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PhD Scholarship in Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies

22 May 2019

Deadline on Friday, 21st June, 2019.

PhD Scholarship in Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies at the School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, University College Cork

 

The Department of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies, University College Cork, is pleased to invite applications for a PhD scholarship to be taken up from October 2019.   

 

The PhD Scholarship in Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies is awarded on the basis of academic excellence to a student proposing to conduct, or already conducting, research in any of the wide range of disciplines, thematic areas and regions covered by the Department, which include, but are not limited to:

 

  • Catalan Studies;
  • Cultural Studies;
  • Galician Studies;
  • Gender and Violence;
  • Golden Age Studies;
  • Iberian Peninsula;
  • Latin America
    • Mexico
    • the Caribbean
    • Southern Cone;
  • Modern History and Politics;
  • Literature;
  • Memory Studies;
  • Theatre;
  • Translation Studies;
  • Visual Culture and Film

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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 Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies, and the research expertise of our staff, please follow this link. For entry requirements, visit this link.

 

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The total value of the scholarship will be 7,560 euros per year, to cover registration fees for a full-time PhD in Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American 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 an annual performance review and funding permitting.

Applicants should both submit an online application for a PhD in Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies via Postgraduate Applications Centre (https://www.pac.ie/) in advance of the deadline, as well as filling in this form:

 

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You are advised to identify a potential supervisor and to discuss your project proposal with a member of staff in the Department of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies before applying.

The deadline for applications is Friday, 21st June, 2019.

For further information: Postgraduate Advisor, Dr. Cara Levey (c.levey@ ucc.ie)

 

 

 

Department of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies

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