Jobs and studentships
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. The Georgian Papers Program aims to digitize, disseminate, and interpret an extraordinarily rich collection of materials, including correspondence, maps, and royal household ledgers. Making this extensive collection of approximately 350,000 items available to scholars the world over, the project will transform our understanding of the Georgian period, in Britain and through its connections in the wider world.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Heritage Collective is a well respected and growing heritage consultancy practice, forming part of a group of companies including Archaeology Collective and Landscape Collective. We are offering a rewarding career for a Researcher in this friendly and forward-looking organisation. We are London based, with home working. This is a full time position.
AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Partnership – Hans Sloane’s Books: an early Enlightenment library and its material relationships
Queen Mary University of London and the British Library intend to make a PhD studentship appointment under the AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Partnership scheme (CDP) from autumn 2016. The application deadline is July 6th 2016.
Salary: £28,982 - £37,768 per annum
Start Date: 1 October 2016 (or as soon as possible thereafter)
Tenure: 12 months
Vacancy Reference: GL09290
Closing Date: 12:00 midnight (BST) on 24 June 2016
Interview date (via Skype): 30 June / 1 July 2016