Jobs and studentships

1 Feb 2016

British Library PhD Placements

The British Library are running a series of 3-month (or PT equivalent) PhD Placements, hosted by our specialist curatorial teams and other Library experts. Of the 17 placements currently on offer, this one may be of particular interest:British Politicians and Statesmen from the Eighteenth Century to the Second World War

27 Jan 2016

Modern European History Professor, Yale University

The Yale University Department of History intends to make a senior appointment in modern European history since 1800, in any field or region excluding Russia, beginning July 1, 2017Applications are welcome from scholars at the level of advanced associate or full professor who have demonstrated exceptional scholarship and teaching as well as leadership in their field and the profession. 

6 Jan 2016

Oral History Volunteers

This project primarily focuses on the poets from the Bengali community but will also be collecting memories of poets from other backgrounds.

Are you looking to develop skills in:

4 Jan 2016

The Thomas Arthur Arnold Fund

The Thomas Arthur Arnold Fund for Excellence in Historical Research at the Zvi Yavetz School of Historical Studies, Tel Aviv University, Israel, will award two post-doctoral fellowships in historical studies. The one-year fellowships of $30,000 each will be awarded for the 2016-2017 academic year. Fellows will work with a senior faculty member from the School of History or an historian from the department of Jewish history at Tel Aviv University (subject to the terms of the Fund). Fellows will engage in research connected with their area of research and writing.

26 Nov 2015

PhD Third Reich and Memory

Nottingham Trent University is offering a fully-funded PhD Scholarship in the are of "Third Reich and Memory" as part of the Vice-Chancellor's Researcher Development Scheme.

For full details please visit

Application deadline: 12/12/2015

26 Nov 2015

The Mercers’ Company Studentship for Doctoral Research on the history of London

The Mercers' Company

Qualification type: PhD

Location: London

Funding amount: £45,000 (ie. £15,000 per year for full-time study over three years, or pro rata for part-time students over a maximum of five years)

Hours: Full-time or part-time

12 Nov 2015

AHRC Midlands3Cities funding for UK/EU students

The Midlands3Cities doctoral training partnership will award up to 89 PhD Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) studentships for UK/EU applicants for 2016 entry. M3C provides research candidates with cross-institutional mentoring, expert supervision (including cross-institutional supervision where appropriate), subject-specific and generic training, and professional support in preparing for a career.

The Department of History at the University of Nottingham invites applications from students whose research interests include:

10 Nov 2015

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.

2 Nov 2015

Fully Funded Graduate Research Assistantship - Deportation, Detention and Migration,

Department: School of History/ Department of Sociology

Eligibility: UK/EU or international applicants

Mode of Study: Full time

Expected Start Date: January 2016. Funding Available 

Type of Award: Graduate Research Assistantship (GRA)

Annual Stipend & Salary: £4,156 salary + £9,901 maintenance + fee waiver (Home/ EU fees) £4,052

Duration of Funding: 4 years Research Areas and Supervision