Jobs and studentships

16 Apr 2014

CWGC Historical Researcher - Fixed term contract

We are recruiting for 2 Historical Researchers to join us at our Head Office in Maidenhead. Initially this will be a 12 month fixed term contract with the possibility of extension until the end of 2015.

8 Apr 2014

PhD studentship: fees-only

The Centre for European and International Studies Research (CEISR) at the University of Portsmouth is offering fees-only studentships, available for a three-year period (full-time) or a five-year period (part-time) of doctoral study commencing in September 2014. The Centre welcomes applications from students wishing to work on projects in any of the areas indicated below. Please note that these awards will not cover maintenance costs.

28 Mar 2014

CDP Studentship: Visualising historic time to integrate data across multiple datasets

The School of Design, Royal College of Art (RCA) and The National Archives (TNA) in London are seeking applications for one fully funded Collaborative Doctoral Partnership (CDP) studentship. Funded by AHRC, the three year PhD research programme will be supervised jointly by the RCA and TNA. The studentship begins in late September 2014. You will undertake a PhD on the visualisation of archive data with particular emphasis on time-wise interactive visualisations such as timelines and other chronographics.

19 Mar 2014

Pearson is recruiting examiners for GCSE and GCE History

Edexcel is part of Pearson UK, a unique education company. We bring together publishing, exams and new technologies to help teachers and learners fulfil their potential.

We currently have a number of opportunities for History teachers to mark GCE and GCSE History examinations this summer.

Examiners mark candidates’ responses in accordance with a pre-defined mark scheme. Most subjects will be marked using our onscreen software, ePEN. This allows our examiners the flexibility of working from home.

19 Mar 2014

Heritage Project Manager

Sheila McKechnie was a highly effective activist whose vision was to make people as powerful as the institutions they dealt with. Set-up in her memory in 2005, the Sheila McKechnie Foundation (SMK) is a small charity that empowers people to have a voice, and to be effective in campaigning and influencing.

17 Mar 2014

Administrative Editor for History Workshop Journal

The editors of History Workshop Journal are looking for a part-time administrator to manage the administrative and financial functions of the journal’s editorial process. The job requires an average of six hours a week. Pay will be on the academic/support staff scale, Grade 6: between £16.62 and £18.00 hourly, according to experience.

12 Mar 2014

Academic Advisory Board Member for British History Online

British History Online seeks to build the world’s premier non-profit digital library of British History materials. This library brings together medieval and modern British history records from the collections of libraries, archives, museums, and individuals, and makes them more easily discoverable. The current collection includes over a thousand works, transcribed to very high standards and we are seeking to continually grow that collection in the coming years.

12 Mar 2014

AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Award with Royal Holloway and the British Museum

The Department of History is pleased to announce a funded doctoral studentship under the AHRC's Collaborative Doctoral Partnership Scheme. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work collaboratively with academics from the Department of History at Royal Holloway University of London and partners in The British Museum. The student will benefit from the lively research culture at Royal Holloway and the cultural riches and expertise of The British Museum.

The Research Project

4 Mar 2014

University of Leicester, Masters Degree Bursary and Internship - History / English Local History

The School of History is pleased to offer this bursary/internship for September 2014 entry to its Master's degree programmes. The bursary is payable as a 50% discount against the relevant UK/EU course fee for either of the following full-time Master's degree programmes:

24 Feb 2014

AHRC collaborative PhD with the National Archives

The University of Hertfordshire (UH) (, the University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN) (, and the National Archives (TNA) ( seek applications for one fully funded Thames Consortium PhD studentship.