Jan 6, 2010

PhD Fellowship in Russian and East European Studies, University of Manchester, UK

The Discipline of Russian and East European Studies, School of Languages, Linguistics and Cultures, at the University of Manchester is offering a Graduate Teaching Fellowship for candidates who want to pursue doctoral research from 1 September 2010 for three years.

The financial support offered to the successful candidate is as follows:
1. Coverage of Home/EU fees. It might be possible to cover overseas fees. However, the latter is not guaranteed.
2. An annual maintenance grant of 7.5K.

The successful candidate will be required to do a PhD in the area of Russian or East European Studies and to teach up to three hours within the Discipline Area. The nature of teaching will depend on the candidate’s skills and qualifications.

Staff in REES are happy to supervise PhD candidates on a wide range of topics in the field of Russian and East European culture, history and society. For details of the departmental research expertise, please see our web-site www.llc.manchester.ac.uk/subjects/russian/. In the UK’s independent Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) REES at Manchester has been assessed as the best department in the country for research on Russia and Eastern Europe.

In order to apply to our PhD programme please follow the instructions on

If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact Mrs. Michelle Fenlon (michelle.fenlon@ manchester. ac.uk)

For informal inquiries about the opportunities to pursue doctoral research in REES, please contact Professor Vera Tolz (vera.tolz@mancheste r.ac.uk), PGR Officer for Russian and East European Studies.

Please quote 10 Academic Resources Daily in your application to this opportunity!

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