the recruitment and interview process for this position is specific to EINST4INE project. Still, applicants should make sure they comply with the recruiting institution conditions.
The application must be submitted online, together with the following supporting documents (in English):
NB: the recruitment and interview process for this position is specific to EINST4INE project. Still, applicants are encouraged to carefully read RMIT University application tips (https://www.rmit.edu.au/careers/applying-with-us).
The data of the applicant will be collected for the sole purpose of the selection procedure, such as described in Grant Agreement No. 956745 - Horizon 2020 EINST4INE. The candidate may refer to RMIT EU (coordinator) in order to exercise her/his rights under art. 15 – 22 Reg. (EU) 2016/679.