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BAAS Graduate Assistantship in American History (University of New Hampshire)

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BAAS Graduate Assistantship in American History (University of New Hampshire)

December 2, 2016

Applications are invited for the BAAS Graduate Assistantship in American History at the University of New Hampshire, starting in August 2017 for two years. Candidates will normally be final-year undergraduates in American Studies and related fields and disciplines at a British university, but applications will also be accepted from recent graduates.

Teaching Assistants receive a stipend, paid September-May. The stipend for M.A. students is approximately $14,800.

Teaching Assistants do not pay tuition. They are responsible, however, for paying for two items:  1) Student fees (for Health Services, the Student Union, etc.), which are approximately $850 for full-time students; 2) Health insurance, which International students are normally required to purchase and which costs  approximately $1000.  Full details are at http://www.unh.edu/business-services/tuitgrad.html

Full details are available at http://www.baas.ac.uk/the-new-hampshire-ta/

Applicants will be received by a BAAS panel, which will draw up a shortlist for an interview in early January.

BAAS is committed to promoting best practice in matters of equality and diversity, and will be attentive to issues of equality and diversity when judging applications.

The recommendation of the panel needs to be ratified by the University of New Hampshire. The successful candidates would begin their studies at the University of New Hampshire in August 2017 for the two years, 2017-2019.

Applicants should send the following by Friday December 2 , 2016 to: awards@baas.ac.uk

(1) a curriculum vitae;

(2) transcript of undergraduate work;

(3) reason for applying in no more than 250 words;

(4) Please also arrange for two letters of recommendation (references) to be sent to the same address (awards@baas.ac.uk) by the closing date of Friday December 2, 2016. Applications without two references will not be considered.

BAAS members are asked to encourage applications for the BAAS Graduate Assistantships from suitably qualified students.

Applicants for the BAAS Teaching Assistantship should note: inquiries should not be directed to the University of New Hampshire but should be made through BAAS.


December 2, 2016
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