Please see below an advert for available PhD studentships - including proposals in Textile Design - at School of the Arts, Loughborough University. I would like to encourage high quality applications in this area.
Very best wishes,
Lecturer in Textile Design
School of the Arts, Loughborough University
The School of the Arts, English and Drama at Loughborough University is pleased to announce a fully funded PhD studentship. The studentship will be paid for a period of up to three years, starting in October 2015, and will cover tuition fees at the UK/EU rate, and provide a tax-free stipend of £14,057*.
The School offers an exciting interdisciplinary research environment and we welcome the submission of high-quality proposals that have the potential to make a substantive contribution to one of the following research areas:
• Animation and Public Engagement
• Critical Citizenship, Activism and Art: Practice-based or theoretical
• Feminism and the Arts
• Phenomenological Experience through Drawing: Practice-based
• Sustainable textile design practice
For further information about the School and its research, please see http://www.lboro.ac.uk/departments/sota/
Deadline for applications: Friday 17th April 2015. Early application is strongly encouraged. Shortlisted candidates may be required to participate in an interview in May 2015.
Initial queries should be addressed to Emma Nadin ([log in to unmask]) (School Postgraduate Research Administrator) who will be happy to answer queries concerning your application and the suitability of the research topic proposed.
As part of your application you will be required to submit a detailed research proposal. This should give the title of your proposed research and a 300-700 word description of your topic. Further details about preparing a proposal can be found at: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/departments/english-drama/postgraduate-research/apply/
To make an application please use the online application form, and quote reference SAED15 in the funding section of the form.
*The value of the tax free stipend in years two and three will increase in line with Research Council recommended values.