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Job: Shuffrey Junior Research Fellowship In Architectural History

The Governing Body of Lincoln College invites applications for the Shuffrey Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) in Architectural History, tenable for a fixed term of four years from 1st September 2018. The successful candidate will be expected to undertake a programme of research in any area of architectural history from AD 600 to the present time.

The Shuffrey Junior Research Fellow will be expected to undertake an approved programme of research, to provide up to four hours per week of undergraduate tuition for the College, and to promote the study of architectural history through the organisation of seminars or lectures. The Fellowship carries a stipend of £24,983 p.a. in the first year, rising by annual increments to £27,285 p.a. in the fourth and final year. In addition, the Fellow will receive full common room rights, research and hospitality allowances, and membership of the USS pension scheme. College accommodation, suitable for a single person, may be provided at a modest rent, subject to availability.

Applicants should have been awarded a doctoral degree in an appropriate field not earlier than 1st September 2014, or will have submitted their doctoral thesis for examination before September 1st 2018, and will have a developing public profile within their field of scholarship. Candidates should not have held a stipendiary Junior Research Fellowship at another College.

Download: Further Particulars and an Application Form

HR Administrator, Lincoln College, email: hr@lincoln.ox.ac.uk; tel: 01865 279770,

Application deadline 12 noon (BST) July 16th 2018.

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1 year UCL Teaching Fellowship in Medieval History

UCL Department / Division History

Location of position London

Grade 7

Hours Full Time

Salary (inclusive of London allowance) £38,581 per annum

Duties and Responsibilities

UCL History, which dates back to 1830, is consistently ranked as one of the best history departments in the world for quality of both its research and teaching.

The Department seeks to appoint a Teaching Fellow, for a period of 12 months, to offer the following modules:

The First European Union? Christendom c.1100-c.1350

The Teaching Fellow will deliver all the weekly lectures (over 20 weeks) on this ‘Survey’ module, as well as taking the three weekly tutorial groups.

Templars, Heretics, Hermits and Antipopes: The Crises of the Papacy 1294-1334

A second year undergraduate Research Seminar, taught over 10 weeks in term 2.  The seminars focus on the examination of a specific set of source materials organised around a topic, and are designed to develop a students’ capacity to work independently and to use primary and secondary sources in the construction of an historical argument.

The Friars in the Medieval World

An ‘Advanced’ undergraduate module taught in term 1 over 10 weekly two-hour seminars.

Approaching History

The Teaching Fellow will be required to contribute to this first year mandatory module, which is taught by two-hour lectures in terms 1 and 2.

The Invention of the Question: a History of European Thinking, 1100-1400

This MA module is taught in weekly two-hour seminars over 10 weeks – in either term 1 or term 2.

Amongst other duties the Teaching Fellow will also be required to act as Personal Tutor to both undergraduate and MA Medieval and Renaissance Studies students; as well as providing dissertation supervision to MA students.

Key Requirements

Candidates must have a PhD in the relevant field. They must also have experience in university teaching and assessment (preferably in the UK).

Position description

Curatorial Fellowship in Old Master Drawings

British Museum, London
Application deadline: Jun 20, 2018

The British Museum Dürer_rhino_fullis looking to recruit a Getty Foundation Prints and Drawings Curatorial Fellow with a specialist interest in pre-1900 European drawings. The Fellowship funded by the Getty Foundation will enable the Fellow to work with a curatorial mentor to develop and expand their knowledge and research skills in their specialist geographical or period field of pre-1900 European drawings, as well as to broaden their wider experience of the graphic arts, and curatorship in general, through the experience of being part of a curatorial team looking after one of the world’s largest works on paper collections. During their time in the Museum the Getty Foundation Fellow will be expected to research and improve the cataloguing and provenance history of a part of the Museum’s outstanding collection of c. 60,000 pre-1900 British and European drawings, as well as playing their part in wider curatorial activities and duties of the Department and of the Museum.

Applications due 20 June 2018, please see link for application details:

http://www.museumjobs.com/jobdetails.php?JobID=11226
https://www.britishmuseum.org/about_us/jobs.aspx

Fellowship: Post-doctoral Research Fellowship at the Henry Moore Institute, Deadline 16/04/2018

Henry Moore

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.

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Doctoral Studentship University of Warwick “Religious buildings in Zamora, 11th-13th Centuries: building processes, forms and functions” Deadline 31/03/2018

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The construction of churches or church buildings is obviously as old as the dominance of Christianity in Western societies. The petrification of ecclesiastical wealth, however, implied a more recognisable and enduring presence for this institution throughout the medieval landscape, both urban and rural. The building of churches, and to a lesser extent monasteries, was also promoted by the laity. These were initiatives and investments that were partly religious in origin, in so far as they were ways to ensure the eternal salvation of the founders or of the community involved. The proliferation of masonry-built churches may also raise the question of other objectives of the secular world. Sometimes the laity invested in churches to provide a new, or at least a stronger, more formalised and more recognizable community identity.

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JOB: 2018-2019 New York Public Library Short-Term Research Fellowships

The New York Public Library is pleased to offer short-term research fellowships to support graduate-level, post-doctoral, and independent researchers.  Individuals needing to conduct on-site research in the Library’s special collections to support projects in the humanities, business, and the fine and performing arts are encouraged to apply.

research_interior_2014_09_18_sasb_manuscripts_8019Fellowship stipends are $1,000 per week for a minimum of two and maximum of four weeks.  Each fellow is expected to be in residence at the Library for the duration of their fellowship and to write a blog post for nypl.org about their work with the Library’s collections.

The Manuscripts and Archives Division of The New York Public Library holds over 29,000 linear feet of material in over 5,500 collections, with strengths in the papers and records of individuals, families, and organizations, primarily from the New York region. These collections support research in the political, economic, social, and cultural history of New York and the United States. Continue reading

STIP: 5 short-term fellowships, The Medici Archive Project

The Medici Archive Project, Florence, Italy, April 1, 2018 – January 1, 2019
Application deadline: Mar 1, 2018
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FIVE SHORT-TERM FELLOWSHIPS AT THE MEDICI ARCHIVE PROJECT (2018)

TWO SHORT-TERM SAMUEL H. KRESS FELLOWSHIPS
Thanks to the continued support of the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, The Medici Archive Project (MAP) is offering two fellowships for graduate students to undertake specialized archival research on-site at the Archivio di Stato as well as other archival collections housed in Florence and across Tuscany. These fellowships are especially aimed to provide graduate students in art and architectural history with the
opportunity to examine original source materials, receive scholarly guidance from MAP Staff, present their findings at MAP-sponsored conferences and workshops, and enroll in MAP’s Paleography and Archival Studies Seminar.
Students may apply for either the 2018 SPRING/SUMMER semester or the 2018
FALL/WINTER semester.
• The Spring/Summer Fellowship, covering a period of no less than three
months, with a stipend of $8,000, must take place within the period extending from 1 April to 31 July 2018.
• The Fall/Winter Fellowship, covering a period of no less than three months, with a stipend of $8,000, must take place within the period 1 September to 23 December 2018.
Eligible candidates must either have American citizenship or be enrolled in graduate programs at universities in the United States.
There is no application form for this fellowship. Instead, suitable candidates are invited to send via email to education@medici.org, the following documents in a collated PDF by 1 March 2018:
1) A cover letter, stating which fellowship is sought, either “Spring/Summer” OR “Fall/Winter” and the proposed dates which the fellow will be in residence at MAP’s headquarters at Palazzo Alberti.
2) A short essay (no more than two pages) on how the candidate’s topic will benefit from archival research.
3) A curriculum vitae.
4) The name and email address of a scholar in the field, preferably the candidate’s supervisor, who can comment on the applicant’s qualifications and the merits of the research proposal (please do not include letters of recommendation with the application).
Please do not include supplementary material (publications, papers, syllabi, etc.). All materials must be submitted in English. For further information, contact Carlotta Paltrinieri (education@medici.org). The successful candidates will be notified on 15 March 2018.

THREE SHORT-TERM FELLOWSHIPS IN HONOR OF EVA SCHLER
Thanks to the generous gift from Joan A. McClure and Michael L. Schler, in honor of Michael’s late mother Eva Schler, the Medici Archive Project is offering three shortterm fellowships for graduate and pre-doctoral students of any nationality working on any field related to early modern Italy (preferably with a specific emphasis on Tuscany or Medici history). Special preference will be given to scholars working on any topic related to early modern Jewish women.
This scholarly residence will be of considerable benefit in helping students to gain the necessary skills, experience and confidence to continue independent academic research in their academic specialization. While undertaking research on primary sources in Florence, fellows will benefit from the supervision of the MAP Staff as well as from academics drawn from a variety of disciplines, who are experts in archival research, paleography, and digital humanities. Each fellowship will last for an uninterrupted period of three months, taking place at any point between 1 April 2018 and 31 July 2018 (SPRING/SUMMER SEMESTER) and 1 September and 23 December 2018 (FALL/WINTER SEMESTER).
There is no application form for this fellowship. Instead, suitable candidates are invited to send via email to education@medici.org, the following documents in a collated PDF by 1 March 2018:
1) A cover letter in English, stating the proposed dates which the fellow will be in residence at MAP’s headquarters at Palazzo Alberti.
2) A short essay (no more than two pages) on how the candidate’s topic will benefit from archival research.
3) A curriculum vitae.
4) The name and email address of a scholar in the field, preferably the candidate’s supervisor, who can comment on the applicant’s qualifications and the merits of the research proposal (please do not include letters of recommendation with the application).
The fellowships are open to candidates from any nationalities. The fellowship stipend is US $6,000.
To apply for these fellowships, the following material should be sentelectronically to Carlotta Paltrinieri (education@medici.org):
Please do not include supplementary material (publications, papers, syllabi, etc.). All materials must be submitted in English. For further information, contact Carlotta Paltrinieri (education@medici.org). The successful candidates will be notified on 15 March 2018.