Two Sports Ethics Scholarships for Ph.D. study at FTVS, Charles University, Prague, Czechia. Apply before July 20, 2020

We are developing a Sports Ethics Centre (and a Sports Ethics Research Group) at the Faculty of Sport and PE (FTVS) at Charles University, Prague, and we are now able to offer 2 doctoral opportunities for research in Sports Ethics, beginning in October 2020, funded by Charles University and MAiSI.

Start date: October 1st, 2020. Informal early enquiries are encouraged – preferably by July 20th. Please email for a Skype appointment: martinkova@ftvs.cuni.cz or s.j.parry@leeds.ac.uk.

Supervisors: Irena Martinkova and/or Jim Parry

Study period: 3-4 years

Field of study: Kinanthropology (Sports Ethics, especially values in sport and associated conceptual issues, discrimination, fairness, and phenomenological approaches to sport)

Topic: From the field of Philosophy of Sport (especially Sports Ethics)

Eligibility: Candidates should hold a Masters degree relevant to the proposed topic, and an appropriate level of English language competence.

Funding: NB. Average living expenditure in Czechia is about 20,000 CZK per month (see  https://www.studyin.cz/live-work/living-costs). No fees  + University scholarship  of 10,000-15,000 CZK per month (about 400-600 Euros) + MAiSI Professional Development Internship of 10,000 CZK per month (about 400 Euros)

The successful candidate will have:

      • The ability to undertake independent philosophical research,
      • A demonstrated interest or practical involvement in sport, and
      • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Applications: As the first stage, please write to martinkova@ftvs.cuni.cz, or s.j.parry@leeds.ac.ukoutlining a brief research proposal in sports ethics, or in associated conceptual issues (max. 500 words). The final stage will be a formal application to the Faculty.

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