PhD Scholarship Opportunity – UQ and Exeter Universities: Hazard and Disaster Planning in Tourism

The University of Queensland Business School and The University of Exeter Business School are seeking a suitably qualified candidate for a fully funded PhD scholarship. The candidate will be expected to conduct their PhD thesis on hazard and disaster planning in tourism.

The successful candidate will be co-supervised by Professor Brent W. Ritchie and Dr Jie Wang at the UQ Business School in Australia and Professor Tim Coles and Dr Donna Poade at Exeter Business School in the UK. The candidate will be enrolled through the University of Queensland as part of the QUEX partnership but expected to spend part of their time at Exeter.

Candidates should meet the UQ Business School entry requirements. This includes holding a bachelor’s degree with honours class IIA or higher in tourism, business or cognate disciplines/fields such as human geography, strategy, risk management.

Expressions of interest are due 26 May 2018 and short listed candidates will go through a formal application process. Successful candidates can commence their studies in January 2019.

For details on the project please see Hazard and disaster planning in tourism: an integrative approach.  For more information on the QUEX partnership please see QUEX Institute.

For initial inquiries please contact either Professor Brent W. Ritchie on b.ritchie@uq.edu.au or Professor Tim Coles on T.E.Coles@exeter.ac.uk.