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Kingsley Road, Bideford, Devon EX39 2QQ

Telephone: 01237 471455

Admission is Free
Open Daily 10am - 4pm
Sundays 11am - 4pm

Burton seeking a PhD student - Ceramics

AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Award in Ceramics (Practice-Based)
Bath School of Art and Design at Bath Spa University and the Burton Art Gallery and Museum, Bideford invite applications for a fully funded PhD studentship in ceramics on the topic of ‘The RJ Lloyd Collection: Explorations and responses'. Closing date for applications is 12:00, Monday 25 May 2015. The studentship will begin on 1 October 2015.
Funding details: The duration of the PhD studentship is three years, full time , subject to satisfactory progress.  The stipend will be paid at the standard research councils rate, which for 2015-16 will be £14, 057.
Click here to find out more About the Collaborative Doctoral Award including How to apply
Click here to find out more about the Ceramics Collections at the Burton.

Project Manager: The Burton Art Gallery and Museum Trust

As many of you know the Burton is working towards becoming a Trust. We are now seeking a Project Manager to support this process.

Project Manager: Burton Art Gallery and Museum Trust
Anticipated fee £27,000
June 2015 – end April 2016

From April 2016, the Burton Art Gallery and Museum, Bideford, will be managed by a not for profit charitable organisation, responsible for the delivery and care and management of, the heritage and art collections and purpose built museum and gallery for Torridge District Council.

A Project Manager is sought with organisational development expertise and project management skills to manage the process of: Transferring the management of the Burton to the new organisation, establishing a suite of agreements between the new organisation and the Council and instilling good practice policies and plans to support future resilience.

The Project Manager will have an understanding and experience of: Significant large scale and complex project management, cultural sector development and priorities, specific experience of issues faced by not for profit bodies, establishing and/or working closely with trustee boards, managing collections and museum accreditation requirements and developing partnership agreements between two separate bodies. They will also be expected to; demonstrate ability to spend time in Bideford, Provide proof of public liability insurance up to £5 million, professional indemnity insurance up to £2 million and proof of self employment tax status.

Deadline for application is: 12 noon 26th May 2015
Interviews: Wednesday 3rd June 2015

Tender documents are ONLY available via the electronic tendering system ‘Supplying the South West’. To enable you to do business with the Authority you must register your details on their website;  www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk and then log in to Opportunities.

lottery funded
Torridge District Council