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PhD Studentships - Aston

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  • Anthony Pym
    PhD Studentships The School of Languages and Social Sciences at Aston University is offering several studentships to enable candidates to undertake fully
    Message 1 of 1 , Dec 9, 2005
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      PhD Studentships


      The School of Languages and Social Sciences at Aston University is
      offering several studentships to enable candidates to undertake
      fully funded research in any of the School's areas of academic
      endeavour. The School's vibrant research culture (Grade 5 rating in
      the last RAE) provides a stimulating intellectual environment.
      Studentships include maintenance at AHRC rates, currently £10,500
      per annum and the waiving of University fees, EU £3,010, non-EU
      £8,050).

      Applicants are invited in the following areas: Corpus Linguistics,
      Discourse Analysis, European Cultural and Political Studies, French
      Studies, German Studies, International Relations, Lexicography,
      Media Studies, Pragmatics/Semantics, Sociology, Spanish Studies,
      TESOL and Translation Studies.

      In Translation Studies, the School's research expertise is in the
      following areas:
      - translation and intercultural representation
      - translation and politics
      - translation and advertising
      - translation and ethnography
      - translation and media
      - socio-political and ideological conditions and constraints
      of translation
      - translator training

      Proposals for other topics are also very welcome.

      Applications should contain a CV, a 2-3,000 word research proposal
      and the names of two academic referees and should be addressed to Ms
      Sue Cade, to reach her at the very latest by January 13th 2006. To
      speed up the process referees should be asked to send their
      references immediately, by post or by email, to Ms Cade,
      (s.cade@...).

      Successful candidates will be invited to start as soon as they are
      able to and once they have settled in will be expected to make a
      teaching contribution of up to four hrs p/w and to provide research
      assistance to supervisors and/or convenors of relevant research
      centres of up to 2 hours p/w.

      Address for correspondence: Ms Sue Cade, School of Languages and
      Social Studies, Aston University, Aston Triangle, Birmingham, B4
      7ET. Please mark the envelope with the phrase `PhD Bursary
      Application'.
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