Application Due Date: 15 October 2018, at midday.
Security Implications of United Nations Peacekeeping in Ghana.
Advance theoretical, research-based and policy-applicable understanding on the domestic security implications of Ghana’s contributions to UN peacekeeping.
University of Ghana, Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC), Danish Institute for International Research Study Research Studies (DIIS), and Danish Institute Versus Torture (DIGNITY) are performing a cumulative research study task on the Domestic Security Implications of United Nations Peacekeeping (D-SIP) in Ghana. D-SIP’s objective is to understand the linkages between peacekeeping contributions, domestic security plan and drivers of stability in Ghana. By producing understanding on how participation in worldwide peacekeeping types the credibility and effectiveness of security companies and practices in troop contributing countries, D-SIP supplies insight into larger attributes of peace and state-building.
Since the early 2000 s, UN peacekeeping has in fact increased in scope and complexity. The around the world buy 2016 was $7.87 billion with 118,792 employees launched to 16 operations. The sustainability of UN operations relies on countries from the around the world South that comprise the leading 10 troop aspects. Their motivations to provide peacekeepers are monetary, political, institutional and normative. Nonetheless, understanding is doing not have on how peacekeeping participation impact on domestic security and stability in troop contributing countries, both at across the country and local levels.
As part of the D-SIP program, the University of Ghana invites interested and skilled individuals of Ghana, holding MPhil/MA/MSc/ LLM degrees in law, social or federal governments, to send their applications for 3 PhD positions. The reliable potential customers will be signed up at the Institute of African Research Study Research Studies at the University of Ghana and get a PhD in African Research study research studies with a competence in security and peacekeeping. They will be kept track of by a joint group of D-SIP researchers from the University of Ghana, KAIPTC, DIIS and DIGNITY.
The potential customers will invest their experiential understanding devices at DIIS and KAIPTC, including research study remains and thesis writing time at both companies, in Accra and Copenhagen, respectively. The potential customers will be completely included members of the D-SIP research study hall.
The reliable potential customers will get a stipend throughout the 4-year period of their research study studies, and all expenditures for fieldwork, PhD training-related travel, and conferences abroad will be covered by D-SIP.
The positions are for 4 (4) years full-time and will begin on 1 February 2019 or as rapidly as possible later on. While performing qualitative fieldwork in Accra, Tamale and/or another location in rural or city Ghana, the 3 reliable PhD potential customers will each welcome a specific thematic focus, for example:.
Across the country level organisation of security and how it has in fact been impacted by Ghana’s peacekeeping experience;(**************)
How security is provided in Accra, and trace how Ghana’s experience of peacekeeping has in fact formed local-level policing; and.
How security is provided in Tamale, and trace how Ghana’s experience of peacekeeping has in fact formed local-level policing.
Other design associated to security plan and peace-keeping in rural or city Ghana.
The potential customers are expected to perform around 8 months of ethnographic fieldwork, and to participate in coach at the University of Ghana.
The reliable PhD potential customers will contribute to the basic research study objective of figuring out the domestic security implications of UN peacekeeping contributions in Ghana.
D-SIP is moneyed by the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Reliable potential customers are had to:.
Hold a master’s degree in the social sciences, federal government, law or inter-disciplinary research study studies.
Be exceptionally motivated to develop a scientific occupation, and to pursue doctoral research study studies inning accordance with the licensed research study method.
Have and reveal outstanding medical composing capabilities.
Have a strong methodological and conceptual background in the relevant medical disciplines or areas.
Ideally have ethnographic fieldwork experience.
Ideally have in fact handled security associated issues in Accra, Tamale or in other locations.
Be a helpful and engaged group staff member.
Potential prospects are invited to prepare a 4-5-page concept note (optimum 2,000 words) which, with recommendation to the chosen PhD focus (please pick from above), explains an extensive focus for the proposed PhD task in addition to research study anticipations and issues. Prospects, who wish to search for the PhrD position under 2 or more thematic areas, need to develop a various concept note for each of the focus areas. The following details have to be included in the concept note:.
Statement of the research study problem and how it will be analyzed through more specific research study issues.
Discussion of the analytical structure of the research study problem due to the fact that of relevant theory.
Description of the geographical and socio-political context of the research study (Accra/Tamale).
Conversation of the research study design and the methods that will be used to produce the details.
Practical aspects to think about.
Ethical aspects to think about.
Please ensure to clearly reveal which of the PhD positions you search for.
In addition to this concept note, the application has to be accompanied by a CV, including a list of publications in addition to names and contact details of a 2-3 scholastic recommendations.
Due date for application is 15 October 2018, at midday.
To get more information:.
Have a look at the Authorities Site of the DIIS/Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre PhD Scholarships.