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Italian PhD Studentship / Language Assistantship

Posted on 16/05/2013

The School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures at Royal Holloway is offering the following postgraduate opportunity to suitably qualified candidates:

A 3-year part-time language assistantship to be combined with full-time postgraduate research. The award covers tuition fees and maintenance of £8,500 per annum for three years (subject to satisfactory progress). The successful candidate will work towards the preparation of a PhD thesis. Candidates must have native or near-native standard English and Italian, and be available to teach six hours per week of Italian language during the academic year. They must have a very good undergraduate degree and a postgraduate qualification such as an MA.

Applications for all positions are welcome in any area of Italian studies covered by the academic staff in the department. For information,  click here.

Potential candidates may seek advice from the Director of Graduate Studies, Dr Sarah Wright and from the Director of Italian, Dr Giuliana Pieri. To be considered for the award, you must submit an application to Royal Holloway, University of London for admission as a research postgraduate student (M.Phil/PhD). You should include a research proposal of at least 1,000 words plus bibliography.

For more information on the online application process click here

The deadline for applications is Friday 31 May 2013. Interviews are provisionally scheduled on Wednesday 19 June. Please note that we are unable to reimburse costs incurred to attend interviews.


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