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PhD scholarship at University of Lincoln

From: Lynda Skipper <lskipper<-at->
Date: Thursday, September 5, 2013
Headley Trust / Crick Smith funded PhD scholarship
University of Lincoln

The University of Lincoln invites applications for their funded PhD
studentship in Conservation.

Funding: UKP7,000 per year for 3 years will be provided by the
Headley Trust to cover living costs.  Home / EU fees (currently
UKP4,088) will be funded for 3 years by Crick Smith UL.

The student will study full time for the PhD and work one day per
week for Crick Smith UL. The day per week with Crick Smith will
facilitate the training in architectural paint research; provide the
student with the means to apply these techniques in practice and
provide the student with primary research material for their PhD.

Applicants will have:

    An MA in conservation or related discipline or comparable
    professional experience; excellent writing and research skills;
    the ability to produce high quality treatment reports; good
    documentation skills, including expertise in 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; the ability to learn independently; enthusiasm for
    their subject; a driving license and willingness to travel.

Applicants will be required to submit a research proposal no longer
than one side of A4 (minimum 11 point). The proposal should exhibit
awareness / interest in one or more of the following areas:

    The methods/application of architectural paint research

    The history and interpretation of historic interiors

    The history and interpretation of historic artifacts through
    paint research

    Analytical techniques in relation to paint research

    Research relating to historic paint and / or pigments

The supervisory team will be drawn from:

    Lynda Skipper
    Conservation / Science

    Rachel Faulding
    Conservation / Paint Research

    Ian Crick Smith
    Conservation / Paint Research

    Michael Crick Smith
    Conservation / Paint Research

    Paul Croft
    Conservation / Paint Research

    Henning Schulze
    Conservation / Materials and Techniques

    Jim Cheshire
    Cultural History and Heritage

Applications consisting of the research proposal, CV, and covering
letter, should be submitted to

    Dr Lynda Skipper
    Department of Conservation
    University of Lincoln, Brayford Pool LN6 7TS

by 11 October 2013.  Please include details of two referees.

Interviews will be held week commencing 28 October 2013.
Post to commence Jan 2014.

Lynda Skipper
Programme Leader
MA Conservation of Historic Objects

                  Conservation DistList Instance 27:12
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Received on Thursday, 5 September, 2013

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