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27 January 2016

PhD placement in music at the British Library

Applications now open

The British Library is running a series of 3-month (or PT equivalent) PhD Placements, hosted by our specialist curatorial teams and other Library experts. Of the 17 placements currently on offer, this one will be of particular interest to PhD students in musicology:

European print culture in the 16th and 17th centuries

Working with specialist curators in the Music department of the British Library, this 3-month PhD placement offers an exciting opportunity to: use your existing research skills in the identification and description of 16th and 17th century music; gain practical experience of cataloguing early printed editions; and engage with music scholars working in this field.

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Details about the scheme and application guidelines:

http://www.bl.uk/aboutus/highered/phd-placement-scheme

Application deadline: 19 February 2016

Open to all doctoral students (as long as they have the support of their supervisor or graduate tutor) the placement scheme includes a dedicated work plan, plus full supervision and training. All placement students are allocated their own desk and/or workspace, and are fully integrated into the working environment of the team/department in which they are based.

Placements will be held between June 2016 – May 2017. Exact start dates to be agreed with successful candidates.

Contact Research.Development@bl.uk for all queries or to be added to our mailing list.