PhD Fellowship in Business

Dublin City University, Ireland India Institute

3 year fixed term contract.

Global India (ETN,H2020), is a multi-sectoral doctoral training programme focused on India’s emergence as a global and regional power, and its relationship with the EU. The Network brings together six leading European universities, with six leading Indian universities, and six non-university partners. It will recruit 15 PhD fellows across the network. Fellows will spend a semester in an Indian University and have a work placement in one of the non-university partners. The network is led by Dublin City University, who will host five Fellows. DCU has been in the top 50 international universities under 50 years old in the QS ‘Top 50 Under 50’ rankings for the past four years.  In the QS subject rankings DCU was ranked in the top 150 universities globally in Politics and International Studies.

‘Global India’ is recruiting 1 PhD fellow to undertake the following project:

The impact of global acquisitions on the capacity of indigenous high-tech software start-ups to develop technology clusters in local economies. The project investigates a policy area with potential benefits for local economic development and innovation in India and Europe.

Eligibility criteria

Applicants must have a master degree in a relevant discipline and excellent English.

Candidates must be early career researchers, that is, have less than 4 years (full time equivalent) research experience. Candidates cannot hold a doctorate.

Mobility rules apply and candidates must not have lived for more than 12 months in Ireland during the three years prior to 1 September 2017.


The salary will be €37,903 pa (subject to Irish taxation and deductions).

Those with dependent family will have the higher rate of €42 492 pa (subject to Irish taxation and deductions).

The start date of the contract is 1st November 2017.

Further Information:

Informal enquires, and applications via email to:

Dr Teresa Hogan,

Prof. Eileen Connolly,

Applications should include:

A letter of application

A detailed CV

A project proposal based on one of the topics indicated (1500 words)

The names and contact details of 3 referees who can comment on the applicants’ capabilities and abilities.

Deadline is 25 September 2017 at 4pm.

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