Few PhD Positions with stipends – Data science, Economics jobs

    Few PhD Positions with stipends - Data science, Economics jobs

    Data science, Economics jobs – Few PhD Positions in Physical input-output modelling of global supply chains, at the Technical Faculty for IT and Design, Department of Planning, the Danish Centre for Environmental Assessment (DCEA), Aalborg University, Denmark

    Deadline to Apply

    May 31, 2021 (23: 59 GMT +1)


    PositionPhD Position
    No. of Position(s)Few
    Research Area– Economics
    – Data science
    – Engineering
    ScholarshipAccording to standard norms
    WorkplaceTechnical Faculty for IT and Design
    Department of Planning
    Danish Centre for Environmental Assessment (DCEA)
    Aalborg University
    Contract Period3 Years
    Starting dateJune 01, 2021


    • Have a relevant Master’s degree in economics, data science, or engineering
    • Have experience with programming (python)
    • Have experience with complex quantitative modelling, e.g., ecosystem, economic, or social modelling
    • Have a high level of English language and communication skills, both in writing and verbally


    The stipend is part of the research project “Getting the data right” for climate footprints, a 4-year research project to provide a globally unique virtual lab and database tool for quantitative assessment of the climate effects of decision alternatives, popularly speaking ‘a climate footprint generator’, and a mechanism to ensure its continuous maintenance.

    The PhD study is anticipated to cover the following aspects:

    • Automated procedures for harvesting of global data sources on physical supply and use of resources, products, wastes, and emissions, as well as temporal stock changes.
    • Simultaneous balancing of supply-use tables in multiple layers, each with a specific physical or monetary dimension.

    How to Apply?

    The application is only to be submitted online by using the “Apply online” button above.

    Documents Required

    • CV
    • Motivation letter / Statement of purpose
    • A list of past research experience and publications if any.
    • Copy of the degree diploma

    About Department of planning

    The department provides high-quality research and teaching in the field of planning, technology and society in order to create a more sustainable future. We are interdisciplinary in the technical, natural and social science disciplines and present a unique combination of social and technological understanding where digital and technological solutions merge with the needs of society. Our research creates the foundation for educating the future workforce, and as part of Aalborg University, the department rests on a socially engaging and problem-oriented approach. It is also at Department of Planning that the UNESCO Center for Problem-Based Learning is at home. That helps ensure, we create educations aimed at the job market and a society with increasing focus on technology, digitization, sustainability and partnerships for a sustainable transition.


    Appointment and salary as a PhD fellow are according to the Ministry of Finance Circular of 28 June 2019 on the Collective Agreement for Academics in Denmark, Appendix 5, regarding PhD fellows, and with the current Circular of 11 December 2019 on the employment structure at Danish universities.


    Associate Professor Jannick Schmidt
    Email: jannick@plan.aau.dk
    Phone: 4025 1299

    Ms. Camilla Hvass-Raun
    The Technical Faculty of IT and Design
    Email: chvass@adm.aau.dk
    Phone: +45 9940 7406.

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    Post expires at 8:59am on Tuesday June 1st, 2021 (GMT+9)