Jobs and studentships
The Penrhyn Project: 3 year PhD Studentship in the social and political history of North West Wales, c.1860-1980.
Bangor University's Institute for the Study of Welsh Estates (ISWE) invites applications for a 3 year PhD Studentship focused on the impact and influence of the Penrhyn estate on the social and political identity of North West Wales during the period c.1860-1980. This unique studentship is sponsored by the Drapers Company and includes a stipend of in addition to the cost of tuition fees and funding to attend an international conference.
National Life Stories, the oral history charitable trust based at the British Library, is pleased to announce that applications are now open for the National Life Stories Goodison Fellowship 2018-19. The aim of the Fellowship is to increase public knowledge and awareness of oral history, particularly of the National Life Stories collections (www.bl.uk/nls). The award of £5,000 is open anyone resident in the United Kingdom who wishes to use the National Life Stories oral history collections to reflect on life stories and
Applications are invited for the post of Research Assistant on an AHRC-funded project on The Mobile Museum: Economic Botany in Circulation. This project is a collaboration between Royal Holloway, University of London, and the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. This is a fixed term post offered on a Part-Time basis, equivalent to four days a week (0.8 FTE) for 22 months, starting on 3 January 2018. The Full-Time salary is on the Grade 7 scale (£34,137 to £40,317 p.a., including London Allowance).
A Paper World: The Collection & Investigation of Plant Materials for Paper Making, c.1830-1914.
Lady Margaret Hall proposes to appoint a stipendiary lecturer in Modern (post 1700) British History from 1 October 2017. The lecturer will teach six hours of tutorials a week in History and will assist with the administration related to undergraduates, graduates and visiting students reading History, including admissions. The lecturer will be paid on the stipendiary lecturers’ scale, £12.885 to £14,491 for 6 hours at current rates, with the benefit of USS pension and with entitlement to some meals without charge during University term.