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|Job Title||Early Stage Researcher (PhD candidate) - Linking open innovation mechanisms for environmental sustainably goals|
|Career level||[not specified]|
|Desired education level||Advanced Degree|
|Salary||Maximum of 39,217.20 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 LUISS (Rome, Italy) and enrolled in a PhD programme in this institution.
PHD PROJECT DESCRIPTION
Linking open innovation mechanisms for environmental sustainably goals
This ESR project focuses on the role of open innovation mechanisms in orchestrating innovation ecosystems to address environmentally sustainable goals. Expected results are a) in-depth understanding on the dynamics of digital transformation in innovation ecosystem; b) critical knowledge of the possibilities offered by open innovation mechanisms to achieve for environmental sustainability and other related ecosystem-level goals; c) capacity to elaborate high-level managerial and policy recommendations.
Innovation studies, Marketing, Operations, Strategy
EINST4INE research programs involve comprehensive, independent research under the supervision of an expert supervising team. For the current position, these are:
ESR will collaborate with Prof. Anne-Laure Mention and Dr. Justyna Dabrowska. They will offer their insights and expertise, and link to Australian companies for further data collection.
Candidates should have a master’s degree in one of the following disciplines or related fields: Management, Organisation Sciences, Innovation, Strategy (or equivalent).
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 48-monhts full-time research grant (“assegno di ricerca”), starting from 1st September 2021. The position will be based in Rome (Italy) and international travels 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 up to 3,268.10 euros. Depending on the family status at the time of recruitment, the remuneration can be top-up with an allowance of 407.10 euros. The monthly amount includes contributions to be paid by the researcher. Contributions to be paid by the researcher are based on the current rate on the country of the host institution. The grantee will not be entitled to payments other than the ones above mentioned; more specifically, s/he will not be entitled to the bonus for the end of the contract (“trattamento fine di rapporto”).
The University provides accident and liability insurance coverage for the awardee of the research grant in the context of the research activities.
The ESR will be awarded a research grant – “assegno di ricerca” which has the form of a temporary contract drawn up under civil law. This temporary, fixed-term, contract does not, in any way, represent a permanent contract of dependent work and does not give any right to permanent positions within the University.
The research grant (“assegno di ricerca”) is regulated by the following laws:
The grantee will have the obligation to enrol at the same time to the Research Doctoral Program, XXXVII cycle in Management for the awarding of the PhD, as mandated by the above - mentioned Project. The enrolment to the Research Doctoral Program XXXVII cycle which is comprised of four years of full-time study is ruled by the following laws:
The grantee will carry out full time research activities relative to the EINST4INE project (Grant Agreement No. 956745) unless duly justified family or personal reasons intervene, accepted by the Commission; s/he will carry out the research thoroughly taking into account its scientific and professional character and the fact that the University has to respect the obligations arising from the Grant Agreement.
The activity is suspended in cases of obligatory leave for maternity, parental leave and illness and it can be extended, according to the current legislation. Authorized leave periods shorter than 30 days in a year are not considered suspensions.
The ESRs will be involved in a Marie Skłodowska-Curie network with excellent opportunities for scientific and personal development.
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):
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.