PhD studentships, September 2020 entry
Closing date: 31 January 2020
The School of Management, University of St Andrews, is offering four competitive PhD studentships, commencing September 2020. Studentships will comprise a stipend at RCUK level, currently £15,009 annually, and tuition fees (at home/EU or overseas level) for three years.
The PhD programme is now accepting applications from exceptional graduates in the School's areas of expertise which are organised around the following thematic research groups: Accounting, Governance and Organisations; Financial Institutions and Markets; Knowledge and Practice; and Organisations and Society.
In addition, we welcome applications aligned with the research agendas of the dedicated research centres and institutes in the School of Management:
• Centre for Research into Equality, Diversity & Inclusion
• Centre for Research into Information, Surveillance and Privacy
• Centre for Responsible Banking and Finance
• Centre for the Study of Philanthropy and Public Good
• Centre of Social and Environmental Accounting Research
• Institute for Capitalising on Creativity
• Research Unit for Research Utilisation
For full details of the thematic groups, research centres and associated faculty, please refer to https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/subjects/management/#7120
The School of Management is one of the U.K.'s leading business and management schools. We are proud of our distinctive identity as a smaller school focused on research and teaching of the highest quality. Faculty at the School comprise an interdisciplinary group of scholars researching how different forms of organisations are managed and held to account in the context of “responsible enterprise”. As an internationally leading centre for thinking, teaching and engagement with policy and practice, our REF 2014 results underscore the world leading quality of our research and recognise its impact (4th in the UK). We are currently ranked #1 in the UK for Business Studies in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020, #1 in the UK in the Complete University Guide, #2 in the UK in the Guardian University Guide and top 5 in the UK in the National Student Survey.
PhD Programme: PhD studies are situated in a stimulating, developmental and collegial research environment in the School. PhD students are active participants in the School's research community as members of a thematic research group. As a recipient of the Athena SWAN Bronze award, the School has a strong institutional commitment to equality and extensive support mechanisms for PhD students. Participants in the PhD programme have access to conference funding and a wide range of training initiatives to support their academic, professional and personal development at one of the leading research-intensive universities in the world.
Full details and application procedures can be found at: https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/subjects/management/#7129
We encourage those interested to make informal contact with potential supervisors prior to making a formal application. PhD proposals will be expected to be closely tied to one of the School's thematic groups or research centres. Applications should be made online by 31 January 2020. Please note that incomplete applications will not be processed.
For further queries, please contact [email protected].
Some or all of the PhD opportunities in this programme have funding attached. Applications for this programme are welcome from suitably qualified candidates worldwide. Funding may only be available to a limited set of nationalities and you should read the full programme details for further information.