Health Psychology and Market Communication PhD Scholarships

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The MAPP Centre at Aarhus School of Business invites applications for two PhD scholarships starting 1 February in the area Health Psychology and Market Communication.

Employment is subject to the final grant from Research Council coming through.

The scholarships are part of the research projects:

Step by step improvements of children's preferences towards healthier foods and Health Branding.

These projects run from 1 January till 31 December 2009 and are financed by the Programme Committee for Food and Health under the Strategic Research Council.

The nature of the projects requires at least one of the applicants to speak Danish.

Please contact associate professor Tino Bech-Larsen (tel: +45 89486448) or professor Klaus G. Grunert (tel: +45 89486439) for project descriptions and further information.

The PhD students are expected to concentrate their research in the areas covered by the research projects mentioned and that they are willing to give lectures - also in English - within their fields.

As part of the PhD scholarship the applicant will be enrolled in a PhD programme comprising a number of courses within the relevant research area.

Applicants are expected to be willing to spend up to 6 months at a foreign university as part of the scholarship.

There will be a minimal teaching load in the department programs and we offer wide possibilities for PhD scholars to attend conferences, where they can present their research.

Furthermore, we expect that PhD scholars participate in activities arranged by the department.

The applicants will be evaluated by an expert assessment committee whose final recommendations will be sent to the applicant.

Priority will be given to the applicant who shows the best research potential.

The scholarship amounts to a minimum monthly salary of app. EUR 2.700 + 17.2% pension payment in accordance with the agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the appointee's organization.

There is no tuition fee.

Further information about the practical issues concerning the scholarship can be obtained from Henrik Scriver, (tel: +45 8948 6560) or e-mail: hsc [at]

The application, which must be submitted in 5 copies, must contain the application form, a full CV as well as other material pertinent to the application.

The application should be sent by ordinary mail to:

Aarhus School of Business,
Ms. Helle Bjørnebo Neidhardt,
Fuglesangs Allé 4,
DK-8210 Aarhus V,
Denmark or

electronically to

Ms. Helle Bjørnebo Neidhardt,

e-mail: HBN [at]

Deadline for applications: January.

Follow the links below for more details and application contacts.

The application

To apply for the PhD scholarship applicants must fill in an application form that can be found at: Health Psychology and Market Communication PhD Scholarships

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