Psychology PhD Studentship Bursary/ Demonstratorship

Sheffield Hallam University - Faculty of Development & Society

Duration: 3 years

Closing date for applications: 12pm (midnight) 3rd November 2016

The Psychology group in the Department of Psychology, Sociology & Politics at Sheffield Hallam University intends to appoint one Demonstrator on a three-year fixed term studentship from 03 January 2017.

The studentship is for a period of three years, subject to satisfactory progress and will include full UK/EU tuition fees and an annual stipend of £14,296. Demonstrators undertake certain teaching assistant duties such as helping conduct psychology laboratories, in addition to working towards a PhD qualification.  

Applicants should hold a 1st or 2.1 honours degree in Psychology. A Masters degree in a relevant subject area would be an advantage.

We are particularly interested in supervising projects in the following areas, and preference will be given to applicants with an interest in developing research in one of these areas, although applications in other areas as also welcome.

‘Adherence in adults with Cystic Fibrosis: Understanding the role of symptom tracking alongside objective adherence feedback'

To be supervised by Professor Maddy Arden, Dr Jenny Porritt & Dr Martin Wildman

(Contact or 0114 225 5623)

Does the sensation of being in a Virtual Reality environment affect our attention?

To be supervised by: Dr Alessandro Soranzo, Dr Lynne Barker & Dr Christopher Wilson

(Contact or 0114 225 6532)

'Things that cannot be said': Examining discourses of the unsayable amongst Disaffected British communities'

To be supervised by Dr Laura Kilby, Dr Rachel Abbott & Dr Lizzie Freeman

(Contact or 0114 225 6504)

Applicants with interests in other areas should consult our web pages for details of staff research interestsand should consult potential supervisors before making an application.

For general information about research degrees, visit the Graduate School web site

Application forms are available from

Any enquiries please email

Interview date: Friday 25th November.

At the top of the form please write 'studentship application' and email completed forms to  or return to Graduate School Team, Sheffield Hallam University, Unit 9, Science Park, City Campus, Sheffield S1 1WB  to arrive by the closing date of 12pm (midnight) 3rd November 2016

Please note, at this stage, you only need to include the names and contact details for referees and do not have to request references.

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