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Fully-funded PhD Studentship (Graduate Research Assistant)

The CAMEo Research Institute for Cultural and Media Economies is pleased to offer a fully-funded PhD studentship (Graduate Research Assistant) position for four years from October 2018.

This studentship is offered in conjunction with CAMEo’s research partner Attenborough Arts Centre (AAC) which specialises in the programming of inclusive and accessible art and strongly supports the work and commissioning of disability-led art and artists. The successful applicant will work with CAMEo and AAC to develop a PhD project that ideally focuses on some aspect of ‘disability, work and the cultural economy’, broadly defined.

Start date: October 2018

Deadline for application: Friday March 16th 2018

Queries about project ideas are welcome and should be made to Dr Doris Ruth Eikhof or Professor Mark Banks. For more general enquiries about making an application please contact us at cameo@le.ac.uk. For further information, please click here or view the job summary (pdf). 

Visiting Researchers

CAMEo invites applications for short or longer-term visits (up to three months) from academics and other researchers who would like to spend time in Leicester undertaking their own research or writing projects, or collaborating with us on new work. Workspace is provided and resources are available to support travel and accommodation costs for visitors. If you are interested in visiting CAMEo, please contact Mark Banks or Doris Eikhof with a short outline of your plans. Places are limited but priority will be given to applicants who best support the priorities of our Research Strands, and whose work can help develop the profile and work of the institute.

Postgraduate Research

CAMEo is always keen to hear from people who wish to apply to undertake PhD research on cultural and media economies. We invite applications from self-funded students, as well as those who wish to secure funding from research councils, or from internal funding competitions at the University of Leicester. Please see further information on our Research Degrees page and send your enquiries and applications in the first instance to cameo@le.ac.uk.

Collaborate with us

CAMEo is committed to developing innovative research that offers new evidence and fresh understandings of the cultural and creative industries, creative economy, media and arts – and so we welcome collaborations with internal and external partners with shared or similar interests. All University of Leicester academics, centres and units are invited to contact us to discuss potential new projects and collaborations, in areas that relate to our core research interests. If you are an external organisation, practitioner or academic and would like to work with CAMEo or any of its members, then please do contact us directly in person, or by emailing Professor Mark Banks mb612@le.ac.uk

Study at Leicester

If you are interested in studying media, culture and the arts, organisations, economy or any of the fields of interest covered by CAMEo then please see our course pages.

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