Jobs and studentships

24 Oct 2014

Researcher - Private Heritage Consultancy Heritage Collective

Private Heritage Consultancy Heritage Collective is a leading independent heritage consultancy firm. Our work involves analysing old buildings and advising on new ones. Projects cover listed buildings, conservation areas, world heritage sites, new design and wind farms. Our work takes us nationwide, though there is a focus on central London projects. Our advice is underpinned by solid research.


9 Oct 2014

Eleanor Searle Visiting Professor in History

The Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), in collaboration with the Research Division of The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens (The Huntington), invites applications for the annual Eleanor Searle Visiting Professor in History, where preference may be given to an applicant whose interests lie in the history of science and technology.

7 Oct 2014

Events and Marketing Officer

We are seeking a team player with a 'can-do' attitude to assist in the organisation of events in the Institute of Historical Research (IHR). This will include preparing marketing and promotional material, as well as soliciting a full calendar of business for the new conference suite and other designated meeting and teaching rooms and areas.

16 Sep 2014

Lecturer in History - The Open University

Applications are invited for the poistion of Lecturer in History in the Faculty of Arts. You will join our team of academics within the Department of History. You will be expected to contribute to the undergraduate and postgraduate teaching of the Department, as a member of teams responsible for the production, presentation, assessment and quality assurance of our modules and for the interdisciplinary modules to which we contribute. You will also be an active researcher able to make a strong contribution to the next Research Excellence Framework (REF).

5 Sep 2014

Woolf Institute Cambridge Scholarships

The Woolf Institute in Cambridge, UK, has been dedicated to the provision of graduate and postgraduate study for more than 15 years. In partnership with the Cambridge Commonwealth, European and International Trust, the Woolf Institute established the Woolf Institute Cambridge Scholarships. These scholarships are intended to support outstanding research students at the University of Cambridge who have the potential to become exceptional leaders of the future. 


3 Sep 2014

Newman Studentships

Newman University, Birmingham, is pleased to offer a three full studentships leading to the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). The University supports nationally and internationally recognised research across a broad range of disciplines (predominantly Sport, Psychology, Education and the Humanities) and applications are welcome in any of these areas. Interdisciplinary projects are also welcomed. The studentship includes a subsistence grant in line with the recommendations of the UK Research Councils (£13,863 p.a. for 2014-15) with all fees paid.

11 Aug 2014

Assistant Professor in North American Slavery

The Department of History at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship focusing on the history of slavery in North America (colonial period through the Civil War era, African-American or African Diaspora).

22 Jul 2014

Assistant Professor of Early American History

The Department of History at Ohio University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor in Early American history before 1783. Applicants must have a strong record of research and an agenda for future scholarly achievement.

21 Jul 2014

Research Associate (Fixed Term)

Applications are invited for a three-year Research Associate in any area of the Humanities or Social Sciences, including Literature, History, and Sociology, to join the Conspiracy and Democracy project. The project, which started in January 2013, includes research in a number of areas:

16 Jul 2014

‘The Identities and Networks of bishops in the late medieval North Atlantic’

Applications are invited for a PhD Studentship to undertake research on selected bishoprics in the archdiocese of Nidaros between 1250 and the Reformation. The Studentship will be held at the University of Aberdeen, beginning on the 1st of October 2014.

The PhD student will be attached to The Centre for Scandinavian Studies, School of Divinity, History and Philosophy, College of Arts and Social Sciences at The University of Aberdeen.