Graduate Teaching Assistantship / PhD research student
The Directorate of Occupational Therapy, within the Faculty of Health and Social Care is seeking to appoint a Graduate Teaching Assistant /PhD Research Student. The position will involve working with academic staff in a range of teaching, learning and assessment activities to support undergraduate student learning, relating to occupational therapy, for 180 hours per academic year. The remaining time will be devoted to a PhD research programme.
The proposed research topic is
‘Being on the receiving end of allied health therapies: the narratives of service-users receiving long term care in the community.’
The scholarship is worth £13,290 per year (2009-2010 levels) over three years. It is available to
Applicants must possess a good honours degree in Occupational Therapy and be able to demonstrate the potential to complete successfully a higher degree by research. This is an excellent opportunity for those wishing to complete a PhD whilst gaining teaching experience in Higher Education.
Applicants should submit a PhD research application form (including a summary research proposal) and a covering letter that evidences experience of, and commitment to, university teaching and learning at undergraduate level.
Applications close on Friday, 5th February 2010.
For further information contact:
T +44 (0)161 295 2383
T +44 (0) 161 295 2398
E mail: d.s.whittaker[@]salford.ac.uk