Jobs and studentships
The Wilberforce Institute for the study of Slavery and Emancipation is an interdisciplinary institute that generates world class research and provides a forum for academic discourse and interaction that advances public understanding of both historic and contemporary slavery, and thereby informing political and social change.
The following projects are available in this year's PhD Scholarship competition:
Up to three Archives By-Fellowships available for one term (8 weeks) each during the academic year 2015/16 which are open to researchers engaged in academic projects at a post doctoral level or at a more senior level. The Archives By-Fellow's research must demand extensive use of papers in the Churchill Archives Centre (see https://www.chu.cam.ac.uk/archives/).
Applications are made to the Churchill College’s Archives Committee which then makes recommendations to the Fellowship Electors of Churchill College.
In order to maintain our position at the forefront of academia, Professor Sir Keith Burnett, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Sheffield, has created up to twenty Vice-Chancellor's Fellowship positions. These are open to candidates with a track record of the highest calibre research and who have the potential to be research leaders of the future in any academic area.
St Peter's College and the Faculty of History, University of Oxford
Applications are invited for a permanent full-time Associate Professorship in the field of Modern United States History. The post is tenable from 1 October 2015 and will be offered in conjunction with an Official Fellowship in History at St Peter's College. It will be based mainly at St Peter's College with some responsibilities carried out at the History Faculty.
The Department of History of Memorial University of Newfoundland invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of Global History. Research and teaching interests in all thematic and geographic areas of the field will be considered. Subject to budgetary approval, this position will commence on July 1, 2015.
The holder of the post will assist the IHR library staff in the selection and acquisition of new material, in the provision of services to users and in any other activities required to support the work of Library. The trainee will become familiar with the Innovative Millennium library management system, and will also have some opportunity to work on the maintenance of the Library pages of the IHR website. The trainee will be encouraged to take full advantage of the programme of visits and other training which is available to all trainees across the central university.
The University of Western Australia (UWA) is a member of Australia's prestigious Group of Eight and ranked among the top 100 universities (88th in the world) with a broad and balanced coverage of disciplines in the arts, sciences and major professions. For the past 100 years, UWA has contributed significantly to the intellectual, cultural and economic development of the State of Western Australia and the nation as a whole. Applications are invited for the position of Director of the ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions (CHE).
The Department of History in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Waterloo is seeking an exceptional senior scholar with a world-class scholarly record in modern global/transnational history. The field and area of specialization are open. The successful applicant will be appointed to a tenured position as a full professor and will be subsequently nominated for a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair. The Canada Research Chairs program was established by the Government of Canada to foster internationally-recognized research excellence.