Research Fellows/Internation al Masters Bursaries Institute of Irish Studies Queen`s University Belfast has a long and distinguished record in scholarship and teaching in a range of disciplines within the area of Irish Studies.

To consolidate and build on this success the University unveiled its Irish Studies International Research Initiative (IRI) in 2007. A total of five posts are available for 12 months each, commencing September 2008. Successful applicants will become active members of the research team assisting in delivery of the research activity within a specified area.

Criteria and other details will be given in the application pack. Ref: 08/100291

Three new Fellowship posts will be available within the Institute of Irish Studies. Applications for these are welcome in the broad research area of Irish Studies but particularly in projects that can contribute to the Institute`s research programme and that of the Schools in the University.

Interviews will be held during the week beginning 10 March 2008.

Closing date: 4.00pm, Friday 22 February 2008

Salary Scale: £27,466 - £35,837 per annum (including contribution points)

International Masters Bursaries

The University is offering two bursaries for students undertaking a Masters Program within the area of Irish Studies. Applications for these studentships are invited from non EU students. The bursaries will be for one year and cover both fees and stipend.

Those wishing to apply for a Bursary should contact the Admissions office at Queen`s or apply on line for admission and an award through our website at .

Further guidance and information on the studentships is available by contacting Caroline Magee at or the following website

Please visit our website for further information and to apply online at or alternatively contact the address below. The University is committed to equal opportunities and to selection on merit. It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society.

Fixed term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but in particular circumstances may be renewed or made permanent subject to availability of funding.

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