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Graduate Teaching Assistantships in Criminology at University of Leicester in UK, 2015

University of Leicester is inviting applications for graduate teaching assistantships in the Department of Criminology. These Assistantships are available to undertake teaching and teaching-related duties within the Department while undertaking research leading to a PhD. Approximately 80% of their time will be spent on their doctoral research and 20% on their GTA responsibilities. The successful applicant will receive a full UK/EU tuition fee waiver for four years subject to annual progress review. The application deadline is 1 May 2015.

Study Subject(s): Assistantships are awarded to undertake research in areas consistent with the research interests of the Department of Criminology’s academic staff which include: Media, Communication, and Surveillance, Cultures, Subcultures, and Deviancy, Communities and Policing, Hate Studies, Victimisation, Forensic Studies, Penology, Globalisation and Security and Gender and Sexuality.
Course Level: Assistantships are available to undertake teaching and teaching-related duties within the Department while undertaking research leading to a PhD.
Scholarship Provider: University of Leicester, UK
Scholarship can be taken at: UK

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Eligibility:
-First class or upper second class undergraduate degree or an equivalent overseas qualification in a relevant subject
-It is expected that applicants will also hold a Masters degree in a relevant subject or have equivalent professional experience
-Standard English language requirements-It is desirable that applicants have some teaching/demonstrating experience
-Available to suitable UK/EU and International (i.e., outside the EU) applicants – please note though that the award covers tuition fees at the UK/EU rate only; international applicants (and those not eligible to pay UK/EU tuition fees) must demonstrate at the time of their application that they can fund the difference in tuition fee rates
-Available to new applicants only – i.e., existing PhD students are not eligible for this studentship
-Available for full-time registration only
-Applicants must be able to start in September 2015 or show evidence of achieving this by September 2015.

Scholarship Open for International Students: University of LeicesterUK/EU and international applicants can apply for these graduate teaching assistantships.

Scholarship Description: The Department of Criminology is pleased to offer two funded Graduate Teaching Assistantships for September 2015 entry to its Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programme. These Graduate Teaching Assistantships are available for full-time registration. The successful applicant will receive a full UK/EU tuition fee waiver for four years subject to annual progress review. The successful applicants will receive an annual stipend of £9,901 and salary of approximately £4,156. The successful applicants will also have access to a Research Training Support Grant worth £750 each year to help cover costs associated with their research work.

Number of award(s): Up to two graduate teaching assistantships are available.

Duration of award(s): These Graduate Teaching Assistantships are available for full-time registration. The successful applicant will receive a full UK/EU tuition fee waiver for four years subject to annual progress review.

What does it cover? The successful applicants will receive an annual stipend of £9,901 and salary of approximately £4,156. The successful applicants will also have access to a Research Training Support Grant worth £750 each year to help cover costs associated with their research work.

Selection Criteria: Not Known

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply:
Draft a research proposal that tells us what you want to research, how you intend to do it, and why it is worth doing
-Prepare your supporting documents – with your application you need to include proof that you meet the academic and English language entry requirements.
-You must also provide contact details for two academic (not personal) referees who can comment on your suitability for the research degree programme
-Submit your online application or apply by post. In the Fees and Financial Support section of the application, applicants must state that they wish to be considered for these September 2015 Graduate Teaching Assistantships in Criminology (Ref. Open).

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 1 May 2015.

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