Jobs and studentships

18 Feb 2014

Prize of the German Historical Institute London

The Prize of the German Historical Institute London is awarded annually for an outstanding Ph.D. thesis on German history (submitted to a British or Irish university), British history (submitted to a German university), Anglo-German relations, or an Anglo-German comparative topic. The Prize is 1,000 Euros.

To be eligible a thesis must have been submitted to a British, Irish or German university after 30 June 2013. To apply, send one copy of the thesis with

13 Feb 2014

Director of the Institute of Historical Research

Applications are invited for the post of Director of the Institute of Historical Research, School of Advanced Study.

The School seeks a person of high academic standing and administrative ability, with the strategic vision to lead this important institution.

13 Feb 2014

Director/General Editor of the Victoria County History

The Director/General Editor of ) of the Counties of England is a key appointment in the field of local history in Britain. The post holder will be responsible for the management of the VCH Central Office, and will provide strong leadership and strategic direction to the VCH as a whole, working with those involved in VCH activities throughout England.

12 Feb 2014

MA, MRes and PhD scholarships, School of History and Anthropology, Queen's University Belfast

The School of History and Anthropology, Queen's University Belfast, is one of the leading schools for historical and anthropological study in the UK and Ireland. Anthropology is listed in the UK top ten in the Guardian (2013), while History is listed in the global top 100 in the QS World Rankings (2013).

8 Feb 2014

University of Oxford, St Peter's College and History Faculty: Associate Professorship and Fellowship in Medieval History

Applications are invited for a permanent full-time Associate Professorship in the field of Medieval History. The post is tenable from 1 October 2014 or as soon as possible thereafter and will be offered in conjunction with the Barron Fellowship in Medieval History at St Peter's College. It will be based mainly at St Peter's College with some responsibilities carried out at the History Faculty.

29 Jan 2014

University Research Studentship, Department of History, Philosophy and Religion, Oxford Brookes University

The Department of History, Philosophy and Religion, Oxford Brookes University is looking for strong candidates to apply for one, three year, full-time Ph.D. studentship. For the successful candidate the home/EU fee will be paid by the Faculty and the student will receive an annual stipend of £7000 for three years beginning in 2014/15.

27 Jan 2014

A prosopographical study of bishops' careers in northern Europe

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 May 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.

23 Jan 2014

Selling to Both Sides: the arms trade during the First World War

Selling to Both Sides: the arms trade during the First World War is a project that will highlight the parallels between the arms trade in 1914 and now, with a particular focus on opposition to the arms trade during and after the war. The Heritage Lottery Fund provided funding for this project to the Trust for Research and Education on the Arms Trade. The project is run by Campaign Against Arms Trade and On the Record Community Interest Company.

The role will include:

23 Jan 2014

Research project, 'Hit songs and their significance in C17th England'

This is a fully-funded PhD studentship with an additional £3045 travel money. The successful applicant will work on some aspect of early-modern balladry and cheap print, under the supervision of Prof. Christopher Marsh (musical expertise is not required). Applicants must be able to start on or before 31 June 2014 (so those currently studying for MA degrees are not eligible).

22 Jan 2014

Leverhulme Early Career Fellowships

The School of Advanced Study (SAS) is able to support a small number of Leverhulme Early Career Fellowships. Expressions of interest from candidates wishing to hold one of these awards at SAS should be sent to the School’s Research Grants and Fellowships Officer, Peter Niven, by 12 noon on Monday, 3 February 2014.

These should take the form of a Word document comprising,