Postdoctoral Scholarship  Multisensory Marketing and Culinary Value Creation
BI Norwegian Business School

Postdoctoral Scholarship Multisensory Marketing and Culinary Value Creation

Norway 27 Sep 2021

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Do you wonder how culinary heritage can be a resource in developing a food nation through its leading contemporary restaurants? Are you interested in investigating how networks surrounding restaurants create value for the food nation and its culinary tourism? Do you want to study multisensory marketing and assess the essence of the identity of the Norwegian food experience? Then this postdoctoral scholarship might be something for you.

The BI Norwegian Business School, Department of Marketing, has one vacant two-year position as postdoc within the area of multisensory marketing and culinary value creation.

The position is funded by the Research Council of Norway, through the research project FoodLessons (https://www.oslomet.no/en/research/research-projects/foodlessons). This is a research project hosted by Oslo Met (SIFO) with BI as a major research partner. The research project, consisting of four Norwegian and three foreign universities, and 19 other partners representing the entire food value chain, aims to generate a knowledge base for innovation, value creation and increased sustainability, by investigating the uniqueness of our culinary heritage and the role of gastronomy. This postdoctoral scholarship belongs to the work-package investigating culinary value creation, led by the Foundation Norway Gastronomy.

Main tasks

The main tasks of the postdoctoral is to conduct research on the overall research topics of work package 3 of FoodLessons—Experiential Norwegian gastronomy and food networks for value creation. The research projects undertaken by the post doc candidate must answer to these calls:

The postdoctoral fellow will participate actively in the research group at BI working on the FoodLessons project, the research group in the Department of Marketing, as well as of the broader research and partnership consortium. A crucial task will be to publish papers in international peer reviewed journals originating from the project. There are no teaching obligations.

Workplace will be at BI Norwegian Business School, Oslo, Norway.

The main purpose of the post-doctoral position is to qualify for work in a scientific position.

Academic qualifications

Application

Applicants have to submit their papers, and work-in-progress abstracts, which reflect their area of research interest. In addition, applicants should submit an updated CV (including a complete list of publications, completed doctoral courses with grades). In the absence of papers, the candidate should submit his or her dissertation. Any additional information and/or documentation of other activities that may be of significance for evaluating the applicant’s qualifications may also be submitted.

Selection will be based on the quality of previous research and future research potential. Applicants may be called in for an interview.

BI uses an electronic recruiting system, https://www.easycruit.com/ to handle all incoming applications and supporting documents. Only applications submitted on this platform will be considered. Work may not be submitted after the deadline. Additional information about the position can be obtained by contacting Associate Professor Carlos Velasco (carlos.velasco@bi.no), Professor Nina Veflen (Nina.veflen@bi.no) or CEO Dr. Arne Sørvig (arne@bocusedornorge.no).

About Department of Marketing

The Department of Marketing at BI has 28 full time research faculty, 13 lecturers, and 8 doctoral students. We have a culturally diverse set of faculty members and doctoral students from Asia, Europe and the US. The faculty has won several prestigious awards for its research, including the MSI/H. Paul Root Award, the IMR International Marketing Award and the Louis W. Stern Award. Our faculty members publish in all the leading marketing journal; Journal of Marketing, Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Marketing Research, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science to name a few. The research and teaching interests of the department cover all aspects of marketing, with a predominantly quantitative approach. The department has an active and ambitious Ph.D. program, its own research fund to finance and promote first class research projects, and operates, together with two other departments, a behavioral research lab with 40 ICT-equipped cubicles.

The Department of Marketing has a faculty whose interests cover all major fields in marketing strategy, consumer behavior and marketing modeling. The department offers research-based and experience-based high-quality teaching at all levels, and provide their students with the best possible qualifications in both the applied and theoretical fields of marketing. As technology rapidly changes how markets operate and redefines marketing both theoretically and practically, we want to attract candidates that can enhance both our conceptual and practical knowledge about the emerging field of marketing. We will expect the applicants to identify with and contribute to this vision, and comply with the core-values collegiality, ambitiousness, respectfulness, and empathy.

About BI Norwegian Business School

With its triple-crown accreditation, BI boasts the country’s leading faculty in the fields of economics, management, strategy, marketing and finance. The school's research is organized in nine separate departments. The school's research and academic rigor places BI among the top business schools in Europe.

With its approximately 20 000 students and more than 400 faculty, the BI Norwegian Business School is also one of Europe’s largest business schools, and is Norway's largest supplier of economic and administrative professionals.

The BI Norwegian Business School has an international profile and its faculty cooperates extensively internationally. BI also has student exchange agreements with more than 170 institutions in 45 different countries. For more information, please visithttp://www.bi.edu.

BI’s internationally acclaimed and award-winning main campus is located in Nydalen in Oslo. Natural light and open spaces create the sensation of being in an indoor village; a place where everybody feels at home.

About Norway

It's good to live in Norway! The U.N.'s "happiness index" ranks Norway as one of the best countries to live in, based on factors such as income, education, health, life expectancy, economy, gender equality and sustainability. Oslo is connected to all the major European cities with several flights per day.

Application deadline: 27.09.2021

Expected start date: 01.01.2022 (Entry-date can be negotiated for the right candidates.)

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