Moore Institute Visiting Research Fellowships in Ireland, 2017

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The Moore Institute Visiting Research Fellowships is now available on offer for the period October 2017 – May 2018. EU citizens and other nationals are eligible to apply.

The Fellowship Scheme is designed to enhance the research community of the University by fostering collaboration between visiting fellows and staff at NUI Galway.

The Moore Institute was founded in 2000 with a grant from the Irish Higher Education Authority of Ireland (PRTLI2) and has received further grants from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the European Research Council, the EU Framework Programme, Marie Sklodowska Curie Actions, the Irish Research Council, and the HEA, among other sources.

Course Level: This is a visiting research fellowship program.

Study Subject: Fellowships are awarded in the arts, humanities and social sciences for the period October 2017 – May 2018.

Scholarship Award: Visiting Fellows will be provided with space in the dedicated Hardiman Research Building (HRB) where the Moore Institute is located. The HRB has seminar rooms, offices, and desks for a diverse group of researchers, including 25 postdoctoral fellows and 300 postgraduates in different disciplines. The Moore Institute has a Development Manager and Administrative Assistant to project-manage the Fellowship and a Digital Humanities Manager available to assist with digital humanities projects and dissemination. The building provides the focus of research activity in the six Schools of the College (School of Education, School of Geography & Archaeology, School of Humanities, School of Languages, Literatures, & Cultures, the School of Political Science & Sociology, and School of Psychology).

Number of Scholarships: Not Known

Scholarship can be taken in Ireland

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

All applicants must hold a PhD or have a substantial profile in practice or performance. EU citizens and other nationals are eligible to apply. Awards are subject to the successful meeting of visa and any other requirements which are the sole responsibility of the applicant to organize.

Nationality: EU citizens and other nationals are eligible to apply.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: All applicants must hold a Ph.D. or have a substantial profile in practice or performance.

English Language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

Research Fellowships

How to Apply: Applications must be submitted by email to Moore institute-at-nuigalway.ie using the form below.

An application for a Moore Institute Visiting Research Fellowship consists of a

  • Complete application form(see below) PLUS
  • A brief letter of support from a member of the NUI Galway staff relevant to your project. This person will be your designated staff sponsor for the duration of your fellowship.

Application Form

Application Deadline: The closing date for receipt of applications is September 1, 2017.

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