Applications are invited for fees only studentships for PhD study in Marketing, Tourism, Law, Accounting or Employment within Edinburgh Napier Business School. The studentships will cover the tuition fees to home/EU level. Overseas students are eligible to apply, but will be liable to pay the difference between home/EU and overseas fees. Note that fees are subject to change annually throughout the programme of study.
Successful candidates are expected to start on 1st October 2013.
Applications in one of the following areas are particularly welcome:
In Marketing, and in particular proposals that consider how regional and international business interests utilize mega sporting and business events for the urban development and market positioning of the Arabian Peninsula OR how experiential events are used as marketing tools to engage consumers in emotional, multi-sensory and memorable ways and their impact on consumer brand loyalty.
In Tourism, and in particular proposals that consider the development and implementation of new products to enhance the experiences of elderly people visiting museums and galleries in Scotland OR how knowledge is created, acquired, shared, utilized and managed in in small and medium event venues to generate competitive advantage.
In Law, and in particular proposals that consider how human rights and equality law, and policy requirements impact on corporate approaches to the management/and employment of individuals with mental health and incapacity issues, refugees or religious groups from a national, international or comparative perspective.
In Accounting, and in particular, proposals that will develop an integrated report based on the guiding principles and content elements of the Integrated Reporting Framework in the Insurance Industry with the purpose of enhancing the usefulness and quality of corporate reporting for different stakeholders.
In Employment Research, proposals that consider the affect of the economic down turn on the employability of groups in society through the analysis of the Family Resources Survey and the Labour Survey to interpret trends and develop appropriate econometric models.
Applicants must be highly motivated and must normally hold at least a first or second class honours degree, or equivalent. Candidates whose first language is not English must meet the Universityâs English language requirements.
For further details and information on how to apply, please visit www.napier.ac.uk/vacancies by clicking on the Apply button below.