Tag: Postdoctoral Fellowship

Funding: Caroline Villers Research Fellowship Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London

Caroline Villers Research Fellowship Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London The Courtauld together with the Trustees of the Caroline Villers Research Fellowship, has established a Research Fellowship in memory of Caroline Villers. The purpose of the Fellowship is to promote research in the interdisciplinary field of Technical Art History: the application of technical, scientific and/or historical methods, together with close observation, to the study of the physical nature of the work of art in relation to issues of making, change, conservation and/or display. Research proposals for the Fellowship will be welcomed from researchers and practitioners from diverse disciplines that relate to the study and conservation of works of art. The Fellowship is not intended to provide funding for any part of a PhD thesis. The length of project and level of funding will depend on the candidate, their availability and…

Funding: ARC Postdoctoral Fellowships, Centre for History of Emotions

ARC Postdoctoral Fellowships, Centre for History of Emotions The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Faculty of Arts, School of Historical and Philosophical Studies The successful candidate will contribute to a project in the ‘Change’ program of the Centre, under the leadership of Professor Charles Zika, exploring the emotions created in response to sacred space in late medieval and early modern Europe. Particular attention will be paid to the rituals, performances and objects which turned these sites into places of direct collective and personal emotional experience, and also elicited indirect emotion on a local, regional or national level through extended memory. Applicants will require a PhD in medieval or early modern literary or historical studies or in Australian history or literature, with relevant published research, and demonstrated facility with relevant languages. Salary: $69,010 – $74,076 p.a. plus 17% superannuation. Closing date: April 18th, 2011…

Funding: Postdoctoral Research Fellow – University of Warwick (UK)

Postdoctoral Research Fellow (5 posts) University of Warwick – Institute of Advanced Study Fixed Term Contract for 2 years, beginning October 2011 The Institute of Advanced Study (IAS) at the University of Warwick invites applications from outstanding researchers who are at the beginning of a promising academic career. Applications are welcome from across all Faculties and disciplines, and, in keeping with the ethos of Warwick’s IAS, interdisciplinary research applications are strongly encouraged. You will be based in the IAS but will have a strong presence in a home academic department. Therefore, all applications MUST be supported by a Warwick academic nominator and your proposed research project should closely complement your nominated academic department’s current research interests. Nominators will be required to make a strong case for the applicant’s strategic contribution to the research within their department. You will have been…

Funding: Mellon/Newton Interdisciplinary Post-doctoral Research Fellowships

Mellon/Newton Interdisciplinary Post-doctoral Research Fellowships Two 2-year posts based at CRASSH, Cambridge, UK – From 1 October 2011 – 30 September 2013 CRASSH (Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities) is delighted to announce the first year of a five-year programme of interdisciplinary postdoctoral research fellowships funded jointly by the Mellon Foundation and the Isaac Newton Trust. Applications are invited for two 2-year interdisciplinary Post-doctoral Research Fellowships aimed at researchers working in any field of the arts, social sciences or humanities, starting in October 2011. The fellowships will enable post-doctoral fellows to consolidate their research and publication record while developing a related project or initiative at CRASSH during their two-year fellowship. Applicants must have completed the PhD and should normally have been awarded it not more than three years prior to taking up their fellowship. Fellows would be expected…

Funding: Newton International Fellowships

Newton International Fellowships A new round of Newton International Fellowships – an initiative to fund research collaborations and improve links between UK and overseas researchers – has now opened. The Newton International Fellowships are funded by the British Academy and the Royal Society and aim to attract the most promising early-career post-doctoral researchers from overseas in the fields of the humanities, the natural, physical and social sciences. The Fellowships enable researchers to work for two years at a UK research institution with the aim of fostering long-term international collaborations. Newton Fellows will receive an allowance of £24,000 to cover subsistence and up to £8,000 to cover research expenses in each year of the Fellowship. A one-off relocation allowance of up to £2,000 is also available. In addition, Newton Fellows may be eligible for follow-up funding of up to £6,000 per…

Funding: Fellowships at Villa I Tatti (Italy)

Fellowships at Villa I Tatti (Italy) Two fellowships at Villa I Tatti, just outside Florence. Deadline for both is: April 15 2011. Craig Hugh Smyth Visiting Fellowship The Craig Hugh Smyth Visiting Fellowship is designed for scholars in any field of Italian Renaissance studies who, because of their full-time occupations, do not have the research time that is normally enjoyed by university academics. Each year Villa I Tatti, The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies, offers a limited number of Fellowships for periods of three months. The selection committee pays special attention to the candidate’s record of publications, the strength of the proposed project, and its potential to yield original results. The project must represent advanced research in the Italian Renaissance, broadly defined as the period ranging from the 13th to the 17th centuries. Subjects covered include the architecture, history,…

Funding: Donald Bullough Fellowship for a Medieval Historian

Donald Bullough Fellowship for a Medieval Historian St Andrews Institute of Mediaeval Studies The St Andrews Institute of Mediaeval Studies invites applications for the Donald Bullough Fellowship in Mediaeval History, to be taken up during either semester of the academic year 2011-12. The Fellowship is open to any academic in a permanent university post with research interests in mediaeval history. It covers the cost of return travel to St Andrews from the holder’s normal place of work, together with a substantial subsidy towards accommodation while the holder is resident in St Andrews.  Previous Fellows have included Dr Christina Pössel, Professor Cynthia Neville and Dr Ross Balzaretti The Fellowship carries with it no teaching duties, though the Fellow is expected to take part in the normal seminar life of the mediaeval historians during their stay in St Andrews. Weekly seminars, held…

Funding: Fellowships at UCLA Center for 17th and 18th Century Studies

Fellowships at UCLA Center for 17th and 18th Century Studies The UCLA Center for 17th- and 18th Century Studies awards a number of postdoctoral and graduate fellowhips each year. The deadline is February 1st 2011. More detail can be found on their website http://www.c1718cs.ucla.edu/# Fellowships include: Ahmanson-Getty Postdoctoral Fellowships This theme-based resident fellowship program, established with the support of the Ahmanson Foundation of Los Angeles and the J. Paul Getty Trust, is designed to encourage the participation of junior scholars in the Center’s yearlong core programs. The core program for year 2011–2012: Rivalry and Rhetoric in the Early Modern Mediterranean – directed by Clark Professor Barbara Fuchs (UCLA) more detail here Stipend: $37,740 for the three-quarter period together with paid medical benefits for scholar. Clark Short-Term Fellowships Fellowship support is available to scholars with research projects that require work in any…

Funding: Research Fellowships in the Arts and Humanities (Trinity College, Dublin)

2011 – 2012 Research Fellowships in the Arts and Humanities Trinity College, Dublin The Trinity Long Room Hub intends to award a number of stipendiary and non-stipendiary fellowships for the academic year 2011-2012 in the arts and humanities at Trinity College Dublin. Applicants for a fellowship should demonstrate how they would spend their time working one or more of the many rich collections within the Library, and/or collaborating with named individuals or groups of individuals within one or more of the constituent departments, schools or research centres linked to the Hub. Applications are welcome from across the entire range of arts and humanities research. The funding for these Visiting Research Fellowships has been provided by the UK Alumni of Trinity College Dublin. As such, at least one of the long-term stipendiary fellowships will be reserved for a British citizen or a long-term…

Funding: Opler Research Fellowship in Architectural History

Opler Research Fellowship in Architectural History Worcester College, Oxford University, October 01, 2011 Application deadline: Jan 10, 2011 Worcester College, Oxford is pleased to be able to offer a two year residential Fellowship in the study of Renaissance or Baroque architectural history through the generosity of the Scott Opler Foundation. Applications are invited from scholars of any nationality and academic affiliation in the final year of their dissertation or within the first four years after the completion of their Ph.D., D.Phil. or comparable degree. Topics may include any area or aspect of European architectural history during the Renaissance or Baroque era including urbanism, landscape and garden history, drawing and design method, theory and publication, architectural representation, as well as studies of architecture and related disciplines. The Opler Research Fellow will receive a stipend of £25,751 per annum (revised annually) and will have access to certain travel, research and publication funds.  The Fellow…

Funding: Terra Foundation Fellowship and Visiting Professorship

Terra Foundation for American Art Fellowship and Visiting Professorship at the Courtauld Institute, London The Terra Foundation for American Art is offering a Postdoctoral Fellowship and a Visiting Professorship at the Courtauld Institute of Art in London. See details for both below. Postdoctoral Fellowship For period 1 September 2011 to 31 August 2013 Salary – £27,885 per annum (approx US$44,000) (payment will be in sterling, subject to tax and National Insurance deductions).  Additionally a package for research, travel and living expenses is available to the value of up to US$8,200 With sponsorship from the Terra Foundation for American Art, The Courtauld Institute of Art’s Research Forum is pleased to announce the 2011-2013 two-year fellowship for the teaching and study of historical American art (pre-1980). The award will enable a recent postdoctoral scholar to teach at The Courtauld Institute of Art and…

Funding: Visiting Fellowships in Humanities at the University of London

Visiting Fellowships in Humanities at the University of London The School of Advanced Study, University of London offers a Visiting Fellowship in the humanities and social sciences. Applications for 2011/12 are now invited from scholars (at least ten years from their PhD) wishing to pursue research in London in any of the areas covered by the School and to engage in an active relationship with the multidisciplinary scholarly community across the School. The School comprises the Institutes of Advanced Legal Studies, Classical Studies, Commonwealth Studies, English Studies, Germanic & Romance Studies, Historical Research, Musical Research, Philosophy, Study of the Americas, and the Warburg Institute. The School also hosts a cross-disciplinary centre, the Human Rights Consortium. The Fellowship is tenable for up to six consecutive months between September 2011 and June 2012. The Fellowship offers an allowance towards travel, accommodation and…

Funding: Awards for Research at the British School at Rome (Italy)

Awards for Research at the British School at Rome Residential Awards for Research in Archaeology, History, Art History, and the Society and Culture of Italy from Prehistory to the Modern Period 2011–12 The British School at Rome is a leading humanities research institute with outstanding facilities and an international reputation for research and interdisciplinarity in Italy and across the Commonwealth. Our highly competitive and prestigious awards have provided many leading scholars with a critical base for their subsequent careers. Applications are invited for a number of residencies at the British School at Rome. These awards, tenable for three or nine months, give scholars at different stages of their careers a valuable opportunity to pursue their research in Rome. They offer accommodation, food, 24-hour access to our historic library collection and, in some instances, a research grant. Application deadline 18 January…

Funding: British Academy Visiting Scholars

British Academy Visiting Scholars The Academy’s Visiting Scholars scheme enables scholars from overseas to apply to the Academy, in conjunction with a UK host, for research visits to the UK of two to six months. The main purpose of the visit should be to enable the visitor to pursue research. The UK host must be resident in the UK, and must undertake to make all the necessary practical and administrative arrangements for the visit. The Academy grants the title of British Academy Visiting Scholar and awards funding for the visit. Although applicant from anywhere outside the UK may apply to this scheme, it is the Academy’s intention to give a higher priority to candidates from countries where financial resources to support visits to the UK are not readily available, to candidates who have not previously had the opportunity to work in the UK,…

Funding: Postdoctoral Research Fellow Architecture and Design at RMIT University

Postdoctoral Research Fellow RMIT University – School of Architecture and Design,  Melbourne, Australia A$50,811 – A$68,921 p.a. + 17% super, CBD location, Full-time, 4 year fixed term contract until 24 December 2014 A position for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow is available within RMIT University’s School of Architecture and Design. You will work alongside Dr Quentin Stevens in connection with a major ARC-funded project exploring the design and public perception of contemporary memorials and other public artworks. The post would suit someone with a PhD in open space design, human-environment relations, urban geography, and/or public art policy. Experience in the publication of academic research is desirable. The post is research-only and is available full-time for four years. All applicants are required to provide a separate statement addressing the key selection criteria (see PD) in addition to providing a resume and covering…