Jobs and studentships

2 Mar 2015

PhD studentship - history of heart disease

The Centre for History in Public Health at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine invites applications for a doctoral studentship. The studentship is funded by the Wellcome Trust, as part of Dr Alex Mold's Medical Humanities New Investigator Award on the place of the public in post-war British public health. Funding is available for a three year studentship, starting in September 2015. Supervision will be provided by Dr Alex Mold. The project will explore the place of the public in public health through an analysis of the recent history of heart disease.

23 Feb 2015

Location, Location, Location: The Gott Collection, Yorkshire landscapes and Connected Communities PhD studentship

History at the University of Huddersfield and The Hepworth Wakefield invite applications for a fully-funded AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Award 3-year full-time PhD studentship exploring Yorkshire landscape art and Connected Communities. In addition to fees, the studentship will be funded at RCUK rates, £14,002 in 2015-16. History at Huddersfield has about 20 research students and an energetic and sociable research culture, in which the successful applicant would be expected to participate.

20 Feb 2015

PhD studentship - Timekeeping on British voyages of exploration

The National Maritime Museum, Greenwich and the University of Edinburgh (Institute of Geography) are delighted to announce an opportunity for a funded PhD on 'Chronometry and Chronometers on British Voyages of Exploration, c.1815-c.1872'. The studentship, which is full-time and funded for 3 years, will begin in October 2015 and will be jointly supervised by Dr Richard Dunn (National Maritime Museum, Greenwich) and Professor Charles W. J. Withers (University of Edinburgh).

20 Feb 2015

PhD studentship 'Child abuse and neglect in mid-twentieth-century Britain'

Studentship on 'Child abuse and neglect in mid-twentieth-century Britain', Faculty of History, University of Oxford Funded through TORCH | The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

16 Feb 2015

PhD Studentship in History, Classics or Archaeology

The Birkbeck School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy will award up to six fully funded Postgraduate Research Scholarships, commencing on 28 September 2015. Research students applying for a place in the Department of History, Classics and Archaeology are strongly encouraged to apply for these awards.

9 Feb 2015

Doctoral Studentships

Newman University is delighted to invite applications for its doctoral scholarship programme in History and related disciplines. As part of the University's continued commitment to supporting the most promising researchers to undertake in depth postgraduate scholarship, applications are invited for a number of fully-funded PhD Studentships for three years (full-time) for UK or EU students. The Studentship includes a subsistence grant in line with UK Research Council recommendations (currently £13,863 p.a. for 2014-15) with all fees paid.

3 Feb 2015

PhD Teaching Fellow in 'Student Cultures in Early Modern Germany'

Applications are invited for a 3-year PhD stipend to support doctoral research on 'Student Cultures in Early Modern Germany'. Applicants should submit a research proposal defining a specific project that relates to and explores an aspect or aspects of this general theme. Viable areas for research might include but need not be restricted to the following: social mobility, elite formation, patronage, career expectations, urban interactions, lifestyles, ritual, deviance, violence, crime and punishment.

3 Feb 2015

History PhD studentship

Fully-funded (fees and maintenance for UK residents) PhD Studentship, 2015-2018, at Queen's University Belfast 'The Reception of Enoch Powell in Northern Ireland, 1968-1998' Supervisors: Dr Paul Corthorn (School of History and Anthropology) and Professor Graham Walker (School of Politics, International Studies and Philosophy). This studentship will be based in History and Anthropology and affiliated to the Institute for the Study of Conflict Transformation and Social Justice.

3 Feb 2015

Freelance Educator for Pakistani Heritage Project

Khyal Arts is a north Indian arts organisation, based in Walthamstow with a view to creating cultural cohesion in the borough of Waltham Forest. As such we run community Indian dance classes as well as Indian music and singing lessons with our offer of diverse cultural activities that also promote health and wellbeing.

Having secured a grant from Heritage Lottery Fund, Khyal Arts is looking to a history educator to devise a schools' resource, linked to a Pakistani Heritage project being run in Walthamstow, in conjunction with Waltham Forest Libraries.

2 Feb 2015

Television Show Researcher

We are a television distribution company looking for a researcher for one of our most recent shows. The television show is a reality format that picks a moment in time - an iconic, representative year in the history of a city - where fourteen contestants from the present world will live, breath and compete to learn the ways of the past by cooking, working and in general, surviving in an environment which replicates every aspect of the time: from making cutlery, baskets and barrels, to glass blowing or even paving roads!