Fully Funded PhD Graduate Teaching Assistantship in UK, 2016/2017

Fully Funded PhD Graduate Teaching Assistantship in UK, 2016/2017

The School of Management, Swansea University, invites applications for a fully funded graduate teaching assistantship, starting in September 2016. The successful candidate will be expected to undertake Ph.D. research within the School, as well as carrying out a number of teaching responsibilities.

The University’s School of Management is a research-led, internationally focused centre of excellence for learning and the advancement of knowledge in Business and Economics. The School of Management has a growing international expertise in a broad range of research areas covered by Business Management and Economics.

SWELT is the official English language test for international students wishing to study at Swansea University. The test is designed, administered and marked by English Language Training Services staff and is accepted by Swansea University as an alternative to IELTS as part of applicant’s application for a CAS.

Course Level: Assistantship is available for a Ph.D. degree programme at Swansea University.

Study Subject: Ph.D. proposals are welcome in any areas of research activity within the School of Management, including the following:

  • Data Analytics
  • Economics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance / Accounting
  • Human Resources, Organisations
  • Information Systems, E-business, Electronic Government, Digital and Social Media Marketing
  • Innovation
  • Marketing and Strategy
  • Operations Management

Scholarship Award: The studentship covers the full cost of UK/EU tuition fees, plus a tax-free stipend of £14,296 p.a. for three years. UK/EU and international students are welcome to apply, although only UK/EU tuition fees are covered by this studentship. International students will be required to pay the difference between UK/EU and international tuition fees.  International students must be able to demonstrate that they are able to finance the difference in tuition fee value prior to commencing their studies.

Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the assistantship:

  • Applicants should have a first class or upper second class (2.1) honours degree and usually an appropriate Master’s degree in a relevant discipline, preferably with a substantial research skills element.
  • UK/EU and international students are welcome to apply, although only UK/EU tuition fees are covered by this studentship. International students will be required to pay the difference between UK/EU and international tuition fees. International students must be able to demonstrate that they are able to finance the difference in tuition fee value prior to commencing their studies.

Nationality: UK/EU and international students are welcome to apply.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants should have a first class or upper second class (2.1) honours degree and usually an appropriate Master’s degree in a relevant discipline, preferably with a substantial research skills element.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirements:  SWELT is the official English language test for international students wishing to study at Swansea University. The test is designed, administered and marked by English Language Training Services staff and is accepted by Swansea University as an alternative to IELTS as part of applicant’s application for a CAS.

How to Apply: Candidates should submit a: CV, Research proposal relating to one of the above-specified areas and Covering letter to:/ Ms Amy Jones (Amy.E.Jones-at-swansea.ac.uk).

Application Deadline: The deadline for applications is Friday 15th July 2016.

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