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Wednesday, February 20, 2008

[England] 2 PhD Scholarships and 2 Graduate Teaching Assistantships in Economics at University of Kent

2 PhD Scholarships and 2 Graduate Teaching Assistantships. Department of Economics, University of Kent (United Kingdom). The Department of Economics at the University of Kent (UK) invites applications for 2 (two) PhD Scholarships and 2 (two) Graduate Teaching Assistantships (GTAs) for the academic year 2008-09.

These will cover tuition fees at the Home/EU rate and a maintenance grant up to £6,000 per annum for the GTAs and £12,600 per annum for the Scholarships. Students are expected to teach up to 6 hours per week. The awards will be offered for one year in the first instance, renewable for a maximum of three years subject to satisfactory academic performance.

Awardees will be registered for the PhD program in Economics at the University of Kent. Applicants will be considered simultaneously for both awards. Only successful candidates will be contacted and informed which award they have been selected for.

We accept candidates in any area in Economics, but we encourage applicants to check faculty research interests at One of the Scholarships will be awarded to candidates with interests in the area of roeconomics/Monetary Economics and/or Financial Economics.

Candidates must hold a good Master`s degree at merit or distinction in Economics and/or equivalent subjects. Candidates will be ranked on the basis of academic merit and their research project. The studentship competition is open to all postgraduate research applicants. UK, EU and overseas fee paying students as well as full-time and part-time postgraduate research students are invited to apply.

Students must provide with their applications: a full CV, academic transcripts, two reference letters and a short research project. Students should also apply online for the PhD programme in Economics at:

The application deadline is 28 April 2008.

Decisions will be made within two weeks of the deadline. Applications should be sent (preferably by e-mail) to:
Camilla Hudson.
Department of Economics,
Keynes College,
University of Kent, Canterbury,
Kent CT2 7NP, UK.

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