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PhD Studentships commencing September 2011

25 January 2011

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The School of Business and Management, Queen Mary University of London, is seeking to appoint two fully funded PhD Students, commencing September 2011.

Joint studentship with the School of Geography

The reshaping of global production networks in the context of regional trade agreement arrangements

This Studentship is for candidates wishing to develop a PhD of their own devising relating to the reshaping of global production networks in the context of regional trade agreement arrangements. The Studentship will be co-supervised by Professor Adrian Smith (School of Geography) and Liam Campling (School of Business and Management). The successful candidate will  also be attached to the School of Business and Management’s Centre for Ethics and Politics and Queen Mary’s new Centre for the Study of Global Security and Development, a joint initiative between the Schools of Geography, Politics and International Relations, and Business and Management to foster interdisciplinary research, and a more critical approach to the intersection of issues of globalisation, security and development.

Joint studentship with the School of Law

Equality, diversity and the law

This Studentship is for candidates wishing to develop a PhD of their own devising relating to the overlapping interests of the Centre for Research in Equality and Diversity at the School of Business and Management and the School of Law, which include new developments in equality and diversity legislation, law enforcement and organisational policy-making and how they impact on a plethora of organisational stakeholders including line-management, non-management employees, equality activists, diversity managers and trade unions; equality and diversity in the legal profession.  

The Award

Queen Mary Studentships are open to suitably qualified candidates from the UK, EU and Overseas. The Studentship comprises of the full cost of (home or overseas) fees and £15,590 a year for maintenance for 3 years for London-based students. Award holders will be expected to undertake some departmental duties through the course of their PhD as a condition of the award.

Candidate Profile

The School of Business and Management is committed to appointing only the very best candidates to their PhD programmes. To apply you should have a good first degree (BA or BSc Honours or equivalent), at first class standard (or upper second class with clear evidence of 1st class work), and/or a Masters qualification (at Merit or above) in a cognate discipline related to the Studentship. All applicants will be judged according to the same criteria, namely: Record of academic and/or professional achievement; Quality of their Research Proposal; and Compatibility with the theme of the Studentship.

Application Deadline
The closing date for applications is 5pm Monday 21st February.  All short-listed applicants will be interviewed (either face-to-face or, in the case of overseas candidates, by Skype or telephone) and applicants must be available for interview between 24th February and 21st March 2011.

Further Details and Application Process

Candidates for the joint studentship with the School of Geography should discuss their research proposal with Professor Adrian Smith (a.m.smith@qmul.ac.uk) and/or Liam Campling (L.Campling@qmul.ac.uk) before making an application.
In the first instance, candidates for the joint studentship with the School of Law should discuss their research proposal with Professor Geraldine Healy (School of Business and Management/CRED) (g.m.healy@qmul.ac.uk) and/or Professor Kate Malleson (School of Law) (k.malleson@qmul.ac.uk) before making an application.
For further details and how to apply visit: http://www.qmul.ac.uk/postgraduate/howtoapply/; http://www.busman.qmul.ac.uk/postgraduate/phdprogramme/index.html.

Candidates for the joint studentship with the School of Geography should discuss their research proposal with Professor Adrian Smith (a.m.smith@qmul.ac.uk) and/or Liam Campling (L.Campling@qmul.ac.uk) before making an application.

In the first instance, candidates for the joint studentship with the School of Law should discuss their research proposal with Professor Geraldine Healy (School of Business and Management/CRED) (g.m.healy@qmul.ac.uk) and/or Professor Kate Malleson (School of Law) (k.malleson@qmul.ac.uk) before making an application.

For further details and how to apply visit: http://www.qmul.ac.uk/postgraduate/howtoapply/index.html 

 

 

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