08/03/2018

KESS2 PhD in Social Sciences and Health: Understanding the oral health educator’s role in supporting patient self-care in contexts of deprivation

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Cardiff University
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Ethics in health sciences
    Sociology
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    05/04/2018 12:00 - Europe/London
  • LOCATION
    United Kingdom › Cardiff
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    35
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/06/2018

Knowledge Economy Skills Scholarships 2 (KESS2) is a pan-Wales higher-level skills initiative led by Bangor University on behalf of the Higher Education sector in Wales.

It is part-funded by the Welsh Government’s European Social Fund (ESF) West Wales and the Valleys programme, by partners from the West Wales and the Valleys areas of Wales, and by Cardiff University.

Benefits

Doctoral stipend matching UK Research Council National Minimum

Circa £3K per year for consumables, training, travel and small equipment costs

Eligibility criteria

Eligible students must be able to provide documentary evidence of a home or work address in the West Wales and the Valleys region of Wales at the time of their KESS2 application and enrolment for study.

The West Wales and the Valleys region is made up of the following 15 local authorities:

  • Isle of Anglesey
  • Gwynedd
  • Conwy
  • Denbighshire
  • Ceredigion
  • Pembrokeshire
  • Carmarthenshire
  • Swansea
  • Neath Port Talbot
  • Bridgend
  • Rhondda Cynon Taf
  • Merythr Tydfil
  • Caerphilly
  • Blaenau Gwent
  • Torfaen.

Applicants must also be prepared to provide proof of identity and income as part of the stipend assessment process. Further details are available from the KESS2 Office.

Selection process

Please apply to the Doctor of Philosophy (Social Sciences) with a July 2018 start date.

In the “Research Proposal and Funding” section of your application, please specify the project title and supervisors of this project and copy the project description in the text box provided

Please select “No, I am not self-funding my research” when asked whether you are self-funding your research.

Please add “KESS2 PhD in Social Sciences and Health: Understanding the oral health educator’s role in supporting patient self-care in contexts of deprivation" when asked "Please provide the name of the funding you are applying for."
 

Offer Requirements

Skills/Qualifications

Applicants for research PhDs at Cardiff University are expected to have one or both of the following:

  • a first degree, normally with class 2:1 or higher, or equivalent in a relevant subject
  • a relevant Master's qualification or equivalent research experience / research training.

Specific Requirements

Applicants must:

  • have a home or work address in the West Wales and the Valleys (WWV) region at the time of their application for KESS2 funding and their enrolment for the course of study
  • a legal right to live and work in the UK for the duration of the KESS2 support, and the right to take up paid work in the WWV region on completion of the scholarship
  • classified as a ‘home’ or ‘EU’ student.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Cardiff University
United Kingdom
Cardiff

EURAXESS offer ID: 286344