The School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences at the University of Chichester is keen to recruit a research student in the Sociology of Sport.
The successful applicant will register for an MPhil or PhD award.
The studentship is offered for two years (MPhil) or three years (PhD) in the first instance, subject to satisfactory progress and the continuation of funding.
The bursary pays £12,000 tax-free per annum, with remission of UK/EU fees.
The post will entail working on a sociological research project investigating experiences of physical activity in older populations.
Students will be asked to identify at interview their specific research focus within the boundaries of this subject area.
The person appointed will have a good Upper Second or First Class Honours degree in Sport and Exercise Studies, Sociology or a related discipline.
Applicants will possess good independent study skills and the ability to work on their own initiative and meet deadlines.
Due to the nature of the work, applicants should also have good communication skills in order to be able to interview members of the community and interact with an established network of researchers.
The successful candidate will also be expected to undertake teaching of small undergraduate seminar groups (maximum of 6 hours per week), with the support of a sociology of sport staff member.
For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Dr Elizabeth Pike, Field Leader for the Sociology of Sport, School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences on (01243) 816356 or e-mail e.pike [at] chi.ac.uk.
Closing date: Friday, 30th March
To apply: please forward a copy of your CV and a covering letter, specifying your area/s of interest, to
Dr Elizabeth Pike,
School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences,
University of Chichester,
or e-mail e.pike [at] chi.ac.uk
Follow the links below for more details and application contacts.