Applications are invited for a scholarship leading to the degree of PhD in the School of Law, University of Adelaide. The scholarship is supported by the Australian Research Council under Discovery Project DP160100265: 'A New History of Law in Post-Revolutionary England, 1689-1760' (chief investigators: Em. Prof Wilfrid Prest and Prof David Lemmings, University of Adelaide, and Dr Mike Macnair, University of Oxford).
The successful candidate will pursue research leading to a PhD on some aspect of the English legal order, c.1689-1760. Prof. Prest is particularly interested in supervising research on case notes and law reporting or another aspect of legal literature during the later seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. However candidates are encouraged to outline (in no more than 250 words) any proposal they may have for a thesis topic related to the overall field of study.
Applicants must be acceptable as candidates for a PhD degree at the University of Adelaide. International candidates are welcome, as are Australian citizens and permanent residents.
The scholarship will be for three years full-time study, with a stipend of $31,288 per annum. It is likely to be tax exempt, subject to Taxation Office approval.
Enquiries: Prof. Em. Wilfrid Prest, Adelaide Law School Tel +61 (08) 8313 5883
Fax +61(08) 8313 4344 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Application for Admission by domestic students must be submitted using the Online Application Form.
International students should use the Online Application Form available here.
Please email a summary of your application for admission to Dr. Helen Payne with "Application for Legal History PhD Scholarship" in the subject heading. You can request a copy of your application summary by emailing email@example.com with the subject heading 'Request for application summary'.