Graduate Teaching and Research Studentships in Education and Social Work, University of Sussex, UK

Thursday, June 13, 2013
Studentship applications are invited for Graduate Teaching and Research Assistants (GTRAs ) to commence 19th September 2013, for one, two or three years. Studentships cover the value of UK/EU tuition fees for up to three years, plus a bursary currently worth £7000 per annum.


Applications are welcomed from outstanding UK/EU or international applicants wishing to commence full or part time study for a doctorate as well as from those already undertaking doctoral study. It is a condition of application that GTRAs will be registered as doctoral students within the School of Education and Social Work.

Successful applicants will contribute either 5.5 hours per week (throughout the year) or 8 hours per week (term time only), towards research, teaching, e-learning, research dissemination and related activities, as negotiated with the relevant Research Centre or Cluster Director.

GTA/GRAs will be attached to one of the following research centres or cluster located within the School of Education and Social Work. Informal discussions should be with the relevant Research Centre/Cluster lead in the first instance:

The Centre for Higher Education and Equity Research (CHEER)
Director: Professor Louise Morley.
The Centre for International Education (CIE)
Director: Dr Máiréad Dunne
Social Work Research Cluster
Lead: Professor Imogen Taylor

Type of award
Postgraduate Research

Award amount
EU/UK Fee Waiver for 2013-14 and a £7000 bursary per annum

Eligibility
Applications are welcomed from outstanding UK/EU or international applicants wishing to commence full or part time study for a doctorate as well as from those already undertaking doctoral study. It is a condition of application that GTRAs will be registered as doctoral students within the School of Education and Social Work.

Procedure
A full and up to date CV, together with a short letter of application explaining how you fit the criteria for appointment, making clear your postgraduate registration status with the University of Sussex and explaining how you could contribute to the work of the Centre, should be returned to:

Pascale Fanning-Tichborne
School of Education & Social Work
University of Sussex
Essex House
Falmer
East Sussex
BN1 9QN

Timetable
Closing date for studentship applications is Monday 24th June at 10.00 am
Interviews to be arranged after the deadline.

Further information
Contact details
Pascale Fanning-Tichborne
School of Education & Social Work
University of Sussex
Essex House
Falmer
East Sussex
BN1 9QN

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