Opportunity for PhD Candidates- Global Corporations and International Law Australian Research Council, PhD Scholarship, Melbourne University, Australia: Apply by Sep 30 

Opportunity for PhD Candidates- Global Corporations and International Law Australian Research Council, PhD Scholarship, Melbourne University, Australia: Apply by Sep 30 

It will investigate the relationship between corporations, companies, states and international laws from the early modern period to the present day, to examine the role of international law in enabling global corporate power, and identify the potential for international law and institutions to limit it and harness it to public benefit.

Further Details

The PhD scholarships will enable outstanding PhD candidates to join the Laureate team (comprising Professor Pahuja, two post-doctoral fellows, three PhD candidates, local and international visitors, and local and international collaborators) at the Melbourne Law School.

Eligibility

  • The scholarship is open to candidates of any nationality and from any location.
  • Applicants must be eligible for acceptance by the University of Melbourne into a PhD program and the scholarship is conditional upon acceptance into the PhD program. 
  •  As this Scholarship is hosted by the Melbourne Law School, the applicant will need to meet the entry requirements of the Law School PhD program, and the ARC’s additional requirements for Laureate PhD candidates.
  • By the commencement of the program, applicants must have completed an accredited undergraduate degree with first-class or upper second-class honours with equivalent indications of outstanding research ability, or have an outstanding record of professional or research achievements since graduation.

Perks

  • Full fee remission for up to 4 years
  • A stipend of 35,000 AUD per annum pro rata (full-time study rate) for up to 4 years, and includes limited paid sick, maternity and parenting leave
  • Relocation allowance and Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) where relevant
  • Research support funds through the Laureate Project for project-related travel

As the candidate will be based in Law, they will additionally have access to up to $7500 in research support funds over the course of their candidature. The candidate will also have the opportunity to carry out paid research to support the project, as relevant.

Vacancies

3

Location

Melbourne, Australia

Deadline

September 30, 2022

Applying to the position

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