Jobs and studentships

13 Jul 2016

University of Leicester - Research Associate

Salary Grade 7 - £32,600 to £37,768 per annum. Due to external funding restrictions, the salary offered cannot exceed £34,576.

Fixed term contract for 14 months or until 28th February 2018, whichever is sooner.

4 Jul 2016

PhD Studentship: Cultures of Occupation in Twentieth-Century Asia

The Department of History at the University of Nottingham invites applications from suitably-qualified candidates for a full-time studentship in Visual Histories of Occupation in Twentieth-Century Asia. The studentship is one of 3 to be offered through the project, Cultures of Occupation in Twentieth-Century Asia (COTCA), led by Dr Jeremy Taylor. The successful candidate will develop a visual history study of how cultural expression was influenced by foreign occupation in 20th-century East and/or Southeast Asia.

20 Jun 2016

Freelance Project Officer

The Friends of Skelmanthorpe Textile Heritage Centre have recently received a Heritage Lottery Fund grant to purchase the cottage in which the heritage centre is located and to maintain and preserve the Centre as a place of historic interest for future generations, to promote and increase awareness of its place in local & textile history, increasing visits by the general public & in particular local schools & students and the elderly.

15 Jun 2016

Clemens N. Nathan PhD Scholarship (2016)

The Centre for German-Jewish Studies at the University of Sussex is pleased to offer a 3-year Clemens N. Nathan PhD Scholarship for an outstanding doctoral candidate wishing to pursue a research project in the field of history and culture of German speaking Jewry. Highly motivated current and prospective graduates with an outstanding academic record and a strong interest in the relevant topics are encouraged to apply. While diverse fields of investigation are currently open, we encourage projects in the following areas:

The complex spectrum of German-Jewish experience

14 Jun 2016


Heritage Collective is a well respected and growing heritage consultancy practice, forming part of a group of companies including Archaeology Collective and Landscape Collective.  We are offering a rewarding career for a Researcher in this friendly and forward-looking organisation.  We are London based, with home working.  This is a full time position.

8 Jun 2016

AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Partnership – Hans Sloane’s Books: an early Enlightenment library and its material relationships

Queen Mary University of London and the British Library intend to make a PhD studentship appointment under the AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Partnership scheme (CDP) from autumn 2016. The application deadline is July 6th 2016.

2 Jun 2016

Research Associate

Salary: £28,982 - £37,768 per annum

Start Date: 1 October 2016 (or as soon as possible thereafter)

Tenure: 12 months

Vacancy Reference: GL09290

Closing Date: 12:00 midnight (BST) on 24 June 2016

Interview date (via Skype): 30 June / 1 July 2016

27 May 2016

PhD Studentship Opportunities 2016

The University of Kent's School of History, one of the leading history departments in the country, is pleased to invest in a range of Doctoral Studentships to commence in September 2016. These studentships are open to high-quality candidates with very good undergraduate degrees. The School welcomes strong applications in all areas of its world-leading research portfolio. We are, however, particularly keen to receive focused applications within the following broad areas of expertise:

23 May 2016

Director, National Churchill Library & Center at George Washington University

This is an exciting opportunity for an innovative leader to help establish the National Churchill Library and Center (NCLC), the first major research facility in the United States dedicated to the study of Winston Churchill and his role in 20th century history and the world today.