The University of Leicester is inviting applications for graduate teaching assistantships for October 2015 entry to its Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programme in the School of Management. These funded assistantships are available to undertake teaching and teaching-related duties within the School while undertaking research leading to a PhD.
The School of Management is pleased to offer four funded Graduate Teaching Assistantships for October 2015 entry to its Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programme. A Graduate Teaching Assistant is responsible to the Head of School and is expected to undertake teaching and teaching-related duties within the School – not normally exceeding eight contact hours per week – while undertaking research leading to a PhD.
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- Study Subject(s): Assistantships are awarded in the critical and innovative rethinking of any of the following fields: accounting and finance, marketing and consumption, organisation studies, regional studies, science, technology, and innovation and work and employment within the School of Management.
- Course Level: Assistantships are available to undertake teaching and teaching-related duties within the School while undertaking research leading to a PhD.
- Scholarship Provider: University of Leicester, UK
- Scholarship can be taken at the UK
- First-class or upper second class undergraduate degree or equivalent overseas qualification in a relevant subject
- A Masters degree in a relevant subject
- Applicants should be able to demonstrate some relevant research experience – for example, as part of a previous degree
- Teaching/demonstrating experience is desirable
- Standard English language requirements-Available for full-time registration only
- Available to new starters only – i.e., existing PhD students are not eligible for these posts
- Applicants must be able to start in October 2015 or show evidence of achieving this before the start of the PhD
- These posts are open to suitable UK/EU and International (i.e., outside the EU) applicants.
Scholarship Open for International Students: UK/EU and international applicants can apply for these graduate teaching assistantships.
What does it cover? These posts will pay full-time University UK/EU tuition fees for four years and include 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.
How to Apply
How to Apply: Applicants should first consult the supplementary guidance notes
- Draft a research proposal that tells what you want to research, how you intend to do it, and why it is worth doing – please see the guidance notes
- 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 application by post
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 10 April 2015.