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2012 Academic School Graduate Teaching Assistantship in Politics and International Relations at University of Kent, UK

The School of Politics and International Relations is offering one Graduate Teaching Assistantship (GTA). Students engaged as Graduate Teaching Assistants hold a unique position in the University; they are both registered students in receipt of a scholarship award and employees of the University. The GTA will cover tuition fees at the Home/EU rate plus a combined maintenance grant and salary, equivalent to the maintenance grant offered by the Research Councils (£13,590 in 2011-12). The GTA will be offered for one year in the first instance, renewable for a maximum of three years subject to satisfactory academic performance

-Candidates must hold a good Honours degree (First or 2i) or a Master’s degree at merit or distinction in a relevant subject or equivalent. -The GTA competition is open to all postgraduate research applicants. -UK, EU and overseas fee paying students invited to apply. -Applicants will be expected to teach on our undergraduate programmes. -Applicants who can teach or demonstrate the ability to teach Comparative Politics, Political Science or Conflict would be an advantage.