The Department of Philosophy intends to offer 2 to 3 studentships for suitably qualified candidates accepted for full-time or part-time postgraduate taught (MA) or research degree (PhD) programmes in the Department. The awards, which are tenable from September or October 2008 will cover full tuition fees (at the appropriate EU or International rate) and maintenance payments in the region of £11,000 for PhD candidates and £8,000 for MA students. PhD awards are for one year in the first instance, renewal being subject to satisfactory progress. The Department operates a professional training and development scheme for postgraduates: as part of this scheme, successful applicants are often given the opportunity to undertake teaching, which is paid at an hourly rate.
With over 30 staff, the Department of Philosophy is one of the largest in the country. It has an active Graduate School offering MAs in Philosophy, History & Philosophy of Science and Science Communication, as well as research supervision in all major areas of Philosophy and History & Philosophy of Science. The Department is particularly strong in Aesthetics, History of Analytic Philosophy, History and Philosophy of Science, Metaphysics, and Philosophy of Physics, and is especially interested in attracting applications from outstanding students in those areas. The Department helps with relevant conference expenses and provides a bursary (up to £200) for archive research.
Application forms and further particulars for the studentships and for graduate study are obtainable from Ms Katy Lanceley, Postgraduate Secretary, Department of Philosophy, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK email [email protected] tel 0113 343 3263 fax 0113 343 3265
Closing date 10 March 2008. The University of Leeds promotes excellence in teaching, learning and research.
We welcome applications from all sections of the community. Textphone for deaf applicants only 0113 343 4353. All information is available in alternative formats – please contact 0113 343 5771.