The Henry Moore Institute is a world-recognised centre for the study of sculpture in the heart of Leeds, funded by The Henry Moore Foundation. An award-winning exhibitions venue, research centre, library and sculpture archive, the Institute hosts a year-round programme of exhibitions, conferences, lectures, research, and publications that aim to expand the understanding and scholarship of historical and contemporary sculpture.
The Institute invites applications for a two-year fellowship, beginning in Spring 2018. Based at the Henry Moore Institute in Leeds, the Post-doctoral Fellow’s research focus should be pre-twentieth-century, paying particular attention to the ways in which history is engaged with in the present.
The Post-doctoral Research Fellowship is funded by The Henry Moore Foundation’s Grants Programme. The successful Fellow will receive a grant of £21,000 per annum, for two years, payable quarterly. This grant is to cover living and all research associated expenses.
• The Post-doctoral Research Fellow will work on publishing a book based on their
• The Research Fellow will attend Henry Moore Institute events, providing additional
academic response and feedback to research and exhibition development.
• The Research Fellow will deliver at least two academic papers at conferences /
universities / museums relating to the Fellow’s own research.
• The Research Fellow will provide regular six-month updates to the Head of
Research, the post-doctoral Fellow’s supervisor for the duration of the fellowship.
• The Fellow will be expected to be based at the Henry Moore Institute, for a minimum
of two days per week.
If you have any enquiries please contact Kirstie Gregory (Research Coordinator at the Henry
Moore Institute) by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Applicants for this fellowship should submit
• A proposal for a conference on a subject related to his/her interests
• A curriculum vitae
• References from the their doctoral supervisor and one other academic referee
• A synopsis of their doctoral research and of their book project.
Notes to applicants:
• The Fellow will be expected to assist with events which take place on evenings and
• For non-EU citizens, the Fellow must apply for a work visa on receipt of their sponsor
certificate number which will be provided by the Henry Moore Foundation.
Applications, marked ‘Post-doctoral Research Fellowship Grant’ should be sent by email to: Kirstie Gregory: email@example.com
The deadline for submissions is Monday 16 April 2018. Interviews will take place in Leeds; dates to be announced.