Communication and Media Research Institute (CAMRI) AHRC Research Studentship in Journalism and Publishing Studies

Three years, full time

£16,000 annual stipend plus fee waiver

We are inviting applications for a full-time AHRC PhD studentship in any area of Digital Media and Media History, starting in September 2012.

The studentship will be located within the Communication and Media Research Institute (CAMRI) – the UK’s number one research group in media and communication as rated by the UK Government’s 2008 Research Assessment Exercise, with a score of 60% 4*, 30% 3*, 10% 2*. We have over 20 research active staff and more than 50 PhD students. We have a wide and expanding range of research interests, including media economics and policy, media history, political communication, questions of identity and media, new media, and international communication. We have established centres for the study of the media in China, India, the Arab world and Africa. In the broadest sense we are interested in the social, economic, political and cultural significance of the media. For this studentship we welcome proposals from prospective students on any topic related to Digital Media and Media History generally.

Eligible candidates will hold at least an upper second class honours degree and a Masters degree and must have a relevant connection with the UK, normally consisting of minimum of three years residence for purposes other than education.

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
E: [email protected]

This studentship is funded under the AHRC’s Block Grant Partnership (CB) with the University of Westminster. For further information, please visit the AHRC website.

Previous applicants need not apply

The closing date for applications is 5pm Friday 15 June 2012

See for further details and to apply.