Applications are being accepted from outstanding students for the International PhD Positions in Applied Ethnomusicology. This study programme is organized by the University College Cork.
This funding opportunity is available to highly talented EU candidates who have a plan to study a full-time PhD degree programme at the university in Ireland.
Great opportunity for EU students.
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Founded in 1845, University College Cork now has 21,000 students, including 15,000 undergraduates and 4,400 postgraduate and research students, according to the school’s website. UCC is a highly competitive Irish university with a strong research focus.
Why study at the University College Cork? Candidates will gain the skills and knowledge they need to prepare for their future careers and make a smooth transition from student to professional. They would have access to a world-class atmosphere as well as a variety of cultural activities to help them develop their skills in various fields.
Application Deadline: Applicants must apply for this position until 1 August 2022.
- University or Organization: University College Cork
- Department: Department of Music, School of Film, Music & Theatre
- Course Level: PhD
- Awards: €17,728 per annum
- Access Mode: Online
- Number of Awards: NA
- Nationality: EU students
- The award can be taken in Ireland
- Eligible Countries: EU
- Acceptable Course or Subjects: PhD position in Applied Ethnomusicology
- Admissible Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following criteria:
- Holding a Master’s degree in ethnomusicology, folklore, indigenous studies or closed areas.
- Possession of good oral/written English and Chinese; and ideally, Miao language.
- Experience of fieldwork or community outreach in Yunnan, Southwest China, or among similar ethnic minority populations elsewhere in East or Southeast Asia.
- Demonstration of a good knowledge of ethnic minority society in SW China.
- Possession of strong interpersonal skills and excellent oral/written communication skills.
- Provision of evidence that they have the academic and personal abilities necessary to complete the project within the allotted time frame.
- Availability to start on 1 Oct 2022.
How to Apply
- How to Apply: Interested applicants must also submit an application for a doctoral place in the Department of Music. Links to begin an application are at: https://ucc.elluciancrmrecruit.com/Apply/Account/Login?ReturnUrl=%2fApply
- Supporting Documents: A CV detailing prior academic achievements. Those which show a relationship to the proposed topic of research are particularly of interest. Provide contact details for at least two referees.
- A cover letter detailing your proposed doctoral research using the keywords: music sustainability in ethnic minority populations, community-engaged research, and global digitalization (no more than 1,000 words).
- Admission Requirements: Applicants must have a postgraduate degree from a recognized university.
- Language Requirement: If the applicant’s first language is not English, they must provide evidence of English language proficiency.
Successful candidates will receive a stipend of €17,728 per annum (tax-exempt) for four years plus either a contribution toward PhD registration fees (of €13,130 per annum for four years for those who qualify as International students) or a full fee rebate (for those who hold EU student status).