2 two-year Post-doctoral Fellowships

1 Sept 2008 – 30 Aug 2010

As part of the IRCHSS-funded project ‘Paramilitary Violence in Europe after the Great War (1918-1923)’, Trinity College Dublin (TCD) and University College Dublin (UCD) are offering two Post-Doctoral Fellowships for candidates wishing to undertake research on the history of paramilitary violence after the Great War from an international comparative perspective. Applications from scholars working on Central and Eastern Europe (including Russia and the Ottoman Empire) or Ireland are particularly encouraged, but all other applications are also welcome.

In order to apply intending candidates must

(a) have successfully completed a PhD degree in a field relevant to the project by 1 September 2008

(b) give a brief description (500 words) of the potential research to be undertaken during the tenure of the fellowship

(c) submit a full CV (including all publications to date) along with two academic references

The funding of the Fellowships follows the levels and conditions laid down under the IRCHSS Post-Doctoral Scheme. The salary will be EUR 31,745 p.a. plus travel allowances and pension entitlement.

Written applications should be sent by post before 20 February 2008 to either:

Prof. John Horne OR Dr Robert Gerwarth Department of History School of History Trinity College Dublin University College Dublin Dublin 2 Belfield, Dublin 4 Ireland Ireland

Electronic applications are acceptable to either robert.gerwarth@ucd.ie or j.horne@tcd.ie but must be followed by hardcopy. References (by post or email) should be sent directly to the above addresses. Informal enquiries can be made by writing directly to one of the above email addresses.