PhD Research - Media, Arts and Design (WSMAD) September 2018

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Opportunity for funded PhD research studentships at the University of Westminster. Closing date 16th Feb 2018

https://www.westminster.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/research-degrees/research-areas/media-arts-and-design/research-studentships

Research Studentships | University of Westminster, London

www.westminster.ac.uk

Our Ceramics Research Centre is a vibrant group comprised of Christie Brown (Professor Emeritus), Clare Twomey (Reader) together with lecturer/researchers Eva Masterman, Tessa Peters and myself. If anyone is interested, please do feel free to get in touch for an informal chat, and please find the attached information and link below with more details about our group, research and current PhD students.

Eligible candidates will hold at least an upper second class honours degree and a Master’s degree. Candidates whose secondary level education has not been conducted in the medium of English should also demonstrate evidence of appropriate English language proficiency, normally defined as 6.5 in IELTS (with not less than 6.0 in any of the individual elements). The Studentship consists of a fee waiver and a stipend of £16,000 per annum. Successful candidates will be expected to undertake some teaching duties. Prospective candidates wishing to informally discuss an application should contact Dr Anthony McNicholas, mcnichc@westminster.ac.uk and/or Dr Alessandro D’Arma, A.Darma@westminster.ac.uk The closing date for applications is 5pm Friday 16 February 2018 For further information, including how to apply, please visit https://www.westminster.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/research-degrees/research-areas/media-arts-anddesign/research-studentships

Shortlisting and interviews will take place in spring, with successful applicants commencing their programme in September 2018.

With all best wishes,

Phoebe Cummings

Research Associate - Ceramics Research Centre - UK

University of Westminster

School of Media, Arts & Design

Watford Road

Harrow

HA1 3TP

T: +44 (0)7843 785854

http://ceramics-in-the-expanded-field.com

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A number of full-time University of Westminster PhD Studentships are available to candidates with either Home or Overseas fee status in any area of art starting in September 2018. The UK's 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) ranked CREAM as one of the top three art and design departments in the UK and number one in the field of UK arts departments with research profiles across both theory and practice. With over 60 doctoral students and more than 30 research active staff, CREAM is a leading provider of both practice-based and theoretical PhD research in photography, film, moving image, digital and experimental media, ceramics, visual art, music, and art-science relationships. A number of researchers work across these fields with projects such as ceramics as installation practice; exploration of the overlaps between photography and the moving image; South Asian experimental media; arts and science; computing and generative music. We are highly international with research expertise in South and Southeast Asia, the Caribbean, and European media arts. Our students undertake practice-based and theoretical research in contemporary art and in arts and media history. Eligible candidates will hold at least an upper second class honours BA degree and a Master’s degree. Candidates whose secondary level education has not been conducted in the medium of English should also demonstrate evidence of appropriate English language proficiency, normally defined as 6.5 in IELTS (with no less than 6.0 in any of the individual elements). Please note that the studentships are not available to applicants who already have a PhD or who are currently enrolled on a doctoral programme at Westminster or elsewhere. The Studentship consists of a fee waiver and a stipend of £16,000 per annum. Successful candidates will be expected to undertake some teaching duties or to assist in the organisation of CREAM events. Prospective candidates wishing to informally discuss an application should contact CREAM PhD Programme Director, Dr Roshini Kempadoo, r.kempadoo@westminster.ac.uk The closing date for applications is 5pm Thursday 1st March 2018 interviews are expected to be held on 11th and 12th April 2018. For further information, including how to apply, please visit https://www.westminster.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/research-degrees/research-areas/media-arts-anddesign/research-studentships

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