Tuesday, 4 January 2011

Bank of Ireland Fellowship in Human Rights

The Irish Centre for Human Rights, NUI Galway, in conjunction with Bank of Ireland announces a one-year fellowship in residence at the Irish Centre for Human Rights, NUI Galway.

The scholarship focuses on Human Rights Law at the post-doctorate level for scholars from developing countries.

Applications are invited for this fellowship from academics of any developing country whose research output and teaching focus on, or relate to the area of human rights.

While the Centre is engaged in the teaching and research in international human rights law, this fellowship is not restricted to scholars with legal backgrounds.

The total fellowship amount is €20,000 for one year.

The following terms and conditions are applicable:

·         The Fellowship is tenable at the Irish Centre for Human Rights in Galway for one year beginning as soon in the academic year as possible preferably by September but by no later than October

·         The fellow must be at the post doctoral level in order to qualify (s/he must be in possession or close to completion) of a PhD at the time of application

·         The fellow is required to reside in Galway during the fellowship

·         Recipients will be selected on the basis of engagement with human rights issues –gauged by research output and teaching interests, work within human rights NGOs and postgraduate qualifications in the field.

Interested candidates should send in their complete CV, outlining their engagement with human rights issues or organisations and teaching interests.

In addition candidates are also requested to send a brief abstract of research they wish to pursue during their time at the Irish Centre for Human Rights.

It is also desirable to submit at least two letters of recommendation with the application.

Closing Date: 1st August each year

For more information CLICK HERE

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