Current opportunities

  • Institute of Historical Research

    Early Career Lecturer in Urban History after 1800

    he Institute of Historical Research is seeking to appoint an Early Career Lecturer in the field of Urban History (post-1800) for a two year appointment. The appointee will be attached to the Centre for Metropolitan History (CMH), which promotes research on the history of cities, with London a particular focus of its work. It is expected that the successful candidate would be available to start in January 2017.

    Opportunity type: Job
    Reference number: 00542
    Institute of Historical Research
    Closing date: 16/10/2016
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  • Institute of Advanced Legal Studies

    Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Law & Director: Information Law and Policy Centre

    The Institute of Advanced Legal Studies of the School of Advanced Study is now seeking a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Law and Director: Information Law and Policy Centre. The role will be responsible for developing the research promotion and facilitation, teaching/training and public engagement for the Information Law & Policy Centre. This position is offered at 3 years in the first instance with the possibility of permanent extension after this period.

    Opportunity type: Job
    Reference number: 00535
    Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
    Closing date: 23/10/2016
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  • Warburg Institute

    Short Term Research Fellowships in Cultural and Intellectual History

    The Warburg Institute is the premier institute in the world for the study of cultural history and the role of images in culture. It is cross-disciplinary and global. It is concerned with the histories of art and science, and their relationship with superstition, magic, and popular beliefs. Its researches are historical, philological and anthropological. It is dedicated to the study of the survival and transmission of cultural forms – whether in literature, art, music or science – across borders and from the earliest times to the present. In setting out the historical, psychological, anthropological and political dimensions of art and culture, the work of Aby Warburg underlines the continuing relevance of the humanities today.

    The Institute is offering several short-term Fellowships of two, three or four months for tenure during the academic year 2017-18:

    Brian Hewson Crawford Fellowship - two months
    Henri Frankfort Fellowship - two months
    Albin Salton Fellowship – two months
    Grete Sondheimer Fellowship – two months
    Frances A. Yates Fellowships –two, three or four months

    Opportunity type: Fellowship
    Reference number: 000526
    Warburg Institute
    Closing date: 25/11/2016
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  • Warburg Institute

    Long Term Research Fellowships in Cultural and Intellectual History

    The Warburg Institute is the premier institute in the world for the study of cultural history and the role of images in culture. It is cross-disciplinary and global. It is concerned with the histories of art and science, and their relationship with superstition, magic, and popular beliefs. Its researches are historical, philological and anthropological. It is dedicated to the study of the survival and transmission of cultural forms – whether in literature, art, music or science – across borders and from the earliest times to the present. In setting out the historical, psychological, anthropological and political dimensions of art and culture, the work of Aby Warburg underlines the continuing relevance of the humanities today.

    The Institute is offering a number of Frances A. Yates Fellowships for the academic year 2017-18. Typically the Fellowships will be awarded from 1 October 2017 to 31 July 2018. Fellows’ interests may lie in any aspect of cultural and intellectual history but, other things being equal, preference will be given to those whose work is concerned with those areas of the medieval and Renaissance encyclopedia of knowledge to which Dame Frances herself made such distinguished contributions.

    Opportunity type: Fellowship
    Reference number: 000525
    Warburg Institute
    Closing date: 02/12/2016
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