A fantastic opportunity to study for a 3-year funded doctorate whilst gaining valuable teaching experience
About the Research Project
This studentship (1 position) will be housed in the Department of Sport and Physical Activity in collaboration with Asta Real® (www.astareal.com).
All Edge Hill University postgraduate researchers (PGRs) are registered with the University’s Graduate School and housed in the faculty or department that is most appropriate for the project on which they are working.
Information about the project
This collaborative project brings together academics, and commercial partners to develop interventions to investigate the use of anti-oxidant supplementation to determine its effectiveness at improving cognitive function before and after exercise in an over 50s age group population. The project has three studies jointly developed by the two partners and will take place over the period of the PhD.
For informal enquiries about this project, please contact Professor Lars McNaughton ([Email Address Removed])
About the Graduate Teaching Assistant Role
Graduate Teaching Assistants hold a unique position in the University, being both registered students and carrying out teaching/teaching support duties.
Hours: This is a Full time studentship opportunity.
As a GTA you will teach an average of 6 hours per week over at least 24 weeks of the academic year, or 144 hours in total over the full academic year.
The successful candidate will be allocated a mentor from the permanent teaching staff in respect of their teaching responsibilities, and a supervisory team of at least two suitably qualified members of Edge Hill University.
The successful applicant will need to start in October 2022.
The studentship will be appropriate for graduates in Sport and Exercise Sciences, or Sport and Exercise Psychology with strong preference given to those with a Master’s degree. Peer reviewed publications in the field would also be advantageous but not necessary.
Applicants must complete the online application form via www.edgehill.ac.uk/jobs and attach 6 separate documents in the following order:
- a 2000 word research proposal
- a full academic CV (maximum of three A4 pages, using size 12 font) which includes the contact details of two referees,
- letter of application (maximum of two A4 pages, using size 12 font) which explains why you have applied and how your experience and skills qualifies you for the position.
- a copy of your qualification certificates and scanned copy of your passport
- a completed budget sheet (see application guidance for further support)
- IELTs, or equivalent, paperwork – click here for further information (international and EU applications only). It is important applicants seek clarification regarding this paperwork before applying if you have any questions.
Applications that have not included the above information will be classed as incomplete and, therefore, ineligible for shortlisting.
Edge Hill University is keen to encourage a wide range of applicants from different backgrounds and particularly welcome applications from students currently underrepresented in postgraduate student cohorts.