DTU International PhD Scholarship in Nurse Scheduling, Denmark

  •  PhD
  •  19-Jun-2024
  •   Denmark
  • $$  Fully-funded PhD position

The Technical University of Denmark (DTU) is delighted to announce a fully-funded PhD scholarship in Nurse Scheduling within the Department of Technology, Management, and Economics. This 3-year position, starting in September 2024, is part of a collaborative research project with the Technical University of Munich (TUM).

Eligible candidates must possess a two-year master’s degree or equivalent, demonstrate strong knowledge in relevant fields, and have practical programming experience. While applications are open to all nationalities, preference will be given to candidates proficient in Danish.The Technical University of Denmark (DTU) is a renowned institution founded in 1829, with a mission to create value for society through education, scientific advice, and innovation. Located in Kongens Lyngby, north of Copenhagen, DTU is one of Denmark’s leading research universities, focusing on the technical and natural sciences. With a strong emphasis on sustainability, DTU offers a wide range of programs in fields such as life sciences, engineering, and physical sciences.

Danmarks Tekniske Universitet Information

Danmarks Tekniske Universitet Grants

DTU International PhD Scholarship in Nurse Scheduling, Denmark Established in 1829, Danmarks Tekniske Universitet (Technical University of Denmark) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the large town of Kongens Lyngby (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Capital Region of Denmark. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Uddannelses- og Forskningsministeriet (Ministry of Higher Education and Science, Denmark), Danmarks Tekniske Universitet (DTU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Danmarks Tekniske Universitet (DTU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Eligible Countries: Open to candidates from any country
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: The scholarship will be awarded for a PhD in Nurse Scheduling
  • Admissible Criteria: To be eligible, applicants must meet the following criteria:
    • Possess a two-year master’s degree (120 ECTS points) or equivalent.
    • Profound knowledge in Operations Research, Management Science, Data Science, and Analytics.
    • Practical experience with programming (e.g., Python, Java, Julia, etc.).
    • Basic knowledge of healthcare operations management.
    • Priority given to candidates who can speak/understand Danish.

Offered Benefits

The PhD position is part of a collaborative research project between DTU Management and the Technical University of Munich (TUM). The scholarship covers:

  • A 3-year fully-funded PhD position starting in September 2024.
  • Salary and appointment terms in accordance with the collective agreement with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations.
  • Opportunities for collaboration with renowned researchers and healthcare professionals.
  • Regular visits to TUM Campus Straubing.
  • Academic supervision by Professor Jens O. Brunner (DTU) and Prof. Dr. Alexander Hübner (TUM).
  • An international, dynamic, and supportive research environment at DTU, recognized for excellence in research, education, and innovation.

Application Process

Interested candidates must submit a complete online application no later than 19 June 2024 (23:59 Danish time). The application must include:

  • A letter motivating the application (cover letter)
  • Curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Grade transcripts and BSc/MSc diploma (in English) including an official description of the grading scale
  • A short video (1-2 minutes) introducing yourself

The application should be submitted as a single PDF file through the provided link “Apply now” on the DTU website.

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