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icon  National University of Ireland (NUI), Galway

icon 30 Aug 2017

icon Partial Funding, €6,000

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  • P.J. Mara Scholarship in History, 2017 is open to students who are enrolling into MA in History at the National University of Ireland, Galway.
  • Applicants of P.J. Mara Scholarship in History, 2017 must have accepted an offer of a place onto MA in History at the University.
  • Applicants are required to have at least an H2.1 in History or a related discipline at BA level or equivalent.
  • Candidates applying for P.J. Mara Scholarship in History, 2017 will receive the award after they are enrolled into the program.

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Johannes Gutenberg University invites applications for 5 Doctoral positions. The positions are available in the interdisciplinary Research Training Group 1876 “Early Concepts of Man and Nature: Universal, Local, Borrowed” established by the German Research Foundation.

Starting Date: 1 October 2017

Duration: initially for 2 years; may be extended by one more year

Study areas:

  • Egyptology
  • Ancient Near Eastern Studies
  • Pre- and Proto-historical Archaeology (Pleistocene Archaeology)
  • Near Eastern Archaeology
  • Classical Archaeology
  • Classics (Greek and Latin)
  • Byzantine Studies and Medieval German Studies

Research areas (Topics for PhD theses must be chosen from one of these):

  • Primordial conditions and elements, the origin and the end of the world;
  • Natural phenomena, the forces of nature, and natural catastrophes;
  • Flora, fauna, and natural environment;
  • The conceptualization of the human body, of disease, healing and death.

Requirements:

  • Applicant must hold diploma or master’s degree (or equivalent) with excellent results in related disciplines and fulfill the necessary requirements for studying for a doctoral degree at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz

Benefits:

  • a PhD programme with clearly defined steps and instruction
  • ample opportunities for intensive professional and interdisciplinary exchange
  • close supervision by two professors of different academic disciplines of the Research Training Group’s core faculty
  • a mentoring programme with cooperating partners in Germany and abroad
  • traineeships within cooperating institutes
  • additional funding for staying for up to four weeks abroad at a research institute cooperating with our programme as well as for attending conferences inside and outside Germany
  • classes helping you to acquire key qualifications (e.g. time-management or academic writing courses)
  • a modern and pleasant working environment
  • optional six months’ funding for developing a new research project once you have completed your PhD

Applications:

The following documents must be provided:

  • Application form
  • Letter of motivation
  • CV
  • Transcript of academic records, including the last school report obtained before entering university
  • Graduate thesis (3 pages) in a pdf-file
  • an disclosure for a PhD thesis in one of the areas of the Research Training Group, summarizing the idea, outlining research questions and state of the art, approach and methods to be used, work and time schedule (4 pages)
  • 2 letters of reference from members of academic staff
  • List of attended conferences and publications (if available)
  • Submit complete application in electronic form (pdf) to the Research Training Group spokesperson Univ.-Prof. Dr. Tanja Pommerening (grk1876@uni-mainz.de).
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Organization Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
Fellowship Level Doctoral
Country Germany
Subject areas Archeology, History
Fellowship amount Varies
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline May 15th, 2017
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The Vienna School of International Studies invites applications for the appointment of a Postdoctoral Fellow in International Studies. Geared towards promoting the professional development of the appointee, selected candidate will focus on its own research and do a limited amount of graduate teaching.

Duration: 2 years

Starting date: 25 September 2017

Fellowship value:

  • yearly salary (before taxes and social security contribution) between EUR 33.000 and 39.000 (depending on seniority and experience)

Requirements:

  • Applicant must hold or expected to hold PhD degree in a relevant discipline Economics, History, Law, or Political Science.
  • Applicant must essentially demonstrate record of research achievement at the international level, a strong agenda for future research and previous teaching experience, preferably at graduate level.

Applications:

  • Apply online
  • CV
  • Research agenda (5-10 pages)
  • Teaching documentation (e.g. syllabi of courses taught, student evaluation of courses taught, statement on teaching philosophy, etc) may be sent to us by e-mail (elisabeth.hofer@da-vienna.ac.at) or mail (Dr Elisabeth Hofer, Vienna School of International Studies, Favoritenstrasse 15a, 1040 Vienna, Austria).
  • 3 letters of recommendation (e-mailed directly by your referees/dossier service, or mailed in a sealed envelope).
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Organization Vienna School of International Studies
Fellowship Level Postdoctoral
Country Austria
Subject areas Economics, History, Law, Political Science
Fellowship amount between EUR 33.000 and 39.000
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline 16 April 2017
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Apply Now

The Vienna School of International Studies invites applications for the appointment of a Postdoctoral Fellow in International Studies. Geared towards promoting the professional development of the appointee, selected candidate will focus on its own research and do a limited amount of graduate teaching.

Duration: 2 years

Starting date: 25 September 2017

Fellowship value:

  • yearly salary (before taxes and social security contribution) between EUR 33.000 and 39.000 (depending on seniority and experience)

Requirements:

  • Applicant must hold or expected to hold PhD degree in a relevant discipline Economics, History, Law, or Political Science.
  • Applicant must essentially demonstrate record of research achievement at the international level, a strong agenda for future research and previous teaching experience, preferably at graduate level.

Applications:

  • Apply online
  • CV
  • Research agenda (5-10 pages)
  • Teaching documentation (e.g. syllabi of courses taught, student evaluation of courses taught, statement on teaching philosophy, etc) may be sent to us by e-mail (elisabeth.hofer@da-vienna.ac.at) or mail (Dr Elisabeth Hofer, Vienna School of International Studies, Favoritenstrasse 15a, 1040 Vienna, Austria).
  • 3 letters of recommendation (e-mailed directly by your referees/dossier service, or mailed in a sealed envelope).
—————-Quick Overview————-
Organization Vienna School of International Studies
Fellowship Level Postdoctoral
Country Austria
Subject areas Economics, History, Law, Political Science
Fellowship amount between EUR 33.000 and 39.000
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline 16 April 2017
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More information about the position