Job opportunity for PhD students MMU Liberal Arts Summer School, deadline 1st Mar

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Dear PhD students

We are happy to share with you that the Faculty of Arts and Humanities will be piloting their first Liberal Arts Summer School this year. We are currently recruiting for PhD students, associate lecturers and academics who would be interested in delivering presentations and workshops on the programme.

What is The Liberal Arts Summer School?

The Summer School is a two-week non -residential programme aimed at Widening Participation students that have been offered a provisional place in the faculty. 

The summer school aims at taking an interdisciplinary approach to their future undergraduate education by exploring different subjects within the faculty based around a theme. Students will be empowered and prepared to deal with complexity, diversity, and change.

Additionally they will develop a sense of social responsibility, as well as strong and transferable intellectual and practical skills such as communication, analytical and problem-solving skills, and a demonstrated ability to apply knowledge and skills in real-world settings.

2019 Theme:

Technology and social change: How is technology developed and used in social contexts as well as how technological change help shape and is shaped by cultural, political and economic processes in society.

Students will be required to think critically from a cross-disciplinary perspective about the ways different disciplines respond to and are shaped by technological and social developments. 

Provisional dates:

2 weeks in July/August 2019

Is this paid?

Students will be paid higher rate via Jobs4students for their time, this includes time to prepare any workshops required. Current higher rate is £9.72/hr

How do I get involved?

Please email EngageAH@mmu.ac.uk by Friday 1 March with the following details:

·         Name:

·         Department:

·         Title:

·         Abstract (max 300 words):

·         Number of sessions required:

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