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Studentship: PhD GTA in Modern History (University of Reading)

June 30, 2015

Applications are invited for a Graduate Teaching Assistantship (GTA) in modern history. The successful applicant will register for a PhD on a topic of her or his own choice, but one which must fall broadly within one of the following areas: Darwinism, eugenics, race, birth control, or infanticide.

The successful candidate will work under the supervision of Prof. David Stack, will receive mentoring and training, and will contribute to the Department’s teaching of modern history.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach no more than 6 hours a week from year one of the PhD.

You will have:
– a First Class degree and/or a MA Distinction, or predicted Distinction
– evidence of research and dissertation excellence
– ideas for a PhD project related to one or more of the following: Darwinism, eugenics, race, birth control, or infanticide
– clear teaching potential

Informal contact details
Contact role: Head of Department
Contact name: Prof. David Stack
Contact phone: +44 (0)118 378 8149
Contact email: d.a.stack@reading.ac.uk
Alternative informal contact details
Contact role: Director of Postgraduate Studies
Contact name: Dr Emily West
Contact phone: +44 (0)118 378 5376
Contact email: e.r.west@reading.ac.uk

Interviews will be held on the 30 June 2015
Start date 14 September 2015
We invite you to apply online for this vacancy by clicking the link


June 30, 2015
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Prof. David Stack
+44 (0)118 378 8149


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