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[ecrea] Short term fellowship opportunities at Bournemouth University

Tue Feb 21 20:57:36 GMT 2017

The Centre for the Study of Journalism, Culture & Community<> invites applications for short-term residential fellowships, to carry out independent research at Bournemouth University. Fellowships are open to both early-career and experienced researchers with a specific interest in any of the focus research areas of the Centre outlined below. The selected applicants will be expected to contribute to the Centre’s activities and research projects, including a requirement to present their research in a Faculty seminar. Successful Fellows may also be invited to apply for a Marie-Curie Individual Fellowship<> with BU support. The fellowships are available for a minimum of two weeks and a maximum of six weeks. Fellows will be provided with:

•       Access to library resources and University facilities;

• Contribution to travel expenses for up to £300 (Europe) and £600 (Overseas);

•       Contribution to accommodation/subsistence expenses of £200;

• Academic and administrative support to apply for Marie-Curie Individual Fellowship (deadline 14 September 2017).
Focus Research Areas:

•       Reading, Writing and Publishing in the Digital Age

•       Literature and Medicine/Graphic Medicine

•       Media and Cultural Implications of ‘Brexit’

•       Civic Media

•       Data storytelling

•       Journalism and innovation

•       Representing crisis and conflict, including trauma

Whilst these areas will be prioritised, you are also welcome to apply with projects covering other areas that are broadly aligned with the Centre<>.

If you are interested in applying, please email the Centre Director Dr Bronwen Thomas ((bthomas /at/<mailto:(bthomas /at/>) or Associate Director Einar Thorsen ((ethorsen /at/<mailto:(ethorsen /at/> attaching the following documents:

• A cover letter (max 2 pages), explaining your proposed research and how it relates to CsJCC research area(s), including a proposed schedule.

•       A CV, with a list of your publications to date.

The deadline for submitting your application is 27 March 2017.

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