PhD Scholarship in Marketing

University College Cork
October 10 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

PhD Scholarship Opportunity in Marketing

The Department of Management and Marketing, Cork University Business School, University College Cork is looking to recruit a highly motivated and talented graduate to undertake a PhD in the area of Marketing. The marketing group has a particular interest in the aspects of sustainability, digital technology, service provision, health and food with discipline expertise in a range of areas including:

  1. Consumption, Culture & Marketing: e.g. collective consumption, brand identity and engagement, consumer identity projects, citizen-consumer activism

  2. Consumer behaviour: e.g. segmentation, social cognitive determinants of behaviour, habit

  3. Business-to-business relationship marketing and networks

  4. Marketing ethics.

The position offers four years funding, covering doctoral programme tuition fees (at Irish/EU levels) and an annual stipend of €16,000 per year (subject to satisfactory progress in studies). The successful candidate will be expected to start their PhD studies in January 2018.

The Department is committed to providing a dynamic and supportive learning and research environment, which recognizes the diverse backgrounds and interests of both students and staff. In line with this, the successful applicant will be provided with a supportive supervisory team and be provided with learning and networking opportunities to attain the highest standards of academic excellence.

The successful applicant will receive tailored guidance on their research, be part of a burgeoning Marketing research group, gain access to key international networks, in addition to gaining experience in third-level teaching. The successful applicant can be confident that s/he will be on the right path to a successful academic career through completing their PhD here. The supervisory team will be drawn from scholars with a strong track record in publishing in the leading international journals and gaining competitive research funding.

Research focus

Applicants are invited to submit a 2,000-word research proposal that fits within one of the broad areas of expertise highlighted above.

If you have any queries then please contact Prof Mary McCarthy .

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