Fully funded PhD studentship for Lincoln Masters graduates

There is one fully-funded Psychology Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) PhD studentship available for a September 2017 (or shortly afterwards) start. The studentship details are (1) £14,500 annual stipend for 3 years; (2) full-time UK/EU fees paid; (3) up to £500 research budget per year; (4) requirement to conduct 6-hours of teaching or other School related activity per week which conforms to the University’s GTA job description (e.g. conducting or assisting in teaching sessions under the direction of an identified member of academic staff).

The studentship is only open to outstanding graduates of the University of Lincoln School of Psychology Masters programmes, including those who are about to graduate or have previously graduated from one of Psychology Masters programmes and current GTAs in the school. Interested applicants should identify a primary supervisor within the School and develop a strong project idea in collaboration with them. Details of staff research interests and expertise can be found in http://www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/psychology/schoolstaff/ and school research activities in http://www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/psychology/research/

Interested applicant should email a letter of interest, a detailed CV (with available course transcripts and two names of academic referee) and a full research proposal (up to 2 A4 pages, including proposed title of research project, brief introduction on which your research question is developed, testing hypothesis, research design and methodologies, and key milestones) to Zoe Mead (zmead@lincoln.ac.uk) before 29th June 2017.

All applications will be assessed on the basis of the quality of applicant and project regardless of subject area. We expect to conduct interview around mid-July.

General enquiries regarding the studentship should be directed to Dr Kun Guo (kguo@lincoln.ac.uk) or Prof. Martin Tovee (mtovee@lincoln.ac.uk).

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