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ESRC funding for collaborative doctoral studentship - application deadline 25 April 2014

19 March 2014

Queen Mary University of London in association with the London Social Sciences ESRC Doctoral Training Centre and the International Transport Workers’ Federation

School of Geography and School of Business and Management

Between production and market: Logistics and labour organising in the global economy

Queen Mary University of London, as part of the London Social Sciences ESRC Doctoral Training Centre, is seeking a well-qualified applicant to undertake a PhD relating to a collaborative project with the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) entitled “Between production and market: logistics and labour organising in the global economy”.

Applicants should ideally hold (or expect to be awarded in 2014) a first class or high 2(i) undergraduate degree in a relevant subject. A Master’s degree and/or relevant research experience in a relevant area would be advantageous. The successful applicant will be supervised by Professor Adrian Smith (School of Geography) and Dr Liam Campling (School of Business and Management) and will work collaboratively with Dr Jeremy Anderson at the ITF.

This studentship may be either 1+3 (one year MRes followed by three year PhD), or +3 (three year PhD only, available for those who will have completed appropriate masters level social science research training). Funding will cover a tax-free scholarship (currently £15726 p.a.), research student fees and relevant research and field work expenses. Eligibility is based on UK residency, although EU students not resident in the UK may apply for a fees only award. For further details about eligibility and other frequently asked questions, please see:
http://www.esrc.ac.uk/_images/ESRC-Postgraduate-Funding-Guide-DTCs_tcm8-28310.pdf

Full details about the studentship and how to apply are available here: http://www.geog.qmul.ac.uk/admissions/phdadmissions/funded/index.html

The deadline for applications is 2pm UK time on 25 April 2014. Interviews will be held in the week beginning 5 May 2014.

 

 

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