University of Sussex Library – SAGE Research Hive Scholarships

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University of Sussex Library – SAGE Research Hive Scholarships

Type: Part-Time Opportunities
Employer: University of Sussex
Location: Campus
Category: Information Services
Application deadline: 11/06/2012
Salary: Bursary of £3,000
Date added: 24/05/2012

Job description

The University Library and Doctoral School are jointly offering three scholarships to support the development of the Library’s dedicated researcher area, the Sussex Research Hive. This dedicated space for research students and staff is supported by a gift from academic and professional publisher SAGE. The SAGE Research Hive Scholarships will run from September 2012 to the end of June 2013, and attract a bursary of £3000. The Hive Scholars will be expected to work effectively as a team to support the development of the Hive through a range of activities, committing to an average of 6 hours per week over the duration of the scholarship. This is an exciting opportunity to develop skills in a number of areas including marketing and promotion, presentation, peer support and event organisation, as well to expand professional networks and to gain valuable insight into issues affecting researchers at all stages of their careers.

The scholarships are open to currently-registered Sussex doctoral researchers.

Application details

Further details are available here. Applications should take the form of a CV and supporting statement outlining how the candidate meets the selection criteria, and be sent to

The closing date for applications is Monday 11th June, and interviews will be held on Tuesday 3rd and Wednesday 11th July. For an informal discussion about the scholarships, please contact Jane Harvell, Joanna Ball, Research Support Manager ( or Helen Webb, Research Support Supervisor (

Before you apply take a look at our guidance on making successful applications.


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