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Wednesday, December 10, 2008

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Position for PhD Students: Graduate Teaching Assistantships 2009,

European Studies Research Institute, University of Salford, UKEvery year the University of Salford offers a number of Graduate Teaching Assistantships (GTAs) for suitably qualified candidates wishing to study for a PhD.

Applications are now invited for scholarships based in the European Studies Research Institute (ESRI) starting in October 2009.

The scholarships are worth £13,290 per annum over three years and are open to UK/EU students.Subject areas include:*
  • EU/European Politics; Middle East politics;
  • Political Parties and Elections; Gender; Democratisation; Political Communication*
  • Political theory/Radical analysis/International Political Economy*
  • Military/International/Political History*
  • International Relations/IR Theory; Intelligence; Security/Strategic Studies; US Foreign Policy*
  • Translation and Interpreting Studies; Theoretical and Descriptive Linguistics; European Literature and Culture

Graduate Teaching Assistantships offer students the opportunity to study for a PhD while undertaking teaching duties in areas usually related to their PhD research.

Successful candidates will work under the direction of an academic staff member on a range of teaching activities, up to 180 hours over the academic year (based on an average of six hour per week).

Please note there are TWO closing dates:1. The closing date for GTA applications is 6 February 2009.2.
ESRI will also put forward outstanding applications for external funding. Please note the earlier deadline for applicants wishing to be considered for ESRC/AHRC funding is 12th January 2009.

For details on how to apply please visit:

For any additional queries, please contact: Dr Steve Ward, T +44 (0)161 295 2803,


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