Leiden University offers Excellence Scholarship programme (LExS) for excellent students from all nationalities and Non-EU/EEA students. Scholarships are awarded for all MA, MSc and LL.M programmes for Non-EU/EEA students and for master’s of Law Advanced Programme or MSc in International Relations and Diplomacy for all nationalities students. Scholarships will not be awarded to applicants who have already obtained a Leiden University master’s degree. Deadline is 1 February 2014 for September 2014 intake.
Turkey’s government needs to recover lost momentum, press forward with democratic reforms and constitutional revision, and recognise that steps that benefit the country’s Kurds must be decoupled from disarmament talks with the Kurdistan Workers Party PKK.
via International Crisis Group : Crying â€œWolfâ€: Why Turkish Fears Need Not Block Kurdish Reform.
The Research Institute for European and American Studies (RIEAS) is organizing in Athens its 5th Executive Security Seminar which is going to take place on 4 October 2013 in Athens, Greece.
To see the programme and location of the event, click here
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University College Dublin is seeking to appoint a Teaching Fellow in Political Theory in the School of Politics and International realtions.
The School of Politics & International Relations at University College Dublin seeks to appoint a temporary teaching fellow in normative political theory. The appointee will be expected to undertake undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and supervise MA students, and to engage in research in some aspect of normative political theory. An ability to teach in the areas of international political theory and/or legal theory may be an advantage. We are seeking a scholar who has completed a PhD and is actively seeking to publish in peer reviewed academic outlets.
via Teaching Fellow in Political Theory – University College Dublin – jobs.ac.uk.
The Politics and International Relations Department at the University of Kurdistan Hewler (Northern Iraq) invites applications for positions of Assistant or Associate Professors (Lecturer or Senior Lecturer) of Political Science. The positions are open to all sub-fields, but preference will be given to individuals with expertise in political theory and philosophy and Middle Eastern politics. Educational requirement: Ph.D. in Political Science from a recognized university. The appointment will begin in October 2013 or starting the spring.
via Assistant or Associate Professors Lecturer or Senior Lecturer of Political Science – University of Kurdistan Hewler – jobs.ac.uk.
The Leverhulme Trust is inviting applications for its 2014 International Academic Fellowships scheme.
Leverhulme International Academic Fellowships provide established UK researchers with an opportunity to spend a concentrated period of time in one or more research centres outside the UK, in order to develop new knowledge, skills and ideas, for example by learning new techniques, collaborating with colleagues overseas, or developing innovations in teaching.
Up to £30,000 is available to provide replacement teaching costs and research and travel costs.
Fellowships are offered for periods of three to twelve months, and must begin between 1 June 2014 and 1 May 2015. Approximately fifteen fellowships are available in 2014.
via Leverhulme International Academic Fellowships – Leverhulme Trust – jobs.ac.uk.
The Leverhulme Trust is inviting applications for its 2014 Study Abroad Studentships scheme.
Leverhulme Study Abroad Studentships enable a period of advanced study or research anywhere in the world, except for the UK and USA.
To qualify, applicants need to:
- hold an undergraduate degree;
- have been resident in the UK for at least five years;
- hold a degree at any level from a UK university; and
- either currently be registered as a student, or have been a registered student within the last eight years.
Up to £17,000 a year is available for maintenance and travel; additional help with fees, research costs, and maintenance for dependents may also be provided.
Fellowships are offered for periods of twelve to twenty-four months, and must begin between 1 June 2014 and 1 May 2015. Approximately twenty studentships are available in 2014.
via Leverhulme Study Abroad Studentships – Leverhulme Trust – jobs.ac.uk.
The University of Birmingham is looking for a full-time research fellow, who will work in their School of Government and Society for one year.
The postholder with work alongside Dr Heather Marquette in the production of research and in communication of research as agreed by the DLP Program Management Team in the DLP workplan for 2013/14
For details, click here
LSE are looking to recruit a new tenure-track Assistant Professor in Political Science and Public Policy. This post is to add to their existing strengths in comparative public policy, public administration, and regulation. Candidates should have a strong research and teaching interest in comparative public policy and administration, broadly defined. Candidates with expertise in any region or country and/or policy area are welcomed.
The successful candidate should expect to contribute to and provide courses that fall within the teaching portfolio of our BSc, MSc, MPA and PhD programmes in public policy and related subjects.
Assistant Professor in Political Science and Public Policy – London School of Economics and Political Science – jobs.ac.uk.
he key task of the post is to assist in the production of research reports on strategic and nuclear developments in selected countries, under the supervision of ICSA’s core research team. Successful candidates will be given considerable training in open source intelligence and advanced research methodologies. Interns will be required to work for one day per week at ICSA’s offices.
The successful candidate must be undertaking a Master’s course in international relations or associated subject in the academic year 2013-2014. Also required is an undergraduate degree in history, politics or international relations. A keen interest in international affairs is essential, as is the ability to work at ICSA’s offices in central London.
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Internship – King’s College London – jobs.ac.uk.