[Job Vacancy] PhD Research Scholar positions – Department of Professional and Intercultural Communication

The PhD specialisation

NHH is pleased to announce vacancies as PhD research scholar at the Department of Professional and Intercultural Communication. The department welcomes applications within three fields of research as specified below.

The PhD specialisations offered by the Department of Professional and Intercultural Communication aims to give dedicated students solid training in performing high quality research. The students must undertake relevant course work equivalent to 45 ECTS. Given the international focus of the department, the PhD research scholars are strongly encouraged to carry out some of their coursework abroad or at other Norwegian institutions.

Qualifying education in the PhD specialisations in Professional and intercultural Communication should normally be a master’s degree in language/linguistics or translation. Emphasis will be placed on the quality and relevance of the research proposal. Some formal education in economics, business administration or other social sciences is an advantage. 

In the application, candidates should state explicitly which research area they are applying for. Research proposals should preferably include a sustainability perspective.

Specialised translation 
The research proposal should focus on translation of specialised texts preferably from or into Norwegian or a Scandinavian language, but other language combinations may also be relevant.
Contact: claudia.hegrenaes@nhh.no

Digital text analysis
The research proposal should include computational approaches and focus on data and topics relevant for business organisations.
Contact: christian.langerfeld@nhh.no

Discourse analysis/Conversation analysis
The research proposal should focus on the qualitative study of professional communication. Possible topics include, but are not restricted to, intersubjectivity, pragmatic strategies, multilingualism, or English as a business lingua franca.
Contact: kaisa.pietikainen@nhh.no

For more information about the Department of Professional and Intercultural Communication and its research activities, visit the department’s website

Start date: August 2024

For more details, please visit: https://www.jobbnorge.no/en/available-jobs/job/253419/phd-research-scholar-positions-department-of-professional-and-intercultural-communication