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Studentships at University of Lincoln

From: Rachel Faulding <rfaulding<-at->
Date: Monday, May 13, 2013
AHRC Professional Preparation Masters Studentships in Conservation
University of Lincoln

The University of Lincoln invites applications for their AHRC
Professional Preparation Masters Studentships in Conservation.

These Professional Preparation Master Studentships are available
from the University of Lincoln's AHRC Block Grant Partnership (BGP)
award, won in collaboration with the University of Northampton. In
awarding both institutions the AHRC recognises that we provide our
postgraduates with a high level of expertise and training to ensure
that the relationship with professional practice is at the heart of
that experience.

Eligibility. Candidates should be completing, or have already
completed, a degree to a high level in Conservation or an allied
field. Full information on AHRC eligibility criteria can be found
in-the-AHRC-Student Funding Guide

    <URL:http://www.ahrc.ac.uk/SiteCollectionDocuments/Student-Funding-Guide.pdf>

Fees. The studentship covers the tuition fees and provides a
maintenance stipend. The full-time maintenance stipend level for
2012/3 for the Professional Preparation Master's Competition is
UKP8,845 p.a.

Programme of Study. The successful applicant would undertake the MA
in the Conservation of Historic Objects at the University of
Lincoln, whilst working alongside Crick Smith Conservation
<URL:http://www.cricksmith.co.uk> the commercial arm of the subject
area. Students will have the opportunity to relate their studies
directly to the needs of professional conservation practices and
particularly historic decoration, historic interiors, on site
conservation methods, techniques and processes.

Skills Needed. Excellent writing and research skills; the ability to
produce high quality treatment reports; good documentation skills,
including record drawing, photography and IT; excellent conservation
skills including good colour vision and a willingness to work at
heights; the ability to communicate effectively with clients,
project workers and colleagues; independent learner with enquiring
mind and enthusiasm for their subject; a driving licence would be
advantageous.

Future Prospects. This scheme will offer the opportunity to explore
the relationship with the commercial conservation sector and exploit
the potential for professional employment or knowledge transfer
options for industry-led doctoral study.

Deadline. July 1, 2013.
Interviews will be held in the week commencing 15 July, 2013.

Administrative contact and how to apply.
Application forms are available for download at

    http://www.cricksmith.co.uk

Applicants are welcome to discuss their application with

    Jim Cheshire
    (Reader and Historical Consultant
    +44 1522 895020)
    jcheshire<-at->lincoln<.>ac<.>uk

or

    Rachel Faulding
    (Crick Smith Conservator/Researcher
    +441522 894054)
    rfaulding<-at->lincoln<.>ac<.>uk

For any further enquiries please email the above or call the Faculty
office + 44-1522-837437

Dr. R. Faulding
Senior Lecturer/Senior Researcher Crick Smith UL
Programme Leader: Graduate Diploma in Conservation Studies
University of Lincoln
Chad Varah House
Wordsworth Street
Lincoln LN1 3BP


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