PhD Scholarship in Digitalisation of Business-to-Business Markets University of Southern Denmark, Department of Entrepreneurship and Relationship Management Denmark

PhD Scholarship in Digitalisation of Business-to-Business Markets


A PhD scholarship in digitalisation of business-to-business markets is vacant at the Department of Entrepreneurship and Relationship Management ( from 15 August 2019, or as soon as possible thereafter, for a period of three years. Workplace will be at the department on Campus Sønderborg.


Digitalisation is changing the way business-to-business firms develop their business, innovation and communication etc. The focus of this PhD project is on the effects digitalisation has on business-to-business marketing. Digtalisering influence the way companies deliver value and how they make money. Digitalisation gives the possibility to create new value for customers by combining value nets of different companies and communicating customer value in new ways e.g. in form of internet of things.


We are seeking a talented candidate with strong analytical and problem solving skills, who is strong in written and oral communication, possesses excellent interpersonal skills and the capability to interact and to form relationships with companies and other stakeholders.


Only applicants with a relevant Master's degree and a project that falls within the above area will be considered for the position.


The Department of Entrepreneurship and Relationship Management (IER) is a dynamic and entrepreneurial work environment, where the abilities to form relationships and to work within teams are a historical and fundamental part of the department culture. The department has activities in Kolding, Sønderborg and Slagelse with approx. 74 employees engaged in research and teaching in the fields of design management, entrepreneurship, business-to-business marketing, supply chain management and business networks, and organisational studies.


The PhD programme includes an individual education programme with coursework equivalent to 6 months. PhD research includes a 3-6 months’ stay at a research institute abroad and, over the period of the programme, you will acquire experience of teaching or dissemination activities. You are expected to participate in general research activities at the department.


If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact: Professor Per V. Freytag ( or Associate Professor Anna Marie Dyhr Ulrich (


Application, salary, etc.


If you are a non-Danish speaking applicant, please make sure to enter the English version of the webpage in order to receive information in English when applying.


Your employment as a Salaried PhD Research Fellow is governed by the agreement of 10 November 2015 on Graduate Employees in government appendix 5 – protocol on PhD Research Fellows. The scholarship runs for three years.


An application must include:


  • Detailed CV
  • A certified copy of your master’s degree certificate including all examination results
  • Application form (please see below)
  • A project description (max 5 pages of 2400 characters each, including spaces, notes, appendices, bibliography etc.)
  • An abstract for the above project description of no more than 250 words

When applying for a PhD scholarship, please fill in the application form available on our web page. On the webpage of the PhD-school, you can find the guidelines for preparing your project proposal within the PhD programme in Business AdministrationAll non-Danish documents must be translated into English. Applications will be assessed by a committee. When the evaluation committee has submitted its report, the applicant will receive the part of the evaluation that concerns him/her.


Applications that are incomplete with regard to the above requirements will not be assessed by the committee.

Shortlisting and tests may be used in the assessment process.


The University wishes our staff to reflect the diversity of society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.


As part of the overall assessment of the applicant’s qualifications, an interview may be applied.


Applications must be submitted electronically using the link "Apply online". Uploaded files must be in Adobe PDF (unlocked) or Word format.


Read the guideline for applicants 

Each field can only contain a single file of max. 10 Mb.

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