Australian Research Council-funded project which is offering a scholarship (including living allowance) to support a PhD student commencing in 2011.
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Applications are invited for a Queensland University of Technology (QUT) Faculty-based scholarship to support a PhD project (3 years) that investigates the links between community arts, media, storytelling, and creative participation. This Research Higher Degree (RHD) project will be undertaken in conjunction with an Australian Research Council-funded Linkage with industry. The successful applicant will work with Creative Industries Faculty Chief Investigators – Drs Christina Spurgeon, Helen Klaebe, Jean Burgess, John Hartley and Brad Haseman – to devise and undertake a research project that will contribute to establishing and improving ‘best practice’ knowledge of co-creative media in Australian community media and arts networks.
The candidate will participate in project activities including fieldwork, experiments, and symposia, contribute to scholarly outputs of the project, and will have access to a team of nationally and internationally recognised researchers, as well as national and international academic and industry networks. Availability The scholarship will be awarded in the QUT 2012 scholarship round which closes on 14th October 2011. Potential applicants should contact Dr Christina Spurgeon (email@example.com ) well before this date, and allow sufficient time to complete the application form.
The successful applicant would be expected to commence between January and March 2012. Value The Scholarship will be equivalent to a QUT Postgraduate Research AWARD (QUTPRA) and is valued at $22,860 pa (2011 rates, tax exempt and indexed annually) for 3 years. QUTPRA rules will be apply. Further information about QUTPRAs can be accessed from here: http://www.qut.edu.au/research/rhd/scholarships/qut/info/qutpra.jsp If you are interested in this opportunity please contact Dr Christina Spurgeon in the first instance (email: firstname.lastname@example.org@qut.edu.au>) by 23 September, 2011.
The scholarship application form and instructions can be obtained from here: http://www.qut.edu.au/research/rhd/apply/
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