Jobs and studentships
The AHRC has recently given the School of History 3 new Collaborative Doctoral Partnership awards. These fully funded AHRC postgraduate studentships are partnerships between the School of History at Leicester and the British Library (2 awards) and the National Maritime Museum (1 award).
Applications are invited for an AHRC-funded Collaborative Doctoral Partnership studentship in History (PhD studentship, commencing autumn 2015) on Vagrancy and Poverty in the Post-Emancipation Anglophone Caribbean, 1834-1900.
The project is a collaboration between Newcastle University and The National Archives. It will be supervised by Dr Diana Paton and Dr Joan Allen (Newcastle University) and Dr Daniel Gilfoyle (The National Archives).
This is a 4-year graduate research studentship, funded by Leicester's College of Social Sciences. It will be jointly supervised in Sociology & History, by Dr Leah Bassel & Professor Clare Anderson. As well as carrying out their own research, the student will also provide research support to Dr Bassel & Prof. Anderson, for one day each week.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.