Department for Employment and Learning N.I. (DEL) funded PhD Studentship in Politics
Applications are invited for a DEL funded PhD studentship in Politics. Candidates should hold, or expect to hold by 15 August 2012, a first or upper second class honours degree in Politics or a cognate area. Successful candidates will enrol as of 1 October 2012, on a full-time programme of research studies leading to the award of the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.
The studentship will comprise fees and an annual stipend of £13,590. It will be awarded for a period of up to three years subject to satisfactory progress and is tenable in the Faculty of Social Sciences at the Jordanstown Campus.
The closing date for receipt of completed applications is 23 July 2012
Interviews will be held on the week beginning 20 August 2012
The Research topic proposed must be in some area of politics. We are particularly interested in proposals within the following areas: Irish and UK politics, gender studies, community relations, post-conflict peace building and human security, ethno-nationalist conflict and peace building, discourse and identity and human rights.
If you wish to discuss your proposal or receive advice on research in politics
Apply online www.ulster.ac.uk/applyonline and all supplementary documents returned to the Research Office, University of Ulster, Cromore Road, Coleraine, BT52 1SA or by e-mail to Researchstudent@ulster.ac.uk