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PhD Scholarship in Hispanic Studies

26 Apr 2013

PhD Scholarship in Hispanic Studies

PhD Scholarship in Hispanic Studies at the School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, University College Cork

The Department of Hispanic Studies, University College Cork, is pleased to announce a new award for October 2013 entry.  

The PhD Scholarship in Hispanic Studies is awarded on the basis of academic excellence to a student in any of the research specialisms covered by the Department, including Iberian Peninsular and Latin American literatures, visual cultures and film; Translation Studies; Galician and Catalan Studies.  We also welcome applications from those interested in comparative topics, which might include comparisons between the literature, film or culture of different language areas, subject to the availability of relevant expertise in the School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures.  For further information on the dynamic research culture within the Department of Hispanic Studies please visit: http://www.ucc.ie/en/hispanicstudies/acts/postgradstudy/

For information on current postgraduate research, see: http://www.ucc.ie/en/hispanicstudies/people/pograd/

Further details on the research expertise of academic staff in the Department can be found at: http://www.ucc.ie/en/hispanicstudies/people/

The total value of the scholarship will be 7,560 euros per year, to cover registration fees for a full-time PhD in Hispanic Studies (5,770 euros) as well as small stipend (1,790 euros) divided into 12 monthly payments. In return, the successful applicant will be expected to contribute 4-5 hours per week of language and/or tutorial teaching to undergraduates during term-time, as well as full-time dedication to their research project. The scholarship will be tenable for up to three years, subject to annual performance review.

Applicants should both submit an online application for a PhD in Hispanic Studies via Postgraduate Applications Centre (PAC, www.pac.ie), in advance of the deadline, as well as filling in the application form Hispanic Studies PhD Scholarship Form. You are advised to identify a potential supervisor and to discuss your project proposal with a member of staff in the Department of Hispanic Studies before applying.

The deadline for applications is 14 June 2013.

Further information can be obtained from Dr Helena Buffery (H.Buffery@ucc.ie).

School of Languages, Literatures & Cultures

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College Road, Cork

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