A number of PhD Scholarship Opportunities offered by the College of Law and Criminology

PhD Graduate Teaching Assistantships (Two Posts)

College of Law and Criminology

Swansea University

www.swansea.ac.uk/law

£15, 365 pa

Swansea University College of Law & Criminology invites applications for two full-time Graduate Teaching Assistantships (GTAs).  The positions are tenable for three years from April 2016.  Those appointed will be expected to undertake PhD research within the College and in addition to deliver a number of student seminars.  They will be awarded an annual scholarship of £15,364 (and will be expected to pay the tuition fee out of this scholarship).  One candidate will be expected to undertake research in the realm of oil and gas law (widely defined). The other successful candidate will be free to pursue his/her studies in any area of transport or insurance law (similarly widely defined).

The successful applicant(s) will join an active community of teachers and researchers. They will be encouraged to participate in the activities of the Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law (a University recognised Research Centre).

Academic Requirements:

Candidates should have a good Masters degree (ideally at distinction level) recognised by Swansea University. Knowledge and/or experience of Oil and Gas Law and/or transport law is highly desirable. Fluency in English is required.

Please apply, by e-mail, to the Director of Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law,  Prof B Soyer (B.Soyer@swansea.ac.uk), attaching a letter of application, a complete CV, including the details of two academic referees, and a PhD proposal of no more than two pages.  Applicants should further include a piece of written work which may have been prepared as part of a current or previous programme of study.

If you have any queries, Professor B Soyer (b.soyer@swansea.ac.uk) or Professor Bebhinn Donelly-Lazarov (b.donnelly@swansea.ac.uk) will be happy to answer them.

Applications should be received by 5pm on 12 February 2016. For a copy of the application form, please see Phd Scholarship Application Form

Interviews will be held shortly thereafter.

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Part-funded PhD Studentship 

College of Law and Criminology

Swansea University

www.swansea.ac.uk/law

£7, 682 pa

Swansea University College of Law & Criminology invites applications for a part-funded PhD studentship. The successful candidate will be expected to undertake a PhD in the realm of public international law and/or the law of the sea. This subject will be widely defined, but an interest in international law or the law of the sea as it affects private law would be an advantage.

The successful applicant will join a very busy and active community of teachers and researchers. They will be encouraged to participate in the activities of the Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law (a University Recognised Research Centre). 

The successful candidate will be expected to commence their studies on or about 1 April 2016.

Academic Requirements:

Candidates should have a good Master's degree (ideally at distinction level) recognised by Swansea University. 

Knowledge and/or experience in public international law or law of the sea is highly desirable. Fluency in English is required.

Residency Criteria:

Owing to funding restrictions, this studentship is open to UK/EU candidates only.

Please apply, by e-mail, to the Director of Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law,  Prof B Soyer (B.Soyer@swansea.ac.uk), attaching a letter of application, a complete CV, including the details of two academic referees, and a PhD proposal of no more than two pages.  Applicants should further include a piece of written work which may have been prepared as part of a current or previous programme of study. 

If you have any queries, Professor B Soyer (b.soyer@swansea.ac.uk) or Professor B Donelly-Lazarov (b.donnelly@swansea.ac.uk) will be happy to answer them.

Applications should be received by 5pm on 12 February 2016. For a copy of the application form, please see Phd Scholarship Application Form

Interviews will be held shortly thereafter.