PhD Studentship: Archaeologies of Art and Science

University of Southampton - Winchester School of Art

We invite applications for a practice-based and/or theory-driven project that investigates media archaeologies of art and science.  Topics can include but not limited to: cybernetics, including British cybernetics, remote sensing systems since the 1960s, institutional contexts of art and science such as laboratories and other experiments in transdisciplinary work.

Supervisors:  Professors Ryan Bishop and Jussi Parikka

  • The successful candidate will start on 1 October 2018. The scholarship will offer full tuition fee and maintenance funding for 3 years. The doctoral stipend for 2017/18 is currently £14,000.
  • This studentship is only available for full time programmes and is open to applicants from the UK, the EU and overseas.
  • As part of the application you will be required to submit a CV, research proposal, degree certificate and transcripts, two academic references, proof of English language proficiency and a portfolio of work if you are applying for a practice based project.
  • The deadline for applications is 15 February 2018. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • Interviews of shortlisted candidates are likely to take place in w/c 19 March 2018.
  • The awards will be allocated by end of April, with the outcome being communicated to the candidates in May.

If you wish to discuss any details of the studentship informally, please contact:

  • Postgraduate Research Admissions, Faculty of Business, Law and Art, Email: pgrapply.fbl@soton.ac.uk Telephone: +44(0)23 8059 2562.

To apply please follow the ‘Apply’ link on the following webpage:

PhD Fine Art/Design: https://www.southampton.ac.uk/wsa/postgraduate/research_degrees.page   

Please mention reference FBLA-ART-003 in the scholarship section of your application.

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PhD

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South East England