Jobs and studentships
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.
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.
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:
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).
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, email@example.com by 12 noon on Monday, 3 February 2014.
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Applications are invited for an AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Award (CDA) studentship commencing in autumn 2014 entitled 'Diversity, Difference and Generational Change in the British Diplomatic Service,' to be supervised by Dr Helen McCarthy (School of History, QMUL), Dr James Ellison (School of History, QMUL), and Professor Patrick Salmon (Chief Historian, Foreign and Commonwealth Office).
Applications are invited for a 2 year post-doctoral teaching fellowship in North American History. The appointee will contribute to the teaching programmes of the Institute of Historical Research, undertake research for publication and lead on a major survey of the holdings on North American history (including the pre-1776 history of Colonial British North America)in the library of the Institute of Historical Research and across other Senate House institutes and libraries with the aim of promoting and facilitating their use and identifying resources for digitisation.
The School of History and Anthropology, Queen’s University Belfast, is offering a full-time 3-year DEL-funded PhD Studentship on the topic: ‘Representing the Troubles: Contested histories, critical museology and conflict exhibitions'.
English Heritage are seeking tenders for providing historical research into individuals and buildings for whom or which an English Heritage blue plaque has been proposed; specifically three cases currently short-listed for full historical research.
Details can be found on the Government's contracts finder site:
Reference Number: 128/13
Department: School of Advanced Study
Salary: From £35,364 pa inc LW
Contract Type: 2 Year Fixed-Term Contract
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Closing Date: 27 January 2014