Communication and Media Research Institute (CAMRI)
AHRC Research Studentship in Digital Media or Media History
Three years, full time, University of Westminster, London
£16,000 annual stipend plus fee waiver
We are inviting applications for a full-time AHRC PhD studentship in any area of Digital Media OR 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, but 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 or media history.
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 [email protected]
The closing date for applications is 5pm Tuesday 15 June 2012
For further information, including how to apply, please visit http://www.westminster.ac.uk/courses/research-degrees/research-areas/media,-arts-and-design/research-studentships
This studentship is funded under the AHRC’s Block Grant Partnership (CB) with the University of Westminster. For further information, please visit http://www.ahrc.ac.uk/FundingOpportunities/Pages/bgpcb.aspx.