Available opening for a postdoctoral fellowship in Norway

Organization Name / Department
BI Norwegian Business School
Organization Short Name
Website of the organization / department
Organization Type
Higher Education Institution
Research Fields
Social Sciences and Humanities (SOC) Economic Sciences (ECO)
Sub-Fields / Keywords
– Macroeconomics
– Energy economics
– Migration
– Organizational studies
– Organizational psychology
– Resilience
– Corporate sustainability
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action(s) of interest
  • European Postdoctoral Fellowships
Short Description of the Organization / Department
BI is an independent, not-for-profit foundation, whose sole purpose is teaching and research. BI is the main provider of research-based knowledge in the business and management disciplines in Norway. Since its founding in 1943, BI has focused on bridging the gap between academia and practice. A part of the school’s strategy for 2025 is “Shaping people and business for an international, digital and sustainable future”. BI has approximately 20,000 students and 430 academic staff, including over 70 doctoral students. The research faculty is organized into nine separate departments, with research centers dedicated to business and economics, marketing, finance, and general management. With accreditations from AACSB (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), EQUIS (European Quality Improvement System), and AMBA (The Association of MBAs), BI is a “Triple Crown” school. BI has extensive support for faculty, such as a highly professional and modern library and a Learning Resource Centre for research and teaching support. There are well-equipped research laboratories and a faculty club to facilitate the transfer and application of knowledge.
Previous Related Projects / Research Experience
1. Coordinator, FUFRI (ERC-2021-STG) Project ID 101040188
2. Coordinator, ARTSFORMATION (TRANSFORMATIONS-2019) Project ID 870726
3. Coordinator, 3D-In-Macro (ERC-2019-STG) Project ID 851891
4. Partner, SmartFood (EEA/Norway Grant-2020) Project ID PL-Applied Research-0076
5. Partner and network secretary of NORSI – Nordic Research School in Innovation (norsi.no)
Thematic areas and list of supervisors who are looking forward to preparing a project proposal with postdoctoral researchers
1. Applied macroeconomics on themes related to, e.g., energy markets, structural change, and economic policy (supervisor: Prof. Leif Anders Thorsrud, Centre for Applied Macroeconomics and Commodity Prices, BI).
See call for Expressions of Interest here: https://bi.easycruit.com/vacancy/3098433/41116?iso=gb

2. Migration and organizational studies or organizational psychology (supervisor: Associate Prof. Lina Daouk-Öyry, Department of Leadership and Organizational Behaviour, BI).
See call for Expressions of Interest here: https://bi.easycruit.com/vacancy/3098503/41116?iso=gb

3. Resilience and corporate sustainability (Supervisor: Prof. Gabriel R.G. Benito, Department of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, BI).
See call for Expressions of Interest here: https://bi.easycruit.com/vacancy/3098509/41116?iso=gb

Contact Person/ Position in the Organisation/ Phone/ E-mail
Research Administration Office
Email: research@bi.no
Necessary documents
1. CV
2. Two-page outline of proposed project that includes a brief description of:
– the purpose of the project, including the hypothesis or central research question that the project seeks to test/answer
– why it is important to undertake this research, including how the project contributes to the state-of-the-art
– what research methodology and approach will be used
– the complementary between the candidate and supervisor, and why BI is an appropriate host institution
Approx. EUR 6 538 (5 080*CCC) per month in gross salary. This gross amount is subject to taxes and social security deductions.
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