Jobs and studentships
The Friendly Hand Charitable Trust, in conjunction with RHUL History, is pleased to offer a PhD scholarship for three years starting in September 2015, for research relating to the history of the Christian religion (broadly construed) in post-1800 Europe. The scholarship will cover academic fees (3 years at Home/EU rates) and a maintenance award set at RCUK Humanities PhD level (for 2015-16 c. £15,863 inclusive of London weighting).
The PhD studentship is offered in connection to Empowering Design Practices: historic places of worship as catalysts for connecting communities, which is funded by AHRC. This PhD will be concerned with constructing a historical and contextual analysis for one of the key themes of the project ie. the role of the professional in community-led design in the context of places of worship.
The Macquarie University Research Fellowship (MQRF) Scheme is about to open for formal Expressions of Interest.
Macquarie University (Sydney, Australia) will offer at least 6 full-time Research Fellowship positions commencing in 2016. Fellowships will be awarded on a competitive basis and will be fixed-term for three years. Applicants must have been awarded their PhD on or after 1st March 2012, or submit their thesis by 20th August 2015 (or make a convincing case for early career researcher status).
Applications are invited for 2 fully funded AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Partnership studentships (commencing October 2015). These awards are partnerships between the University of Leicester and the National Maritime Museum (the history of prison hulks, 1 award) and the British Library (government science/ life history, 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.