Applications should include a covering letter (referring to the essential and desirable criteria above); a full CV including the names of two referees (at least one referee should be an academic); a transcript of grades achieved during previous university studies; a sample of the candidate’s written academic work; and a short summary (500-1000 words) written by the candidate that explains how they would approach the project’s research.
The sample of academic work should be up to 2000 words, comprising a piece of work (or an extract from a longer piece of work), that the candidate has submitted in their previous University studies, and that demonstrates their competency as a prospective PhD candidate. The short summary of how the candidate would approach the research should refer to the project summary and will be used to assess the applicant’s knowledge of the research field and of relevant methodological issues, including the opportunities and challenges involved in this study.
Applicants should send all documentation to email@example.com by Friday 22 June.
Shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview in Stirling or via online methods on Monday 9 July.