Graduate Teaching Fellowships available for prospective Ph.D.-students, University of Manchester, UK

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School of Languages, Linguistics and Cultures

Postgraduate Funding Opportunities 2008-9 


The School' s postgraduate community is one of the UK's largest and most diverse in the UK, enjoying state-of-the-art facilities and excellent support within a high-quality research environment. In step with our continuing expansion, we are enhancing our support for students registering for a research degree (PhD) in 2008-9. In addition to our current 20 Graduate Teaching Fellowships (GTFs), we are offering:

Graduate Teaching Fellowships (Full and Part-time) in: 

Arabic (Full-time) Film Studies (Full-time) French (Full-time) German (Full-time) Spanish (Full-time) Translation Studies: Greek (Part-time) 

Please note, the GTF must be undertaken in conjunction with a PhD programme of study at the University of Manchester and applicants for the GTF MUST possess relevant teaching experience. 

The full-time GTF will be required to teach for 6 hours per week and the part-time GTF will be required to teach for 3 hours per week.

The full-time GTF is open to Home/EU and International applicants and comprises three elements: the payment of full Home/EU or International fees [2008-9 academic session £3300 per annum (Home/EU) or £10500 per annum (International)], which is paid directly to the University, a monthly salary for teaching (2007-8 academic session: £5806.92 per annum), which is paid directly into your bank account in 10 monthly instalments and a bursary (£6754.80 per annum) paid in quarterly instalments by bank transfer (by arrangement with the Student Services Centre) or by cheque, which is normally collected the first week of October, January, April and July. 

The part-time GTF will be paid pro-rata, ie. the above amounts will be halved.

The application criteria for the GTF are as follows:

1. You must apply and have been accepted for a PhD programme of study in the School of Languages, Linguistics and Cultures. Applicants must be holding an offer of a place by the closing date specified below in order to be included in the competition.

2. You must possess previous teaching experience. 

For further information regarding the teaching element of the Arabic, French*, German and Spanish GTFs, please contact Mr John Morley, Director, University-wide Language Programmes, University Language Centre, email john.morley at

*Please note that the holder of the French GTF will be required to register for a PhD in the area of French Linguistics under the supervision of Professor Maj-Britt Hansen, 
email Maj-Britt.MosegaardHansen at

For further information regarding the teaching element of the Film Studies GTF ONLY, please contact Dr Núria Triana Toribio, email nuria.triana at

For further information regarding the teaching element of the Translation Studies (Greek) GTF ONLY, please contact Dr Maeve Olohan, email maeve.olohan at

For general information and guidance regarding entry requirements and applying for a PhD programme of study, please contact Michelle Fenlon, the Postgraduate Admissions Officer; telephone +44 (0)161 275 3559, email michelle.fenlon at 

The closing date for receipt of the GTF Application Form is Friday 16 May 2008. Short-listed applicants will be invited for interview before the end of June 2008. Please note, strong preference will be given to new PhD applicants and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Maj-Britt Mosegaard Hansen
Professor of French language and linguistics
School of Languages, Linguistics and Cultures
The University of Manchester
Oxford Road
Manchester M13 9PL
Tel.: +44 (0)161 306-1733
Fax: +44 (0)161 275-3031
Editor-in-Chief of Revue Romane 
Associate Editor of Studies in Pragmatics 

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