The School of Social Science, Kingston University, is pleased to offer four PhD studentships in the fields of Criminology and Sociology commencing 2006.
Applications and proposals are particularly welcomed to join fellow research colleagues working in the following areas:
Criminology: Scrutiny and Accountability in Criminal Justice Agencies.
Sociology: The Sociology of Youth Spirituality; Comics; the Sociology of Knowledge; Cultures of Consumption; Gender/Class Identities; Critical Social Theory. (Other areas may be available in line with staff expertise).
The studentships each provide for an annual Bursary of £12,500 and the payment of full time PhD home fees for three years. The successful applicants will be required to teach under the supervision of the appropriate field team for six hours per week, in four out of the six semesters during their three year period of tenure. As part of their PhD professional development they will take the one or more of the graduate research training programmes offered within the Faculty and participate in the school-wide graduate seminar series.
Applicants should have a good honours degree and/or Master's qualification in Criminology, Sociology or other subject cognate to their proposed research. Applicants with practitioner or previous research experience are particularly encouraged to apply.
For further information about the Criminology research programme please contact Dr Stephanie Eaton at S.Eaton@Kingston.ac.uk
For further information about the Sociology research programme please contact Mark Penson at M.Penson@Kingston.ac.uk
For an application form please contact Gill Seaton at G.Seaton@Kingston.ac.uk
The deadline for applications is Monday, 31st July, 2006. Interviews will take place on Friday, 11th August, 2006.