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AHSS PhD Teaching Fellowships commencing in Academic Year 2015-16


Applications are invited for Five PhD Teaching Fellowships commencing in the Academic Year 2015-16 in the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Limerick (AHSS).

The AHSS Teaching Fellowships will commence in September 2015. They comprise a scholarship of €15,000 + a fee waiver (EU fees). They are of four years duration subject to a satisfactory academic performance. The awards are for PhD candidates on the full-time PhD register.

  • PhD Teaching Fellowship in French (1) in the School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics.

The Fellowship is to allow the holder to pursue doctoral research in the field of modern and contemporary literature(s) of French expression. Research proposals should relate to an appropriate area of research specialisation in French at the University of Limerick, and would be particularly welcome within one of the following themes:

Modern and/or contemporary French-language poetry and poetics;
Contemporary French literature in a European context;
Critical approaches to utopian writing in modern and / or contemporary French literature;
Relations between law and literature in modern and / or contemporary French literature.

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 French will thus be a key attribute of the successful candidate.

For informal enquiries, contact Dr. Cinta Ramblado, Head of School (+353-61-202729; cinta.ramblado@ul.ie) or Dr Michael G. Kelly, Associate Head of School (Quality in Teaching, Learning and Research) (+353-61-213174; michael.g.kelly@ul.ie).

Please forward completed applications (electronic format only) to louise.connolly@ul.ie AND michael.g.kelly@ul.ie

As the expected date of commencement will be September 1st 2015, the closing date for receipt of applications is 3pm, Tuesday, 9th June 2015