LINGUIST List 29.287
Wed Jan 17 2018
Support: General Linguistics: PhD, Edge Hill University
Editor for this issue: Clare Harshey <clarelinguistlist.org>
Costas Gabrielatos <gabrielc
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Department: Department of English, History &
Web Address: https://www.edgehill.ac.uk/english/
Institution/Organization: Edge Hill University
Duties: Research,Teaching,Project Work
Specialty Areas: General
A fantastic opportunity to study for
a fully funded doctorate whilst gaining valuable teaching experience.
Salary: £8,300 per annum plus benefits package
Post Type: Full
Time, Fixed Term for 3 years
Closing Date: Monday 12 February 2018
dates: 5-23 March 2018
Job description and person
on topics: http://bit.ly/2FxfJAO
apply, complete the online application form via www.edgehill.ac.uk/jobs
one document containing:
- A research proposal which should not exceed 2,000
- A full academic curriculum vitae
have a 2.1 or above undergraduate degree in a relevant subject, whilst a Masters
degree would also be an advantage. You should have a passion for pursuing original
research in your subject area along with the desire to develop your teaching ability
by supporting an experienced and dynamic undergraduate programme team.
motivated, resilient and with the determination to succeed, you will be committed to
undertaking a PhD and will possess strong written and oral communication skills
along with excellent organisational skills.
About the Role:
Teaching Assistants hold a unique position in the University, being both registered
students and carrying out teaching/teaching support duties. Students will be
- Successfully undertake an initial programme of accredited
- Undertake a PhD programme of research under the supervision
of an appointed supervisory team.
- Enhance the research culture of the
Department in which they are located and the University by participating in events,
conferences and training.
- Successfully complete a programme of teacher
- Undertake up to six hours teaching a week as directed by the Head of
We want you to feel happy when you
come to work and proud when you go home.
From the moment you join us you
have the opportunity to enhance your skills. We offer a range of specialist
development sessions or courses and an award winning staff health & wellbeing
programme. This means as well as being enrolled on our PGCTHE to support your
professional development, you are able to enjoy a lunchtime stroll across our
beautiful campus, book to get a trim from our onsite hairdresser, your car valeted,
or get together with colleagues over free food and drink to watch the latest film on
one of our Film Nights and so much more. This is just a taste of what we are able to
offer you at Edge Hill University.
Payment for teaching hours will be in
the region of £8,300 per annum and each GTA will receive a ‘package’ which includes
a combined salary (for teaching/support to teaching as appropriate) and full waiver
of postgraduate tuition fees as well as a scholarship of £5,500 per anum or free
single room postgraduate student accommodation on campus (subject to availability).
A fantastic opportunity to study for a fully funded doctorate whilst gaining
valuable teaching experience
“A great success
story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” – Times Higher
Based on an award-winning campus in West Lancashire, voted Best
University Workplace 2015, judged Best UK Employer (European Business Awards 2016)
and highly commended in Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2017
for Workplace of the Year, Edge Hill University offers a stimulating and empowering
environment for ambitious and high performing researchers.
Web Address for Applications: www.edgehill.ac.uk/jobs
Page Updated: 17-Jan-2018