Jobs and studentships
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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:
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.
This is a free 5 week online course, starting 16th May and delivered by the Centre for the Study of Political Ideologies, University of Nottingham, and the British Library.
This project, based at Queen Mary University of London will examine changing ideas of blindness, disability, and literacy in Britain. Using the resources of the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB), it will investigate key moments in the history of blindness by focusing on initiatives to enable blind and partially sighted people to read.