DVPW Doctoral Fellowships at University College Dublin in Ireland, 2018 is open for International Students . The scholarship allows PhD level programm(s) in the field of taught at University College Dublin . The deadline of the scholarship is .Scholarship Description:
The European Research Council (ERC) project Labour Politics & the EU’s New Economic Governance Regime at the Geary Institute for Public Policy, University College Dublin invites applications for up to three doctoral fellowships. The PhD fellows will be supervised by Roland Erne and Sabina Stan.
The DVPW is a non-profit recognized scientific association. The purpose of the association is to promote the development of research and teaching in political science and the dissemination of its findings. The association supports the highest national and international standards in teaching and research.
Fellowships are available to pursue doctoral degree programme.
Fellowships are awarded within the ERC Project ‘Labour Politics & the EU’s New Economic Governance Regime’.
Tax-free scholarship (€18,000 p.a. plus €6,170 p.a. fee remission grant); 4-year contract; access to structured PhD programme including language modules; laptop; conference and fieldwork expenses. Start date: 10/09/2018.
Number of Scholarships:
Up to three fellowships are available.
Eligible Nationalities: International students are eligible to apply for this fellowship.
Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible for this scholarship you must meet the following requirements:
Candidates must hold a master’s degree (or equivalent) in the social sciences and have received training in sociology, political sciences, social anthropology, industrial relations, or related disciplines. They should have experience with qualitative research and a good general knowledge of labour politics. A firm command of English is required. Working knowledge of one or two additional European languages is a strong advantage.
Required documents: A CV; a transcript of records from each university attended; a cover letter briefly describing your intellectual trajectory so far and discussing the topics that interest you (2 pages maximum); a PhD thesis project proposal (2,000 words maximum including abstract); and a writing sample such as an article, master thesis chapter, or term paper.
Please send the application compiled into a single PDF file to bianca.foehrer-at-ucd.ie by 10 April 2018 (with “PhD” in the subject line). Shortlisted candidates will be asked to nominate two academic referees and invited to an online interview. Final decisions will be made by the end of April 2018.
April 10, 2018