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Becas para doctorado - Universidad de Newcastle

Convocatoria | Reino Unido - Newcastle
14 de Marzo de 2008
La Universidad de Newcastle ofrece una beca para doctorado (3 años) para investigadores en las áreas de estudios íbericos y/o latinoamericanos. One Graduate Teaching Assistantship leading to a PhD is available in the School of Modern Languages at Newcastle University for a fixed period of three years from September 2008 (subject to satisfactory annual reports).
The successful candidate will receive an annual grant of £12,600 (about
€17,660) to carry out postgraduate research on a topic in one of the following fields of Modern Languages:

• Chinese Studies
• French Studies
• German Studies
• Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies • Film Studies • Linguistics • Translating and Interpreting Studies

In addition, research degree fees at UK/EU rate will be waived throughout the three-year period. In return, the Teaching Assistant will be expected to teach up to six hours of language classes per week and to attend the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Graduate School Research Training Programme as part of their doctoral training.

Person Specification:
Candidates should have a minimum of an upper-second-class Honours degree in a relevant area and an MA or equivalent. You should also have native or near-native proficiency in the relevant language, as well as in English.
Experience in foreign language teaching would be an advantage and further training will be provided.

Candidates of any nationality may apply for this position. However, the fees award will only cover fees at the UK/EU rate. Therefore candidates who pay fees at the international rate will need to provide additional funding to cover their fees.

Applications:
Your application should include: CV, names and addresses of two referees, and a research proposal that follows our guidelines Please send this part of your application to: Dr Elisabeth Andersen, School of Modern Languages, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU, Tel: +44 (0) 191 222 7526, Fax: +44 (0) 191 222 3496, e-mail: e.a.andersen@ncl.ac.uk.

You must also complete the University’s postgraduate application form selecting "Doctor of Philosophy (School of Modern Languages) as the programme of study and quoting the reference number SML01. Only mandatory fields need to be completed.

Closing date: 14 March 2008

Further information:
More details about this position and our research is available on the School of Modern Languages website:
http://www.ncl.ac.uk/sml/postgrad/funding.
Enquiries: Lucy Brickwood on 44 191 222 5867 or Lucy.Brickwood@ncl.ac.uk

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