University of the Year 2014/15 – Times Higher Education Awards
Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Edge Hill University
We welcome applications for up to 12 PhD studentships spread across all subject areas in the Faculty. All studentships will be combined with Graduate Teaching Assistantships (GTAs).
Edge Hill Graduate Teaching Assistants
GTAs hold a unique position in the University, being both registered students and carrying out teaching/teaching support duties (up to 6 hours per week on a term time only basis per annum subject to the needs of the particular course/module).
Payment for teaching hours will be in the region of £8,300 per annum and each GTA will receive a ‘package’ which includes a combined salary (for teaching/support to teaching as appropriate) and full waiver of postgraduate tuition fees as well as a scholarship of in the region of £5,500 per annum. Limited postgraduate student accommodation is also available on campus (subject to availability and charged at standard rates).