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This studentship scheme offers a valuable opportunity to study for a PhD while teaching in subjects broadly related to your PhD research. The studentship covers full tuition fees and a bursary of £13,863 for three years, based on successful PhD progression. GTAs work with academic staff in a range of teaching, learning and assessment activities to support student learning for up to 180 hours in each academic year. These activities include supporting lectures, leading seminars, providing tutorial support, demonstrating in practical classes, marking student assessments and exam invigilation. GTAs will undertake a programme of teaching and learning skills development during the first year, and will be encouraged to attend a range of researcher development sessions in line with the Vitae Researcher Development Framework throughout their three years of study.

In FILM STUDIES we welcome applications in any areas, but especially in European and transnational cinemas, documentary, American cinema, film festivals, and film-practice as research. Further staff research specialisms include Greek and Balkan cinema, African American film and culture, and film pedagogy. For enquiries about research degrees in Film Studies, please contact Dr Lydia Papadimitriou (l.papadimitriou@ljmu.ac.uk)

To apply you should send the following to Pat MacHenry (p.e.machenry@ljmu.ac.uk) by the deadline of 12 Noon, 22nd August 2014:

1. A covering letter outlining your area of research interest, and any relevant experience in the field. Please explain what makes you suitable for this position.
2. Your CV (maximum two pages) indicating the names of two academic referees. 


PLEASE CLEARLY STATE THAT YOU ARE APPLYING FOR THE GTA STUDENTSHIP SCHEME IN THE SUBJECT HEADING AS WELL AS THE TEXT OF YOUR EMAIL

For more information, please visit: http://ljmu.ac.uk/APS/128238.htm