Heriot-Watt University is currently offering one PhD scholarship on disability in the workplace and would particularly welcome research proposals that relate to autism/AS and the workplace.
There is a lack of critical research concerning the management and experiences of employees with a disability in the workplace. There is perhaps a larger gap in the literature in terms of research related to employees with a hidden disability, e.g. a mental health condition or an autistic spectrum disorder. This PhD project aims help further understand the management and/or experiences of employees with a particular disability or a range of disabilities in the workplace. It is expected that such a study would be characterised by a theoretical framework(s) that reflects the realities and contradictions of contemporary employment and difficulties faced by employees with a disability.
General enquiries to Caroline Murray – C.A.Murray@hw.ac.uk
The deadline for applications is 31 May 2013