Postgraduate Research Studentship / Graduate Teaching Assistant (0.4 FTE)
University of Chester 9 reviews - England

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Francophone African and Caribbean Studies University of Chester - Department of Modern Languages

£13,590 PER ANNUM (Package comprising salary of £9,709 per annum plus £3,881 maintenance stipend and fee waiver)



A postgraduate research studentship / graduate teaching assistant post is available in the Department of Modern Languages providing the opportunity to undertake research leading to the award of PhD on the following theme:

Francophone African and Caribbean Studies

In addition, you will be required to undertake teaching duties within the Department, not normally exceeding 6 hours per week during term, for which a separate 0.4 FTE fixed term contract of employment will be issued.

You will receive a postgraduate research studentship to cover fees and a maintenance stipend for up to 3 years, plus, for the graduate teaching assistant post, a salary on the University TSR1 scale (£24,273 - £26,523 pro rata).

Candidates must send with their application their own outline project proposal within the field of Francophone African and Caribbean Studies.

Applicants should have a minimum of a 2.1 undergraduate degree in French or closely related discipline and preferably a Master's degree in any specialism within the field of French and Francophone Studies.

Applications should include:
For registration as a postgraduate research student:

A completed University of Chester Postgraduate Research Degree application form including contact details of two referees (at least one must be familiar with your most recent academic work).

An outline project proposal of 500-1,000 words.

For the Graduate Teaching Assistant post:
A completed University of Chester application for employment form.

Informal enquiries about this post are welcome and should be directed to Professor Claire Griffiths, Department of Modern Languages, University of Chester, Parkgate Road, Chester CH1 4BJ, Tel: 01244 511000. For general enquiries contact HRM Services, University of Chester at .

Candidates may download further details and application forms from our website at or send an A4 SAE to HRM Services, University of Chester, Parkgate Road, Chester, CH1 4BJ quoting the reference number HRMS/10059.

Completed applications should be received no later than 12 noon on 31st January 2011.

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Date of input: Tuesday, 14 December 2010

Date of expiry: Monday, 31 January 2011

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£13,590. PER ANNUM (Package comprising salary of £9,709 per annum plus £3,881 maintenance stipend and fee waiver)

Northern England

Type / Role:
Academic or Research


Subject Area:
Languages, Literature and Culture


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