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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, or email@example.com, outlining 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.