Two PhD Positions in the ERC Project “Misfires and Market Innovation: Toward a Collaborative Turn in Organising Markets,” University College Dublin, Ireland

Deadline: May 25, 2018

Applications are sought from candidates interested in pursuing a PhD in Market Studies. Candidates will be based on the main University College Dublin campus, Belfield, and will be registered for the doctoral programme within UCD’s College of Business. The programme of research in which the PhD candidate will engage will form part of the European Research Council (ERC) Consolidator project ‘MISFIRES’.

The two successful candidates will engage in an in-depth case exploration of a healthcare market problem and develop a conceptual and empirical approach to understanding this problem. They will liaise with the other team members in cross-disciplinary theoretical development and cross-case comparison. Markets to be investigated range from HIV and Hepatitis C medicines to consumer genomics and others. The successful candidate will have latitude to define and shape their own PhD work within the overall remit of the project.

The PhD will be paid a stipend of €18,000 per annum and receive full fees remission for a maximum duration of four years.