PhD Scholarship in International Conflict, Sydney

Deadline: 31/03/2010
Open to: applicants with master’s qualifications in political science or related field
Fund: $25,000 per annum

University of Sydney offers a full-time postgraduate scholarship (commencing in Semester 2, 2010) to undertake research leading to a PhD in international conflict. The project will investigate the roles of norms, political culture, values, and/or similar factors in patterns of interstate conflict across different regions of the world. The research will be complementary to, and in close interaction with, an ARC-funded project on the role of political institutions in regional conflict dynamics.

– applicant should have a strong Honours degree, and/or master’s qualifications in political science or related field
– applicants should have a particular interest in theories of international conflict, and strong skills in qualitative social science research methods.
Local and international students can apply however tuition fees payable by international students are not covered by this scholarship.

The scholarship is valued at $25,000 per annum (tax exempt) and may be renewed for up to three years, subject to satisfactory progress.

Application process
Applicants should submit following documents:
1. CV
2. a copy of an academic transcript,
3. the names and contact details of at least two referees

and sent it by 31 March 2010 to Dr. Benjamin Goldsmith at:

or mail to following address:
Dr. Benjamin Goldsmith
Department of Government & International Relations
Merewether H04
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006

For further information contact Dr. Benjamin Goldsmith at:

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