Tuesday, July 25, 2006

Environmental Law PhD Scholarship at UCC

Environmental Law PhD Scholarship


The Faculty of Law, University College Cork has been awarded funding under the Environmental Protection Agency's Doctoral Scholarship Scheme 2006 to recruit a postgraduate research student to undertake research on 'Identification of an Appropriate Legislative Regime for the Remediation of Contaminated Land in Ireland'. This studentship will cover tuition fees for a three year period, during which the student will be expected to complete a programme of research leading to the award of Ph.D. It will also provide a bursary of €17,750 per annum and some funding to cover academic travel. Candidates must have a primary degree in law and will preferably have a postgraduate degree in law and / or experience of applied legal research. Experience of Environmental Law, particularly as applied to historical land contamination, land transactions, waste management law or regimes of civil liability for environmental damage, would be a distinct advantage.

Applications, to include a covering letter indicating your areas of research interest, list of publications, relevant experience, a full CV and details of at least two academic referees, should be sent to:

Mr. Owen McIntyre,
Department of Law,
University College Cork,
Tel: +353 21 4902090
Fax: + 353 21 4270690
E-mail: o.mcintyre@ucc.ie

The closing date for applications is Friday, 1st September, 2006.