PhD Fellowship in the history of medicine in Ireland
Call for applications
The Royal College of Physicians of Ireland and the Apothecaries’ Hall of Ireland are delighted to announce a new PhD Fellowship in the history of medicine in Ireland.
The Fellowship has been established by the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland and the Apothecaries’ Hall of Ireland to support in-depth research into Ireland’s rich medical history. It is worth €7,500 per annum for three years, and will cover the winning applicant’s university fees and associated research costs.
The Fellowship is open to researchers planning to undertake a PhD relating to the history of medicine in Ireland. Preference may be given to subjects relating to the history of medical education and/or the evolution of medical pharmacology in Ireland from the 17th to the early 20th century.
Applicants must be planning to undertake their PhD research at a university on the island of Ireland and it is their responsibility to ensure they meet the admission criteria of their university of choice.
To apply, applicants must complete and submit this application form accompanied by a letter of support from their chosen academic supervisor. Applications must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org or by post to
Keeper of Collections
Royal College of Physicians of Ireland
19 South Frederick Street
The closing date for applications is Friday 27 March 2015.
Applications will be reviewed by a panel comprising representatives from the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland and the Apothecaries’ Hall of Ireland and an independent extern. All applicants will be informed of the decision of the panel by May 2015.