At the Technical Faculty of IT and Design, Department of Planning, one or more PhD stipend(s) is/are available within the general study programme Planning and Development. The stipend(s) is/are open for appointment from 1 May 2020 or soon hereafter.The Department of Planning conducts research and teaching on development and planning in a broad sense, including social science aspects as well as more technical aspects of development, and with a focus on environmental, international as well as administrative dimensions.
The PhD project is part of a collaboration between Danish Crown and Aalborg University regarding the climate footprint of meat products. The project will contribute to executing of the sustainability and climate strategy of Danish Crown by developing and testing the concept of product environmental footprint and by investigating how to include more environmental impact categories in order to get a comprehensive picture of the impact of beef production.
Further, the project will be part of identifying one or more strategic areas with environmental improvement potentials by integrating circular economy principles in assessment of these potentials. Finally, the PhD is also expected to contribute to creating and implementing partnerships for carbon footprint reductions and increased value creation in the whole value chain from farm to fork.
The PhD project is part of MADE – Manufacturing Academy of Denmark that is the Danish national innovation and research platform for the manufacturing industry in Denmark. MADE supports and strengthens the manufacturing industry in Denmark through implementation of state-of-the-art manufacturing technology via applied industrial research projects and a range of various innovation activities and educational initiatives.
You may obtain further information from Professor Arne Remmen, Department of Planning, firstname.lastname@example.org concerning the scientific aspects of the stipend.
PhD stipends are allocated to individuals, who hold a Master degree. PhD stipends are normally for a period of 3 years. It is a prerequisite for allocation of the stipend that the candidate will be enrolled as a PhD student at the Doctoral School of the Technical Faculty of IT and Design, in accordance with the regulations of Ministerial
Order No. 1039 of August 27, 2013 on the PhD Programme at the Universities and Certain Higher Artistic Educational Institutions. According to the Ministerial Order, the progress of the PhD student shall be assessed every six months. It is a prerequisite for continuation of salary payment that the previous progress is approved at the time of the evaluation.
The qualifications of the applicants will be assessed by an assessment committee. On the basis of the recommendation of the assessment committee, the Dean of the Technical Faculty of IT and Design will make a decision for allocating the stipend.
For further information about stipends and salary as well as practical issues concerning the application procedure contact Ms. Bettina Wedde, The Technical Faculty of IT and Design, email: email@example.com, phone: +45 9940 9909.
The faculty have a research school, The Technical Doctoral School of IT and Design: http://www.phd.tech.aau.dk/ and a PhD association and network for PhD students at AAU http://www.phd.tech.aau.dk/current-students/PAU/.
The application is only to be submitted online by using the “Apply online” button below.
AAU wishes to reflect the diversity of society and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background or belief.
Appointment and salary as a PhD fellow are according to the Ministry of Finance Circular of November 10, 2015 on the Collective Agreement for Academics in Denmark, Appendix 5, regarding PhD fellows, and with the Ministry of Finance current circular on the employment structure at Danish Universities.
Deadline: 19 April 2020
Unit: Department of Planning
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Post expires on Sunday April 19th, 2020