Jobs and studentships

22 Sep 2016

Early Career Lecturer in Urban History after 1800

The Institute of Historical Research is seeking to appoint an Early Career Lecturer in the field of Urban History (post-1800) for a two year appointment. The appointee will be attached to the Centre for Metropolitan History (CMH), which promotes research on the history of cities, with London a particular focus of its work. It is expected that the successful candidate would be available to start in January 2017. 

8 Sep 2016

Judges and English Law Scholarship - University of Adelaide

Applications are invited for the following scholarship leading to the degree of PhD in the School of Humanities (History).

8 Sep 2016

PhD in Early Modern Legal History

Applications are invited for a scholarship leading to the degree of PhD in the School of Law, University of Adelaide.

The scholarship is supported by the Australian Research Council under Discovery Project DP160100265: 'A New History of Law in Post-Revolutionary England, 1689 1760' (Chief Investigators: Em. Prof Wilfrid Prest and Prof David Lemmings, University of Adelaide, and Dr Mike Macnair, University of Oxford).

26 Aug 2016

King’s College London, Visiting Professorship

Invitations are extended for expressions of interest for the position of Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) Visiting Professor at King's College London for 2017.

22 Aug 2016

Contributing Editor, VCH Herefordshire

Applications are invited from authors to write a VCH Short for the parish of Colwall, Herefordshire. This is an exciting opportunity to work closely with a lively team of contributors and volunteers to research and complete a significant village history for the VCH. The Herefordshire VCH has recently completed important volumes on the parishes of Eastnor (2013) and Bosbury (2016) and further volumes are planned. The successful candidate will be engaged on a consultancy basis to research and write the history.

1 Aug 2016

Durham/Warwick funded PhD studentships

Durham University and Warwick University are pleased to announce that we have two funded PhD studentships available as part of the 'Re-thinking Petitions, Parliament, and People' project generously funded by the Leverhulme Trust (RPG-2016-097). This new initiative, led by Dr. Richard Huzzey (Durham) and Dr. Henry Miller (Durham), explores the powerful role of parliamentary petitioning in the development of modern Britain and exploits the under-used records of the House of Commons Select Committee on Public Petitions.

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