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Department of European Languages and Cultures
Graduate Teaching Assistantship 2012-2015
The Department of European Languages and Cultures at Lancaster University is offering a graduate teaching assistantship in the field of European Languages and Cultures. The position will be available from 5 October 2012 and will be open to candidates from the UK and other EU member states only. Applicants should have a first-class or high upper second-class honours degree (or equivalent qualification) in a relevant discipline.
The successful applicant will receive a fee waiver for three years leading to the completion of a PhD on a research topic in one of the areas represented by research staff in the Department. The candidate will also be eligible to deliver hourly-paid teaching within the department to a maximum of six-hours per week.
The Department is a vibrant centre of research in Catalan-, French-, German- and Spanish-language cultures, and we are also interested in projects which are comparative or trans-cultural in scope. Recent graduate work in the Department has led to theses in the fields of Basque educational policy, Catalan children's literature, the contemporary French novel, German film and sport in a cross-cultural context, and Spanish national identity.
Interested applicants should send 1) a CV and 2) a detailed research proposal 2-3 pages in length including select bibliography to: firstname.lastname@example.org by February 28th 2012. An initial selection of applications will be followed by a request for two academic references and a campus or online interview. Further enquiries about the position may be made to DELC's Director of Postgraduate Studies, Greg Kerr: email@example.com .
Lancaster PG Open Day Wednesday 22 February
Additional information about postgraduate study at Lancaster will be available at our Postgraduate Open Day on Wednesday 22nd February 2012. For details, please contact the DELC postgraduate and research coordinator, Linda Gilmour: firstname.lastname@example.org .
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