Dublin City University PhD Fellowships in Caspian Studies in Ireland, 2015


Dublin City University PhD Fellowships in Caspian Studies in Ireland , and applications are submitted till 31 March 2015. The Institute for International Conflict Resolution and Reconstruction at Dublin City University is inviting applications from 4 PhD researchers in the framework of the project around the Caspian. The selected PhD students will respectively work on the PhD research projects.  Successful candidates will receive a salary in accordance with Marie Curie payment scales and a sufficient research and travel budget; start of assignment not later than 1 September 2015. Full details:

School(Institutions/ Country): | Ireland

Level: PhD research projects.

Field(s): Caspian Studies.

Deadline: 31 March 2015.

Funded By: Research Executive Agency of the European Commission, The full partners of this project are Dublin City University, Ghent University (college Gent), Tallinn University of Technology, Oxford Brookes University, University of Saint Andrews, Centre for Social Studies of the University of Coimbra (University of Coimbra) and the Research Centre for East European Bremen.

Beneficiaries(Target Groups):  Dublin City University PhD Fellowships in Caspian Studies  is targeted for applicants of all nationality

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

Award No: 4 PhD positions are available.

Scholarship Duration: This is a 36-month, full-time PhD researcher position.

Scholarship covers: Candidates will receive a salary in accordance with Marie Curie payment scales and a sufficient research and travel budget; start of assignment not later than 1 September 2015.

Description

The Institute for International Conflict Resolution and Reconstruction at Dublin City University is looking for 4 PhD researchers in the framework of the project Around the ‘Caspian: a doctoral training for future experts in development and cooperation with focus on the Caspian region’ (CASPIAN 2015-19).

This is an Innovative Training Network that has received €3.8 million under a Marie Sklodowska Curie scheme funded by the Research Executive Agency of the European Commission with the goal of training the next generation of experts on the Caspian region.

The full partners of this project are Dublin City University, Ghent University (Universiteit Gent), Tallinn University of Technology (Tallinna Tehnikaülikool), Oxford Brookes University, University of Saint Andrews, Centre for Social Studies of the University of Coimbra (Universidade de Coimbra) and the Forschungsstelle Osteuropa Bremen.

Eligibility

Dublin City University PhD Fellowships in Caspian Studies applicants 

‣ should have a Masters degree in Politics or a related discipline completed by the application deadline at the latest;

‣ should be organized, field-oriented, and able to work and manage research independently;

-should have excellent knowledge of and writing skills in English. Knowledge of relevant regional language(s) is an advantage;

‣ should be able to cope maturely with hardships, practical problems and unforeseen circumstances that may emerge during the research and on research locations in general;

‣ should be prepared to travel often: although they will be based at the  International Conflict Resolution and Reconstruction at Dublin City University during the assignment period, candidates are expected to spend a sizeable amount of time away for fieldwork, secondment to a private partner and/or a to a non-EU university, and/or for conferences and meetings related to the project;

‣ finally, familiarity with, and previous field experience in, the former USSR or/and Eastern Europe will be considered substantial assets.

Notification for Dublin City University PhD Fellowships in Caspian Studies 

‣ Shortlisted applicants will be invited to an interview either in person at our department, or through Skype if the candidates are based outside of Ireland or Great Britain.

Scholarship Application Method 

 Candidates should apply via e-mail. The application must be in English and the application package should contain the following items:

  • a letter of application outlining the candidates’ interest for and, if applicable, experience in, the Caspian region ;
  • a detailed CV including, if applicable, a list of relevant publications ;
  • a 2-page project proposal on one of the topics mentioned at the description.;
  • the names and contact details of 3 reference persons who can comment on the applicants’ capabilities and abilities.

‣ Scholarship Applications are due on 31 March 2015.

‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

For more Information about Dublin City University PhD Fellowships in Caspian Studies 



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