Hull University Business School Fully-Funded PhD Scholarship in UK, 2015-2016

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Applications are invited for a fully-funded PhD scholarship in Systemic Risk in Complex Defence Acquisition. The project will consider systemic risk associated with outsourcing strategies for major complex MoD projects. Graduates with a Masters or excellent undergraduates qualification are welcome to apply. The scholarship will include a stipend for 3 years according to the Research Council level (£14,057 for the 2015/16 session), expenses and will pay Home/EU PhD fees (international by negotiation). The start date will be by negotiation but could be almost immediate. The application deadline is 2 October 2015.

Study Subject(s): Scholarship is awarded for research on Systemic Risk in Complex Defence Acquisition. The project will consider systemic risk associated with outsourcing strategies for major complex MoD projects.
Course Level: Scholarship is available to pursue PhD programme.
Scholarship Provider: Hull University Business School and its Centre for System Studies and UK Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl)
Scholarship can be taken at: UK

Eligibility: Graduates with a Masters or excellent undergraduate qualification are welcome to apply and the successful applicant will be aligned with the Business School’s Centre for Systems Studies is an international centre of excellence for ground breaking research on systems thinking and practice and has strong links with other research institutes and with practitioners in public, private and third-sector organisations.

Scholarship Open for International Students: University of HullApplicants from all around the world are eligible to apply for this PhD scholarship.

Scholarship Description: HUll university business scholarshipHull University Business School and its Centre for System Studies is delighted to announce a fully-funded PhD scholarship awarded by the UK Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl). The project will consider systemic risk associated with outsourcing strategies for major complex MoD projects. Such projects are characterised by inherent complexity arising from challenges of scale, technological and contextual uncertainty, temporal and geo-spatial span, and economic and political constraints and require management of a wide range of risks. Contractual relationships will be at the core, and the study will map systemic risk and thematic approaches to risk management, expose current limitations of contract design and identify alternative interface systems between demand and supply actors based on relationship management.

Number of award(s): There is a fully funded PhD scholarship available at Hull University Business School.

Duration of award(s): This PhD scholarship is awarded for a period of 3 years.

What does it cover? The scholarship will include a stipend for 3 years according to the Research Council level (£14,057 for the 2015/16 session), expenses and will pay Home/EU PhD fees (international by negotiation). The start date will be by negotiation but could be almost immediate.

Selection Criteria: Not Known

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: Applications should be sent via e-mail. Please quote HUBSRisk 09/2015 on your application, in the ‘source of funding’ box and ‘Prof. Terry Williams’ in the box for a previous contact.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 2 October 2015.

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