Thursday, May 16, 2013

Italian Assistantship at Royal Holloway


School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures
MPhil/PhD Studentship and Language Assistantship in Italian

The School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures at Royal Holloway is offering the following postgraduate opportunity to suitably qualified candidates:

A 3-year part-time language assistantship to be combined with full-time postgraduate research. The award covers tuition fees and maintenance of £8,500 per annum for three years (subject to satisfactory progress). The successful candidate will work towards the preparation of a PhD thesis. Candidates must have native or near-native standard English and Italian, and be available to teach six hours per week of Italian language during the academic year. They must have a very good undergraduate degree and a postgraduate qualification such as an MA.
Applications for all positions are welcome in any area of Italian studies covered by the academic staff in the department. For information, see: Potential candidates may seek advice from the Director of Graduate Studies, Dr Sarah Wright ([log in to unmask]) and from the Director of Italian, Dr Giuliana Pieri ([log in to unmask]). To be considered for the award, you must submit an application to Royal Holloway, University of London for admission as a research postgraduate student (M.Phil/PhD). You should include a research proposal of at least 1000 words plus bibliography.

For more information on the online application process see:

The deadline for application is Friday 31 May 2013. Interviews are provisionally scheduled on Wednesday 19 June. Please note that we are unable to reimburse costs incurred to attend interviews.

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Jane E.Everson
Professor of Italian Literature
School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures
Royal Holloway University of London
Egham TW20 0EX
tel. 01784 443236