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Funded doctoral studentship in history: Constitution-making in Sudan

Department of History, Durham University

Applications are invited from eligible candidates for a doctoral studentship on the history of constitution-making in Sudan since the 1950s. The doctorate will be supervised by Justin Willis (Durham University) and Willow Berridge (Newcastle University). This funded doctoral studentship is supported by the Northern Bridge Doctoral Training Centre and will run for 42 months (with a possible 6 months extension) from 1 October 2021. This is a Collaborative Doctoral Award, offered in partnership with the Research Analysts Department of the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) and the Rift Valley Institute, The studentship includes payment of tuition fees, a maintenance award at UK Research Council standard levels and fund for fieldwork and other associated costs.

Eligibility criteria

The successful candidate must meet the criteria for the acceptance on a doctoral programme as set out by Durham University. To see further criteria applying to this specific studentship please visit the original job advert provided below.

Application process

Applications should be made by email to Justin.Willis@durham.ac.uk by 4 pm on 11 January 2021. These should include:

  • A personal statement of not more than 500 words explaining why you are interested in this opportunity, and how you think your skills and experience are appropriate.
  • A CV setting out your qualifications and relevant experience3.The names and email contacts of two referees who are able to comment on your suitability for the studentship.

Those shortlisted as a result of this process will be contacted by 25 January 2021, and interviewed online in the week beginning 1 February 2021. All enquiries about the studentship should be directed to Justin.Willis@clutterdurham.ac.uk