PhD Research Scholarship, Professional Sports Club Member Behaviour

Location
Banyule, Australia
Posted
Monday, 30 March 2020
End of advertisement period
Monday, 20 April 2020
Ref
559598
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Amount: $28,092 Per annum, for three and a half years. Fee relief additional.

Who is it for?
Future graduate researchers

Where is it available?
Melbourne

How is it paid?
Fortnightly stipend

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Background

The School of Allied Health, Human Services and Sport at La Trobe University and Carlton Football Club are seeking a talented individual to undertake a PhD research degree focused on membership behaviour. The research project incorporates an industry placement within the Carlton Football Club under the direction of the GM Consumer Business. The research project will use a mixed methods approach to examine patterns in behaviour throughout the lifecycle of AFL members.

The project would suit a student from a Sport Management, Consumer Behaviour, Psychology or related field. The successful candidate will have an interest in mixed research methods and an understanding of basic statistical procedures. An understanding of the principles of consumer behaviour, particularly with reference to the Australian sport setting would be advantageous.

Benefits of the scholarship include:

  • a La Trobe Research Scholarship for three and a half years, with a value of $28,092.00 per annum, to support your living costs (2020 rate)
  • a fee-relief scholarship for up to four years to undertake a PhD at La Trobe University
  • opportunities to work with La Trobe’s outstanding researchers and have access to our suite of professional development programs.

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Are you eligible to apply?

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, applicants must:

  • a Masters by research degree in a relevant discipline completed within the last ten years assessed at a La Trobe Masters by research standard of 75 or above; OR
  • an Honours degree, Masters by coursework or ungraded Masters by research degree completed within the last ten years where you achieved a weighted average mark of 70 or above across any coursework subjects;
    AND any of the following assessed at a La Trobe Masters by research standard of 75 or above:
    • a research thesis of approximately 15,000-20,000 words; or
    • the degree includes a written research component comprising at least 3/8 of one year; or
    • you are the lead author of a peer-reviewed publication or other research published within the last ten years

How to apply

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If you wish to apply for this scholarship, follow Step 3 on our research application page – please ensure you submit a full application for scholarship and candidature by 20 April 2020.

Please note: As part of your application you are not required to identify a potential supervisor – Professor Russ Hoye is the designated supervisor for this project;

Selection process

The University will carefully review your application and consider you for this scholarship.

If you are shortlisted for the scholarship and candidature, you will be invited to an interview with representatives of La Trobe and Carlton Football Club.

The final decision will be made based on your application and interview. The successful candidate will be made an offer for candidature and scholarship.

You will be advised of an outcome in June 2020.

Who to contact for further information

Professor Russ Hoye, Dean Allied Health, Human Services and Sport, R.Hoye@latrobe.edu.au

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