Critical Sec. Studies PhD Studentship at Oxford Brookes

Oxford Brookes University is pleased to offer a full-time PhD Studentship in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, starting in September 2016Applications are invited for a PhD Studentship in Challenging Security Anew: Probing the Bases and Limits of Critical Security Studies. The supervisory team will be led by Dr Tina Managhan (International Relations) with Dr Doerthe Rosenow (International Relations). This proposed PhD project will explore the ontological and philosophical underpinnings of post-structuralist Critical Security Studies with the aim of furthering its critical ethos and politics.  A full project description will be included in the application pack.

The successful candidate will receive an annual payment of £14,000 as a stipend towards living expenses for a maximum of three years.

Home/EU fees will be covered by the Department of Social Sciences for a maximum of three years.

As a successful applicant, you will join a supportive and research-active Department.  For more information on the Department of Social Sciences visit  HYPERLINK “

Eligibility: Applications are invited from Home/EU students only. We are looking to recruit a candidate of the highest quality and who is capable of submitting a Ph.D. thesis within 3 years. Applicants are expected to have completed a relevant Masters degree prior to the Studentship start date. The Studentship holder may also be required to complete supplementary research methods training in their first year of study. Applicants should also be able to demonstrate strong research capabilities and be fluent in spoken and written English.

Deadline: The closing date for applications is 12:00 noon on Wednesday 25th May 2016

Interview date: Interviews will be held on the week commencing 20th June 2016

Start date: 19th September 2016

How to apply: To request an application pack, a project description and for further details of how to apply, please contact  HYPERLINK “

Please specify which studentship you are applying for by quoting the following in the subject heading:  HSS018, Managhan and Rosenow