Title: PhD in Property Law (1 year funding)
Newcastle Law School has one PhD studentship available for the 2010/11 academic year. The successful applicant will study on our PhD programme and undertake a PhD in a topic of their choosing in the field of property law (broadly interpreted).
The studentship is open to any graduate who has a First Degree in Law or related subject. Applicants are expected to have a either a very good 2.1 or 1st Class Undergraduate Degree. The studentship covers tuition fees for one year (full time) at the UK/EU home rate and provides a maintenance stipend. Please note the PhD is a 3 year full time programme. The funded PhD scholarship will initially provide funding for the first year only. The successful candidate must take up their post by 1st November 2010 at the latest and will be expected to undertake some teaching of English property law at undergraduate level within the Law School.
To be eligible for this studentship, applicants must
(1) make a formal application for the PhD programme at Newcastle University. Applicants must apply for a place through the University application procedure available at: www.ncl.ac.uk/postgraduate/apply/applicationforms/index.htm On the online postgraduate application form insert the reference number LAW02 and select 'PhD' as the programme of study. Complete all fields. A covering letter, CV, a full research proposal and (if English is not your first language) a copy of your English language qualifications must be attached. The English language requirement is IELTS 7 with at least 6.5 in the written component. The covering letter must state the title of the studentship, quote the reference number LAW02 and explain why you would be a suitable candidate for this studentship.
(2) In addition to completing the online application applicants must also send a covering letter, CV research proposal to Dr Karim Aldohni, PGR Selector, Newcastle Law School, Newcastle University, 21-24 Windsor Terrace, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU, or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
The deadline for applications is Thursday, 21st October 2010.
For further details, please contact Gemma Hayton, email@example.com, +44 (0) 191 222 8736
published on: 24th September 2010