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Adam Smith Fellowship and College Lectureship in Political Economy, UK

Applications are invited for the post of College Lecturer in Political Economy . The appointment will be for three years from 1 October 2011, with the possibility of reappointment thereafter, and will carry with it an Official Fellowship; the successful candidate will be known as the Adam Smith Fellow. The successful candidate, who will have expertise in one or more of the areas of urban and regional economics, development economics, environmental economics or the economics of property or planning, will be expected to be active in research in his or her chosen field, to direct studies in Land Economy, and to provide an average of eight hours of undergraduate supervision per week in Paper I of the Land Economy Tripos, “Economics”, and in his or her area of expertise to undergraduate students reading Land Economy and other disciplines, as well as to provide an average of one and a half hours per week of lecturing, classes or seminars in the Department of Land Economy. Stipend will be in accordance with the scale for a University Lecturer, currently between £36,862 and £46,696, depending on the age and experience of the person appointed; preference may be given to candidates who have recently gained a Ph.D. degree.
Applications, which are due by 26 April 2011, should be made online at here, where further particulars and relevant links are available. Informal enquiries can be made to the Senior Tutor’s Assistant, Sally Clowes.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 26 April 2011

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Lord Kelvin/Adam Smith Scholarship Scheme, UK: Cutting edge interdisciplinary research projects

The prestigious Lord Kelvin/Adam Smith Scholarship scheme was established in 2007 to support the development of innovative, boundary-crossing research at the University and is now in its fifth year. The scheme supports new partnerships between members of staff and will offer outstanding research students both from home and abroad the opportunity to undertake doctoral training in the context of cutting edge interdisciplinary research projects.
10 Kelvin Smith Scholarships are available to start in academic session 2011/12. These scholarships are project based and the recruiting projects are listed below along with contact details for a project team member. These are the only Kelvin Smith projects recruiting for 2011/12. For further information on how to apply for one of the project scholarships please contact the appropriate project team member by email.
The Kelvin Smith Scholarships are open to home/EU and international/overseas students.
Each scholarship will run for 4 years and will provide the successful students with an annual stipend at the Research Council recommended rates (£13,590 for 2011/12). On top of this the project will benefit from £5,300 per year as a contribution towards research and travel costs. Appointed students will receive a fee waiver.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 31 May 2011

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