The Department of Economics, a dynamic and academically successful unit, is now looking to recruit two highly motivated PhD students (UK/EU applicants only) for a three year period (subject to satisfactory annual performance) from October 2010 or as soon as possible thereafter.
Vacancy Ref: 7806
Vacancy Title: PhD Studentship – Competition 2010
Department: Department of Economics
Job Family: Research and Teaching
The Department is one of the UK’s leading academic centres for Economics, with an international reputation for both research and teaching at all levels. The successful applicant will registrar for a PhD and be required to teach up to a maximum of 180 hours a year. The fees for the PhD will be paid by the department and the student will also receive a bursary of £10,800 per annum (includes teaching support element of up to 180 hours) along with receive research support of £200 per annum.
The successful candidate will have a good first degree in economics and have (or be expected to attain) a good (merit or above) Masters Degree in economics. Candidates will also have strong research potential and be willing to pursue research in an area consistent with the current research interests and expertise of the department. In addition, the individual will have the skills necessary to undertake undergraduate tutorials, seminars and laboratory sessions across the whole spectrum of economics.
Applications must be made in the form of an application form (available at http://www2.surrey.ac.uk/postgraduate/apply/). You should also supply a CV along with a two page research proposal together with the names and addresses of two academic referees.
Application Deadline: 27th September 2010
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