UL Postdoctoral Fellowships at Ralahine Centre for Utopian Studies in Ireland, 2018

The University of Limerick (UL) at Ralahine Centre for Utopian Studies is inviting applications from outstanding researchers in arts and humanities to apply for its Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships/COFUND/Government of Ireland.

The Ralahine Centre for Utopian Studies was established at the University of Limerick in 2003 to pursue innovative research across disciplines on utopian thought and practice. The Centre’s research and service agenda is based on the premise that social values, policies, and practices are shaped by hopeful, utopian visions, and that this dimension is critical to the betterment of life for all members of society.

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.

Scholarship Description:

  • Applications Deadline: September 12, 2018
  • Course Level: Fellowships are available to pursue postdoctoral programme.
  • Study Subject: The Ralahine Centre for Utopian Studies is seeking expressions of interest by postdoctoral researchers of any nationality to apply jointly with a UL host mentor to pursue an MSCA Individual Fellowship in the following research areas:
    The Utopian Imagination – with a particular emphasis on intercultural and comparative approaches
    Ireland, Europe and Utopia
    Spaces of Utopian Thought and Practice
    Utopia and Language(s)
  • ScholarshipAward: The University of Limerick, one of Ireland’s leading universities, offers you the possibility of working in a first class research environment while enjoying an attractive remuneration package (with a typical fellowship budget of c. €85,000 per annum).
  • Nationality: Available to all nationalities.
  • Number of Scholarships: Numbers not given
  • Scholarshipcan be taken in Ireland

Eligibility for the Scholarship: 

Eligible Countries: Fellowships are available to applicants of all nationalities.

 Entrance Requirements: Eligibility criteria at a glance:

  • Nationality: All nationalities may apply.
  • Mobility: The researcher must not have resided or carried out the main activity (work, studies, etc.) in the country of the beneficiary for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately before the call September 12th deadline.
  • Experience: The researcher must have at least 4-years full time research experience or hold a doctorate before the September 12th deadline.
  • Deadline: the general deadline for MCSA Individual Fellowship applications is 12 September 2018 (see the Participant Portal).

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.

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Application Procedure: 

How to Apply: Your expression of interest should consist of a covering letter, your CV (including list of publications, participations in conferences, awards and funding received), and a two-page research proposal summary.

Please email your expression of interest directly to Dr Michael G. Kelly, Director of the Ralahine Centre for Utopian Studies, at michael.g.kelly-at-ul.ie, by the internal deadline of Friday 15 June 2018.

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