Jobs and studentships
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.
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.
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).
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.
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:
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.