Monday, February 15, 2010

PhD Scholarship in International Conflict, Sydney

Deadline: 31/03/2010
Open to: applicants with master’s qualifications in political science or related field
Fund: $25,000 per annum


University of Sydney offers a full-time postgraduate scholarship (commencing in Semester 2, 2010) to undertake research leading to a PhD in international conflict. The project will investigate the roles of norms, political culture, values, and/or similar factors in patterns of interstate conflict across different regions of the world. The research will be complementary to, and in close interaction with, an ARC-funded project on the role of political institutions in regional conflict dynamics.



Funding Body:
University of Sydney

Title:
PhD Scholarship in International Conflict

Research Areas:
Humanities & Social Sciences

Type
Postgraduate Research


Description:


A full-time postgraduate scholarship commencing in Semester 2, 2010 is available for a suitably qualified candidate to undertake research leading to a PhD in international conflict. The project will investigate the roles of norms, political culture, values, and/or similar factors in patterns of interstate conflict across different regions of the world. The research will be complementary to, and in close interaction with, an ARC-funded project on the role of political institutions in regional conflict dynamics.


Eligibility:

-Applicant should have a strong Honours degree, and/or master’s qualifications in political science or related field.

-Applicants should have a particular interest in theories of international conflict, and strong skills in qualitative social science research methods.

-Local and international students can apply however tuition fees payable by international students are not covered by this scholarship.


Amount awarded:


The scholarship is valued at $25,000 per annum (tax exempt) and may be renewed for up to three years, subject to satisfactory progress.


Application guide:

Further information can be obtained from


Dr. Benjamin Goldsmith,
Department of Government & International Relations,
Merewether H04,
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006
Phone: 02 9351 3748,
E-mail: ben.goldsmith@sydney.edu.au

Applications should be sent directly to Dr. Goldsmith at the above address and should include

(a) a curriculum vitae,
(b) a copy of an academic transcript,
(c) and the names and contact details of at least two referees.


Closing date:

31 March 2010


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