PhD Studentship: Pay transparency & gender pay differences: devising an effective regulatory framework

University of Southampton

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Position type:

Full time

05 Feb 2018
28 Feb 2018

Full details:

Reference number: SOU-FBLA-LAW-016

Applications are invited for the study of these new regulatory approaches and whether they can become effective tools to address gender pay differences. Socio-legal projects that combine empirical (qualitative and/or quantitative) and theoretical study are particularly welcomed.

This scholarship will be supported by the new ‘Stefan Cross Centre for Women, Equality and Law’ and the growing expertise and networks of scholars within that centre, and other University interdisciplinary centres, such as the ‘Gender Research Network’ and the ‘Work Futures Research Centre’.

  • The successful candidate will start on 1 October 2018. The scholarship will offer full tuition fee and maintenance funding for 3 years. The doctoral stipend for 2017/18 is currently £14,000.
  • This studentship is only available for full time programmes and is open to applicants from the UK, the EU and overseas.
  • As part of the application you will be required to submit a CV, research proposal, degree certificate and transcripts, two academic references and proof of English language proficiency. 
  • The deadline for applications is 28 February 2018. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be informed of interview arrangements in early March, and interviews will be held on 22nd-23rd March 2018.
  • The awards will be allocated by end of April, with the outcome being communicated to the candidates in May.


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