Funding for PhD study in Leicester Law School

Closed – Graduate Teaching Assistant in Law (3 April 2017)

Leicester Law School invites applications for two full-time Graduate Teaching Assistant positions (0.2 FTE) from September 2017 with a package worth £14,553 per annum together with a UK/EU tuition fee waiver.

Two positions are available from 1 September 2017. There is some scope to adjust the start date to reflect individual circumstances.

The successful applicants will receive an annual stipend and salary package currently worth £14,553, and a full UK/EU tuition fee waiver. Funding for these posts is available for four years.

The closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 3 April 2017 (at 23:59).

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Graduate Teaching Assistantships allow you to fund your PhD study through part-time teaching work with the University.

The successful applicant will have

  • Outstanding promise of teaching/research achievement
  • Proven competency in Law and will have, or be able to develop quickly, relevant knowledge of UK law as required by the teaching needs of the law school
  • High level of proficiency in English, sufficient to undertake teaching and administrative activities using English Language materials and to communicate effectively with staff and students
  • Evidence of good effective oral communication, presentation and training skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team on teaching related activities.
  • A commitment to high quality teaching

Eligibility

These positions are open to persons who are not current PhD students at the University of Leicester. They are open to applicants irrespective of nationality or place of previous residence.

The award covers tuition fees at the UK/EU rate only. International applicants, who do not ordinarily pay UK/EU tuition fees, must be able to demonstrate that they can fund the difference in tuition fee rates for the full four years of study.

Research areas and supervision

We welcome applications in any area of legal research within the research interests of our staff. It is advisable to identify one or more potential supervisors before making an application.

Candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted by the University. We hope to conduct interviews in the week starting 15 May 2017. Interviews will be held in person or by Skype, as appropriate.

Why choose Leicester Law School?

Leicester Law School has an established reputation as one of the leading law schools for research in the United Kingdom. The School has one of the most international student populations in the UK, and our academic staff are drawn from more than twenty countries.

We are consistently rated amongst the top universities and law departments in the country on the basis of our innovative teaching, outstanding research and consistent levels of student satisfaction. We offer a productive and stimulating learning environment, which attracts students and academics from all over the world.

Further information on research conducted within the School.

Informal enquiries

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to the Director of Postgraduate Research, Professor Liz Wicks. In the first instance, please contact the School’s postgraduate administrator, Teresa Rowe, email: pglaw@le.ac.uk, tel: 0116 252 2370.

Closed – Midlands3Cities Doctoral Training Partnership (January 2017)

AHRC funding is currently available (closing date 16 January 2017) as part of the Midlands3Cities Doctoral Training Partnership for UK or EU students. The funding offers a 'fee only award' or 'full award' with annual stipend of over £14,000 depending on circumstance. 
Closing date Tuesday 16 January 2017

Closed – Graduate Teaching Assistants in Law (May 2016)

We are currently inviting applications for two full-time Graduate Teaching Assistant positions with an annual stipend and salary package worth £14,296, and a full UK/EU tuition fee waiver for four years. Closing date Tuesday 3 May 2016

Closed – Graduate Research Assistant in Law (May 2016)

Leicester Law School invites applications for a full-time position of Graduate Research Assistant within the Centre of European Law and Internationalisation (CELI). The successful applicant will receive an annual stipend and salary package worth £14,296 in the 2016-2017 academic year, and a full UK/EU tuition fee waiver. Closing date Tuesday 3 May 2016

Closed - Graduate Teaching Assistants in Law (January 2016)

We are currently inviting applications for two full-time Graduate Teaching Assistant positions with an annual stipend and salary package (£14,057 for the 2015-2016 academic year), and a full UK/EU tuition fee waiver for four years. Closing date Tuesday 12 January 2016

Other sources of funding outside of the law school are available from our university  PhD Studentships and Postgraduate Funding Opportunities page.

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