WASTED LONDON: RUBBISH AND RECYCLING FROM THE ROMANS TO THE PRESENT
Birkbeck, University of London, and Museum of London Archaeology are pleased to announce the availability of a fully-funded collaborative doctoral studentship from October 2021 under the AHRC’s Collaborative Doctoral Partnership Scheme. The start date is 1 October 2021 and the deadline for applications is 1 June 2021. Interviews will take place in late June 2021.
This studentship will focus on an issue of pressing social and environmental importance, namely how waste is handled in cities. Examining archaeological evidence from London, it will provide a unique long-term perspective on the ways waste been fundamental to the formation of the urban landscape and its archaeological record. This project will be jointly supervised by Professor Jen Baird and Dr Esther Breithoff at Birkbeck and Michael Marshall and Nigel Jeffries of MOLA. The student will be expected to spend time at both Birkbeck and MOLA, as well as becoming part of the wider cohort of CDP funded students across the UK. The studentship can be studied either full or part-time.
We encourage the widest range of potential students to study for this CDP studentship and are committed to welcoming students from different backgrounds to apply. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian, Minority, Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds as they are currently underrepresented at this level in this area. Students should have a Masters Degree in a relevant subject or be able to demonstrate equivalent experience in a professional setting.
- This studentship is open to both Home and International applicants.
- To be classed as a home student, candidates must meet the following criteria:
- Be a UK National (meeting residency requirements), or
- Have settled status, or
- Have pre-settled status (meeting residency requirements), or
- Have indefinite leave to remain or enter
- Further guidance on eligibility criteria.
- We are committed to welcoming students from different backgrounds to apply. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian, Minority, Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds as they are currently underrepresented at this level in this area.
- International applications, including EU applicants, must provide a copy of one of the accepted English language tests at the point of application. Read more about entry requirement for international students.
- Applicants should ideally have or expect to receive a relevant Masters-level qualification or be able to demonstrate equivalent experience in a professional setting. Suitable disciplines are flexible but might include Archaeology or Anthropology.
- Applicants must be able to demonstrate an interest in the museum sector and potential and enthusiasm for developing skills more widely in related areas.
- As a collaborative award, students will be expected to spend time at both the Birkbeck and MOLA.
- All applicants must meet UKRI terms and conditions for funding.
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