Jobs and studentships

22 Jul 2014

Assistant Professor of Early American History

The Department of History at Ohio University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor in Early American history before 1783. Applicants must have a strong record of research and an agenda for future scholarly achievement.

21 Jul 2014

Research Associate (Fixed Term)

Applications are invited for a three-year Research Associate in any area of the Humanities or Social Sciences, including Literature, History, and Sociology, to join the Conspiracy and Democracy project. The project, which started in January 2013, includes research in a number of areas:

16 Jul 2014

‘The Identities and Networks of bishops in the late medieval North Atlantic’

Applications are invited for a PhD Studentship to undertake research on selected bishoprics in the archdiocese of Nidaros between 1250 and the Reformation. The Studentship will be held at the University of Aberdeen, beginning on the 1st of October 2014.

The PhD student will be attached to The Centre for Scandinavian Studies, School of Divinity, History and Philosophy, College of Arts and Social Sciences at The University of Aberdeen.

2 Jul 2014

Publishing Manager (Fixed Term 12 months)

The Role

A restructured and redesigned British History Online (BHO) will be launched in the autumn of 2014, and promotion and further enhancement of the project will be a focus of activity. This has opened up an exciting opportunity for a suitably experienced individual to be responsible for the development and implementation of a communications strategy, management of content development, and day-to-day financial administration of the project.


12 May 2014

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in Early Modern Europe, 1500-1700

The University of Adelaide is seeking to appoint a three-year post-doctoral research fellow. This appointment will focus on the 'Change' Program, investigating the drivers of change in society-wide emotional regimes, and the power of collective emotions to produce major cultural, social, political and economic change.

Research Fellowship in Early Modern Europe, 1500-1700 (Ref 492357)

30 Apr 2014

Postgraduate/Postdoctoral Research Assistant (part-time; 6 months)

You will participate in the research project "British Envoys to the Germany" which is preparing two final volumes (1871-1905) of an edition of nineteenth century diplomatic reports from the states of the German Confederation and the German Kaiserreich. You will be engaged in all aspects of the editorial process, including proofreading, archival research at the TNA, and contributing towards the commentaries and the annotated biographical index. You will have a postgraduate degree in History or a related subject.

23 Apr 2014

Pearson is recruiting examiners for GCSE and GCE History

Edexcel is part of Pearson UK, a unique education company. We bring together publishing, exams and new technologies to help teachers and learners fulfil their potential.

We currently have a number of opportunities for History teachers to mark GCE and GCSE History examinations this summer.

Examiners mark candidates’ responses in accordance with a pre-defined mark scheme. Most subjects will be marked using our onscreen software, ePEN. This allows our examiners the flexibility of working from home.

23 Apr 2014

Recruitment to the Advisory Council and Forum on National Records and Archives

The Lord Chancellor, Chris Grayling, is currently seeking eight new members for his Advisory Council on National Records and Archives. 
The Council advises the Lord Chancellor on records and archival matters, in particular access to historical information under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), and on policy issues relating to archival records.
16 Apr 2014

CWGC Historical Researcher - Fixed term contract

We are recruiting for 2 Historical Researchers to join us at our Head Office in Maidenhead. Initially this will be a 12 month fixed term contract with the possibility of extension until the end of 2015.

8 Apr 2014

PhD studentship: fees-only

The Centre for European and International Studies Research (CEISR) at the University of Portsmouth is offering fees-only studentships, available for a three-year period (full-time) or a five-year period (part-time) of doctoral study commencing in September 2014. The Centre welcomes applications from students wishing to work on projects in any of the areas indicated below. Please note that these awards will not cover maintenance costs.