The central objective of the Work and Employment Relations programme from University of Leeds is to contribute through high quality research, teaching and knowledge transfer to contemporary national and international debates around the changing dynamics and future of work, employment and labour markets.
The Work and Employment Relations Department within Leeds University Business School is interested in receiving proposals in the following areas of research:
- Between Professions and Precarity: the New World of Work
- Changing Structures of Governance and Organisation
- Employment, Skills and Occupations
- Labour Mobility, Migration and Citizenship
- Markets, Flexibilisation and Social Protection
- Voice, Representation and Social Movement
Programme StructureExpertise of research area
- human resource management
- industrial relations
- trade unions
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
DisciplinesHuman Resource Management Business Intelligence & Analytics Corporate Communication View 11 other PhDs in Human Resource Management in United Kingdom
Candidates should ideally have a first-class or at least a good upper second-class undergraduate degree.
Candidates should hold a British Masters degree (or equivalent degree from an overseas university) or an equivalent professional qualification:
- with a minimum average score of 60 percent (or equivalent); and
- in an appropriate academic discipline. Appropriate academic disciplines include those directly related to the subject specialisms of the Business School (accounting and finance, economics, international business, management, marketing and work and employment relations) or providing skill sets which are particularly relevant to the PhD research project (for example, social research methods, linguistics, mathematics, statistics, psychology, etc.)
Living costs for Leeds
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.