Hotel and Tourism Management

PhD posts, starting January 2020

The last date to apply for postgraduate studies is Friday, 15 November 2019.

For applications, click  here

 

  • One (1) post in the following topic: “Tourism Governance

Required Qualifications: Candidates should possess an undergraduate degree and an MSc / MA / MBA from accredited universities in at least one of the following subject areas: Business Management, Tourism Management, Political and Social Sciences, Public Administration or other relevant with the topic. In addition, candidates should exhibit high academic performance, strong analytical background, excellent knowledge of English and very good knowledge of computers and software of qualitative and/or quantitative research.

Research Advisors: Anna Farmaki, Lecturer, anna.farmaki@cut.ac.cy

 

  • One (1) post in the following  topic:  “Mobile tourist recommendation systems”

Description: Mobile tourist recommender systems are applications that run on smartphones and aim to  help tourists have an improved experience, by proposing different activities to do or things to buy. These systems are mostly based on personalisation techniques such as collaborative and content-based filtering. However, despite the many effords, recommednation systems still lack quality in recommendations. Data mining techniques can provide insights regarding tourists’ mobility, purchaseing behaviour and decision making patterns, that can be utilised by mobile recommendation systems to improve recommendations. The PhD canditate will engage research in this area, to investigate patterns in social networks data i.e. Tweeter, TripAdvisor, Flicker etc, by utilising contemporary text and data mining techniques.

Required Qualifications: Candidates should possess an undergraduate degree and an MSc/MBA from accredited universities in at least one of the following subject areas: Hotel and Tourism Management or Management, Computer Science, Statistics, or other studies relevant with the topic. In addition, candidates should exhibit high academic achievements, a strong background in qualitative and quantitative research methodologies, excellent command of the English language, and proficiency in computer applications and research related software. Knowledge of software programming and data analytics is also required.  Candidates should be able to complete their doctorate dissertation in English.  Previous relevant research output would be considered as an advantage.

Research Advisors: Andreas Gregoriades, Assistant Professor, andreas.gregoriades@cut.ac.cy

 

  • One (1) post in the following topic: “Family Business Resilience and Sustainability: The Role of Entrepreneurial Embeddedness”

Required Qualifications: Candidates should possess an undergraduate degree and an MSc / MA / MBA from accredited universities in at least one of the following subject areas: Entrepreneurship, Business Administartuion/ Management, SME Management, Tourism and/or Hotel Management or other studies relevant with the topic. Candidates should exhibit knowledge and competences in designing and running qualitative research (preferably drawing on multiple case study research design), as well as in analyzing qualitative data. In addition, candidates should exhibit high academic performance and excellent knowledge of English.

Research Advisors: Elias Hadjielia, Lecturer, elias.hadjielias@cut.ac.cy

 

Information:

From the Department Secretary

Tel.: 25002530, Fax: 25002766

 

Hotel and Tourism Management

PhD posts, starting January 2020

The last date to apply for postgraduate studies is Friday, 15 November 2019.

For applications, click  here

 

  • One (1) post in the following topic: “Tourism Governance

Required Qualifications: Candidates should possess an undergraduate degree and an MSc / MA / MBA from accredited universities in at least one of the following subject areas: Business Management, Tourism Management, Political and Social Sciences, Public Administration or other relevant with the topic. In addition, candidates should exhibit high academic performance, strong analytical background, excellent knowledge of English and very good knowledge of computers and software of qualitative and/or quantitative research.

Research Advisors: Anna Farmaki, Lecturer, anna.farmaki@cut.ac.cy

 

  • One (1) post in the following  topic:  “Mobile tourist recommendation systems”

Description: Mobile tourist recommender systems are applications that run on smartphones and aim to  help tourists have an improved experience, by proposing different activities to do or things to buy. These systems are mostly based on personalisation techniques such as collaborative and content-based filtering. However, despite the many effords, recommednation systems still lack quality in recommendations. Data mining techniques can provide insights regarding tourists’ mobility, purchaseing behaviour and decision making patterns, that can be utilised by mobile recommendation systems to improve recommendations. The PhD canditate will engage research in this area, to investigate patterns in social networks data i.e. Tweeter, TripAdvisor, Flicker etc, by utilising contemporary text and data mining techniques.

Required Qualifications: Candidates should possess an undergraduate degree and an MSc/MBA from accredited universities in at least one of the following subject areas: Hotel and Tourism Management or Management, Computer Science, Statistics, or other studies relevant with the topic. In addition, candidates should exhibit high academic achievements, a strong background in qualitative and quantitative research methodologies, excellent command of the English language, and proficiency in computer applications and research related software. Knowledge of software programming and data analytics is also required.  Candidates should be able to complete their doctorate dissertation in English.  Previous relevant research output would be considered as an advantage.

Research Advisors: Andreas Gregoriades, Assistant Professor, andreas.gregoriades@cut.ac.cy

 

  • One (1) post in the following topic: “Family Business Resilience and Sustainability: The Role of Entrepreneurial Embeddedness”

Required Qualifications: Candidates should possess an undergraduate degree and an MSc / MA / MBA from accredited universities in at least one of the following subject areas: Entrepreneurship, Business Administartuion/ Management, SME Management, Tourism and/or Hotel Management or other studies relevant with the topic. Candidates should exhibit knowledge and competences in designing and running qualitative research (preferably drawing on multiple case study research design), as well as in analyzing qualitative data. In addition, candidates should exhibit high academic performance and excellent knowledge of English.

Research Advisors: Elias Hadjielia, Lecturer, elias.hadjielias@cut.ac.cy

 

Information:

From the Department Secretary

Tel.: 25002530, Fax: 25002766