*JOB: PhD Scholarship, Edith Cowan University (Perth, Australia)* The *Feilman Foundation First Fleet Restoration PhD Scholarship* is open to applicants at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, Edith Cowan University (Perth), for research pertaining to the restoration of an historic keyboard collection. The scholarship provides a stipend of $35,000 (AU) per annum and a research budget of $15,000 (AU) per annum for up to four years. Applicants must be Australian citizens, and not already hold a doctoral qualification. Applications close *12 December 2018*. Edith Cowan University has become the custodian of internationally-significant collection of historic keyboards from the 18th to 20th centuries, for which the university has embarked on a major project of research and restoration. The goals of the scholarship include: · Documenting the restoration and replica processes; · Travelling with the objects to get a firsthand experience of how restorers and piano makers undertake their craft; · Capturing technical skills at risk of being lost, researching lost historical processes, and investigating possible modern technological solutions; · Investigating the efficacy of the restoration as demonstrated in performance and recording, with consideration of historically-informed performance practices; · Contributing to the establishment of a technician’s workshop and historic keyboard museum. For more information, refer to this online flyer <https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.waapa.ecu.edu.au_-5F-5Fdata_assets_pdf-5Ffile_0006_795246_FP-2DFlyer-5FFeilman-2DScholarship.pdf&d=DwIFaQ&c=Cu5g146wZdoqVuKpTNsYHeFX_rg6kWhlkLF8Eft-wwo&r=PHu0YcldevQqIedM86l0iexbqE-AeZLl-lupNToNx6I&m=fmxrzR-LPZuVoWvH6B_9XxKcYMUxEo6WEqakaRz3sVM&s=twu788FUeW7xCO-hzxigdtxPnT5QSCv_Gd9Wh_1jgI0&e=>. For enquiries, contact A/Prof Jonathan Paget (j.paget -at- ecu.edu.au) or Prof Geoffrey Lancaster (g.lancaster -at- ecu.edu.au) _______________________________________________ AMS-Announce mailing list and bulletin board: READ THE GUIDELINES prior to submitting a post: http://www.ams-net.org/announce.php TO SEE THE ARCHIVED POSTS: https://LISTSERV.UNL.EDU/cgi-bin/wa?A0=AMS-ANNOUNCE TO UNSUBSCRIBE, or switch to/from Digest mode: log in to https://LISTSERV.UNL.EDU and edit your subscription.