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TitelFull PhD studentship in the School of Modern Languages at Newcastle University
BeschreibungFull PhD studentship in the School of Modern Languages at Newcastle University

The School of Modern Languages is offering a full PhD studentship (Graduate Teaching Assistantship) starting in October 2011, to enable a student to carry out doctoral research on a topic in German Studies or in another area of the School of Modern Languages.
As a Graduate Teaching Assistant, the successful candidate will teach up to 6 hours per week and in return will receive:
. An annual stipend of £ 13,000
. A waiver for UK/EU fees throughout the 3-year period.
. Appropriate training for doctoral research and teaching.

The studentship will commence on 01/10/2011 or as soon thereafter as possible, for a period of 3 years. Informal enquiries can be made to the Chair of German Studies Prof. Henrike Lähnemann,, Tel: 0191 222 7513.

Research expertise in German Studies at Newcastle University

. Medieval to early modern German Literature; Northern German mysticism; Arthurian romance; manuscript transmission and visual culture; comparative medieval literature (Dr Elizabeth Andersen; Prof Henrike Lähnemann).
. Morphological theory; morphology, phonology and dialectology of German and Dutch (Dr Carol Fehringer).
. German literature and politics post-1945; comparative literature and literary theory; GDR literature and censorship; Holocaust narratives (Dr Beate Müller).
. Twentieth-century and contemporary German literature; literature and philosophy; cultural and critical theory; women's writing (Dr Teresa Ludden).

About the School
The School of Modern Languages at Newcastle works as an integrated school in terms of both research and teaching, allowing us to develop true interdisciplinarity within and across our language sections, and with other schools in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. There is a vibrant research culture in the School, which also has strong links to a number of Research Groups and Centres in the HASS Faculty, including: Centre for Research in Linguistics and Language Sciences (CRiLLS); Medieval and Early Modern Studies (MEMS); Translating and Interpreting Research Forum. We run a portfolio of taught Masters Programmes, in addition to Research Masters and Doctoral programmes. We have a lively international postgraduate community within the School and at Faculty level.

Requirements and Applications
The successful candidate will have a good first degree and an MA or equivalent in a relevant area; native or near-native proficiency in the relevant language, as well as in English.

Your application should include: a letter of application, a research proposal and CV with the names and addresses of two referees. Application deadline: 11 March 2011.

Please send your application to: Dr Sarah Leahy,, Director of Postgraduate Studies, School of Modern Languages, Newcastle University, Newcastle-upon-Tyne NE1 7RU, Tel: +44 191 222 5867, Fax: +44 191 222 3496.

Quelle der BeschreibungInformation des Anbieters
PersonName: Sarah Leahy 
Funktion: kontakt 
KontaktdatenName/Institution: School of Modern Languages, Newcastle University 
Stadt: Newcastle-upon-Tyne NE1 7RU 
Telefon: +44 191 222 5867 
Fax: +44 191 222 3496 
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