Jobs and studentships

6 Oct 2016

British Pathe: Archive Coordinator to the Sales Department

The above position is required by British Pathé, the world renowned historic newsreel archive. Duties include archive research, dealing with licensing customers, processing orders, writing promotional materials and general accounts and office work. A good knowledge of 20th Century history is essential plus excellent organisational skills, an eye for detail and the ability to work alone on specific projects. This position will also support the German office, so proficiency in the German language would be preferable but not a necessity.

5 Oct 2016

AHRC PhD Studentship

Home on the Rails: The design, fitting and decoration of train interiors in Britain, c.1920-1955

Thinking about design and society in the twentieth century

29 Sep 2016

Post-doctoral Research Fellows

The post-doctoral fellowship provides access to the Methodist Archives at the renowned John Rylands Library as well as library and archival resources at the University of Manchester, Nazarene Theological College (NTC), and the Manchester Wesley Research Centre (MWRC) itself.

The purpose of the MWRC Post-doctoral Fellow programme is fourfold:

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.