3-year PhD position in Spatial Cognition in STEM Learning at the Department of Linguistics, School of Languages, Literatures, Linguistics and Media, Bangor University
The Department of Linguistics at Bangor University, Wales, UK and the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network (MSCA-ITN) project SellSTEM offers an Early Stage Researcher (ESR and PhD Student) position within the doctoral program for a PhD in Linguistics at Bangor University.
Examining language as a medium of representation in relation to STEM learning tasks and spatial ability.
The successful candidate will be recruited by the university on an employment contract for 36 months and enrolled on a doctoral degree programme. The role carries an attractive salary based on the rate defined by MSCA ITN 2018-20 which can be seen at https://tinyurl.com/183hikf4.*
Number of Scholarships:
One scholarship is available under this scheme through Bangor University.
All countries (excluding the UK)
Please note the MSCA Mobility rule which states that candidates must have resided in the country of the university they’re applying to for less than 12 months in the 3 years immediately before the recruitment date.
Early Stage Researcher (ESR and PhD Student) position within the doctoral program for a PhD in Linguistics at Bangor University.
• have been, or are about to be, awarded a Master’s degree in Linguistics or an equivalent qualification, relevant to the scope of this project (e.g., candidates may have acquired relevant knowledge in a different degree programme such as Psychology or Social Sciences),
• have a strong background within the fields of discourse analysis, semantics, and spatial language,
• have experience of principles of research design, linguistic data collection, analysis, and dissemination,
• according to the MSCA mobility rule, have resided in The United Kingdom for less than 12 months in the 3 years immediately before the recruitment date (01 September 2021) and have not carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in The United Kingdom, unless as part of a procedure for obtaining refugee status under the Geneva Convention,
• be in the early stage of their research career, defined as having spent less than 4 years (full time equivalent) in a research position since graduating from a degree required for entry to doctoral education, and have not been awarded a PhD,
• have the ability to work independently and in collaboration with others, as well as reliability and ability to complete projects on time,
• have excellent oral and written communication skills in English,
• be available to start on September 1, 2021, and
• be prepared to spend several months on secondment to Germany.
• A background and interest in psychology is very desirable for this position, especially in areas of cognitive psychology and spatial cognition
• Fluency in Welsh and/or another European language
• A good understanding of childhood development, and education in relation to STEM
The recruitment process will follow the European Charter & Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers
How to apply?
The online application form and instructions on how to apply are available on sellstem.eu. The deadline for applications is 17:00 CET, 17 March, 2021. The code for this position is ESR04.
Applications must be received by: 17:00 CET, 17th March, 2021.
For further details on this position email Thora Tenbrink: email@example.com
* Note: the total amount received is adjusted by a correction coefficient for each country and may vary from employer to employer, even within the same country. Country variations on net salary may arise due to employer as well as employee payroll taxes and social security costs which must be deducted from the gross salary. The exact salary will be confirmed on appointment. Costs associated with research and training are covered under a separate budget allowance.