PhD Studentship Bursary (3 years) in Business

University of Roehampton - Roehampton Business School

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of an academic development programme where you will engage in PhD study full time and integrate into the life of the Roehampton Business School working with academic colleagues and undergraduate students.

The Bursary:  Funding is available for 3 years full-time study. The Bursary includes tuition waiver and stipend at £16,777.  Your research study will be supervised by leading international scholars in one of the following project areas:

Accounting: (Contact Professors Elaine Harris and Cristiano Busco)

Accountability and governance in organisations, including enterprise risk management, accounting for strategic planning, decision-making and control. Note this call does not include finance projects (Applicants with access to managers in organisations for case study research have an advantage)

People, Organisations and Strategy (Contact Professors Maria Daskalaki, Carole Elliott and George Frynas)

Leadership, HR, organization studies and international business strategy, including gender and careers, women leaders and professionals in the media, social entrepreneurship, the gig economy and the future of work 

We also welcome applications on cross-cutting themes such as Corporate Social Responsibility and Ethics

Learning and Teaching Activities:

In addition to the research project, scholarship students will contribute to the delivery of at least one taught undergraduate module per year. It will include undertaking some lectures and seminars fully supported by academic colleagues and a professional development programme.

Full time bursary students shall be available for the equivalent of 6 hours a week over 40 weeks a year to work within the Business School.

Research Environment:

The University of Roehampton is the most research-intensive modern university in the UK, according to Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014, the official national audit of research quality. At Roehampton, we submitted work by more than two-thirds of our academic staff, in 13 subject areas, to the REF. This is the highest proportion of any modern university. Overall, 66 per cent of our research is now classed as ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ and a high proportion of research in every one of our ten academic departments of is judged as of world-class quality. If you join us as a student or staff member, you’ll be working with academic staff undertaking research at the highest level. The Roehampton Business School offers a vibrant research community and has a strong, active and engaged postgraduate community. The successful candidate will be enrolled in the Graduate School training programme.

Eligibility and how to apply:

In order to be eligible, applicants should hold a first class or upper second class honours undergraduate degree (or equivalent international qualification) and a Master’s degree (or equivalent) in a related subject. Previous applicants need not apply.

The successful candidate should be available to start on 1st October 2018.

To apply, please go to the University of Roehampton website using the link below.

The closing date for completed applications is:                 14thth May 2018.

Initial discussions with Professors are planned for:         w/c 21st May 2018.

Formal interviews will be held:                                             w/c 28th May 2018 tbc.


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