Molde University College (Norway) announces one scholarship in the area of International Business/Marketing


We are seeking candidates with a strong background in the areas of Business and/or Marketing.

However, candidates with a strong background in statistics, mathematics or related fields are also encouraged to apply.


The Scholarship:

-          The appointment period is up to 4 years. An appointment period on 4 years includes 25% working duties to the College (teaching and/or supervising).

The positions will be remunerated at wage level 54 on the Norwegian State salary scale, with gross salary from NOK 479 600 a year (approx., 46 900 EUR; $52 000 USD – depending on exchange rates), of which 2 % is deducted for the Norwegian State Pension Fund. 



-          You must have completed a Master's degree and the minimum average grade of the Master's degree should be grade B or better on the ECTS grading scale, or an equivalent average grade on other grading scales.

-          A good statistical knowledge and background is necessary.

-          Ability to use, or willingness to learn different statistical packages (e.g. STATA, 'R').

-          An interest in the topic of exit behaviour of firms.

-          Excellent written and spoken communication in English. Applicants whose first language is not English must have a pass in an approved test in English. Candidates must have one of the following approved English tests:

o   IELTS (Academic) with an overall score of at least 6.5, with no subtest less than 6.0

o   TOEFL: 600 (paper-based test), 94 (Internet-based test)

o   In extraordinary circumstances, formal documentation of language skills can be relinquished. In such cases, the candidate's language skills will be assessed in an interview.


How to apply:

-          You are asked to apply via the website

-          You must submit:

o   Description of your proposed research topic, maximum 5 pages (in English). The description must give a title, an outline of the research including research question(s), theory, research method and the novelty of the research with respect to the existing academic literature. A proposal that does not meet these guidelines will cause a rejection of your application.

o   CV (summarising your education and work experience).

o   Copies of your educational certificates and transcripts must be in English or in a Scandinavian language, and with documented marks scales. Lack of possibilities for verification of the documents will cause a rejection of your application.

o   Your Master’s thesis.

o   Three letters of recommendation. Recommendations should be written by people who are able to assess your academic and personal qualifications. 


-          The application deadline is 22.12.2019.


Further information:

-          Further information about the position and how to apply please visit:

-          Please contact Professor Carlos M.P. Sousa ([log in to unmask])





Carlos M. P. Sousa

Professor of Marketing and Business Strategy

Head of Marketing, Innovation, International Business & Strategy Group

Associate Editor – International Marketing Review


Faculty of Business Administration and Social Sciences

Britvegen 2

6410 Molde


Tel: +47 711 95 745




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