Closing Date Monday, 7th December 2020
Department Nottingham University Business School
Nottingham University Business School (NUBS) has one fully-funded PhD studentship and is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates.
This project-based PhD studentship would be with the N/LAB within Nottingham University Business School.
We are currently looking for a collegial, highly-motivated, enthusiastic, creative and curious to join as a PhD Candidate within N/LAB a centre of excellence. N/LAB has expertise in fields such as digital marketing, quantitative social science, machine learning, geospatial data analytics.
The project involves the study of different types of image features (e.g. objects, textures, geometry, layouts, colour palettes, typefaces), informed by practical knowledge on social media content strategy design and management, theorising from psychology and consumer psychology and state-of-the-art developments in statistical marketing research. Applicants must use this brief as the basis for their research proposal.
The successful candidate will have a background in a relevant social science or business field. Experience with a programming language used in computational marketing research (e.g. Python, R, SQL) is a plus or have a high level of interest and confidence in expanding their knowledge of statistics and computational marketing research.
The successful candidate will demonstrate in their application an interest in multi-disciplinary research, the ability to engage in creative problem solving, and a strong understanding of the potential to connect academic research with practical outcomes. Applicants should also highlight any industry experience in the marketing field, as well as any other relevant skills, interests and experience.
This funded PhDs will commence from 1st February 2021 and will include a yearly stipend at current RCUK rates (£15,285), plus EU tuition fees (£4,414).
Applicants should have:
Complete the online application. Your application must include a research proposal and should indicate how the research project relates to the topic as outlined above and the key issues that you want to examine in more detail.
In addition, please also enclose the following with your application form:
Entry onto our PhD programme is very competitive. If you fulfil all of the admissions requirements, it does not guarantee that you will be offered a place. We also consider:
Once your online application has been submitted, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to indicate you would like to be considered for this scholarship.
Closing date: 23.59pm [BST] on 7th December 2020. Applications submitted after this time will not be considered.
Shortlisted candidates will be called for an online interview to be held on Tuesday 15th December 2020. The successful candidate will be notified on 16th December 2020.
For further information contact:
Dr Benjamin Lucas, Assistant Professor, (Benjamin.Lucas@Nottingham.ac.uk)Continue reading
|Title||PhD Studentship – Starting to Get the Picture: Predicting Visual Social Media Content Success – N/LAB|
|Employer||University of Nottingham|
|Job location||University Park, NG7 2RD Nottingham|
|Published||October 28, 2020|
|Application deadline||December 7, 2020|
|Job types||PhD  |
|Fields||Marketing,   Computational Economics,   Consumer Economics,   Behavioural Science  |