The Universities of Brighton and Chichester are working together on an AHRC (Arts and Humanities Research Council) which is funded by the Block Grant partnership to enhance the PhD research across the Arts and Humanities.
They are inviting applications for one doctoral award and one professional masters awards to commence 1st October 2013. These studentships are part of the Consortium's Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Block Grant Partnership (Capacity Building) secured in 2011.
PhD in Dance (based at the University of Brighton or the University of Chichester) We invite applications from across the spectrum of Dance-based research which engage in interdisciplinary dialogues. This incorporates a number of areas in which specialised supervision is available (although we will consider other areas providing there is supervisory capacity):
- dance and moving image (Screendance)
- dance and somatics
- dance history and analysis
- dance and cultural memory
- dance and inter-disciplinary arts practices
- practice as research in dance
- choreographic research that intersects with other fields of research
The two universities will explore collaborative supervisory arrangements where such arrangements are appropriate to the student’s proposed research project. Specialist research training modules will be made available through each university’s masters provision including the University of Brighton’s MRes in Arts and Cultural Research which will provide the core research methodology training. In addition, the University of Chichester has an extensive programme of both generic training as well as discipline-based training in practice as research.
Successful candidates will be able to take advantage of the availability of the research culture in each of the collaborating institutions.
The studentship is three years full-time in duration (five years part-time), and will pay your fees and provide a stipend. Rates for 2013/14 have not yet been set by the AHRC but last year the figure was £13,590 per annum (pro-rata for part-time). This award starts on 1st October 2013. Applicants should have resident status in the UK.
Closing date for applications: Thursday 28th March, 4pm, 2013 (information on how to apply can be found on both Brighton and Chichester website. Interviews will be held at Chichester).
Interviews to take place in mid-late April 2013.
For more information, please see our Download.