Applications are invited from suitably qualified graduates in history and health sciences related disciplines for a fulltime PhD by research scholarship funded by the WIT President’s Scholarship Programme 2022 to study Ireland 1914- 1923 Midwifery – Politics and Professionalism in by WIT for PhD students. The successful applicant, as part of their scholarship, will be expected to contribute up to 3 hours of teaching per week within the School.
The successful applicant will be supported by a supervisory team with significant expertise in the field, supplemented by an advisory committee with expertise in archive development. The successful applicant will also be provided with a range of training opportunities to support their own development as a scholar and expert in this field of study.
· Honours Degree (minimum 2:1) or equivalent in history or health/ social sciences related discipline.
· A post graduate degree or close to completion of a post graduate degree in a history related discipline.
Knowledge & Experience
· Knowledge and experience of the historical method
· Knowledge of the midwifery profession
Experience of archival research
Knowledge of and experience in using archives pertinent to the area of the study’s focus
Skills & Competencies
· Applicants whose first language is not English must submit evidence of competency in English, please see WIT’s English Language Requirements for details.