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Scholarships in Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics

16.03.2016
Scholarships in Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics

Scholarships in Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics

1 three-year PhD Fellowship in Modern Languages (German and/or Spanish)

The fellowship includes EU fees and maintenance (of €15,000 per annum) for three years.  Research proposals should relate to an appropriate area of research specialisation in German and/or Spanish at the University of Limerick. For further information on areas of expertise, please consult http://www.ulsites.ul.ie/mlal/mlal-staff.

 

The successful candidate will be required to undertake teaching duties to a maximum of 6 hours per week as agreed with their research supervisor and relevant subject leader. An advanced level of proficiency in spoken and written German or Spanish will thus be a key attribute of the successful candidate. This may be assessed by means of an interview.

1 one-year PhD EU fee-waiver to pursue research in Modern Languages (German and/or Spanish).

The successful candidate will be required to undertake teaching duties to a maximum of 4 hours per week as agreed with their supervisor and relevant subject leader. An advanced level of proficiency in the relevant language will be a key attribute of the successful candidate. This may be assessed by means of an interview.

Research proposals should relate to an appropriate area of research specialisation in German and/or Spanish at the University of Limerick. For further information on areas of expertise, please consult http://www.ulsites.ul.ie/mlal/mlal-staff.

Applications

Applicants for the above Fellowships must include the following in their application:
1. A completed PhD Fellowship Form or Fee Waiver Form
2. Cover Letter of Application
3. Curriculum Vitae
4. Two academic references
5. Transcript for BA and MA, if non UL graduate

For informal enquiries, contact Dr. Cinta Ramblado, Head of School (+353-61-202729;cinta.ramblado@ul.ie) or Prof. Helen Kelly-Holmes, Chair in Applied Languages (+353-61-234206;helen.kelly.holmes@ul.ie).

Please forward completed applications (electronic format only) to mlal@ul.ieniamh.lenahan@ul.ie and cinta.ramblado@ul.ie

As the expected date of commencement will be 1 September 2016, the closing date for receipt of applications is 3 pm, Friday, 17 June 2016

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