PhD Researcher Enterprise Architecture & Digital Transformation
Ghent, Brussels, Leuven, Belgium
20 uur geleden

Do you want to pursue a PhD? Are you ready to explore the world of information systems & digital transformation? Would you like to make a difference as part of our open, dynamic and international research community ? Let’s talk!


Vlerick Business School is a triple-accredited , international business school at the heart of Europe ranked number one in the Benelux for executive education and 19 in Europe.

We strive to make a difference, offering high quality, interactive and impactful learning journeys and in doing so, helping form positive change-makers with a vision that is rooted in a dream.

Vlerick is a school, but it is run as a company, aligned with the high standards we foster in our different programmes. We are looking for an enthusiastic PhD researcher with knowledge of & passion for enterprise architecture & digital transformation to help us carry out our mission!

The job

  • Work on a PhD in digital transformation, data-driven business growth, digital design & enterprise architecture with Stijn Viaene as your promotor.
  • Conduct research in collaboration with faculty and other researchers, incl. desk research, data collection & data analyzation.
  • Disseminate findings to an academic and business audience, and to society at large, incl. papers, reports, articles & social media posts.
  • Apply for long-term academic project funding.
  • Provide support for our teaching activities in both executive education and MBA / Master courses.
  • Have obtained a master’s degree with an above-average academic performance, meaning yearly exam results equaling 68% (honours) or more, at least twice, of which minimum once in the Masters’ degree.
  • Are passionate about the topic of digital transformation.
  • Have good analytical skills.
  • Want to conduct research, relevant to both the academic and the business world.
  • Are fluent in English and have a research mind-set.
  • Can work autonomously but also like being part of a team.
  • Have a proactive attitude and are tech-savvy.
  • Can choose to be located on our campus in Ghent, Brussels or Leuven, in combination with your home office.
  • ProudtobeVlerick

  • Autonomy and responsibility in a challenging work environment.
  • A dynamic, open and international company culture.
  • Opportunities for professional and personal growth.
  • The chance to become a content expert and build up your network.
  • A great research community.
  • Flexibility in a dynamic environment.
  • Be a part of something bigger and inspire people to live, learn and leap.
  • At Vlerick, openness to the world is part of our DNA. We are continuously working towards being a truly diverse, equitable and inclusive place to work and learn at.

    So, no matter who you are, where you come from, or what your dreams are, we are looking forward to receiving your application.

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