Contrat : Research Assistant on development of the European fashion industry since 1945

Lieu : Newcastle University

Type : temps plein

Date limite de candidature : 17 juillet 2014

 

 

You will work on a project which is part of the HERA-funded project examining the development of the European fashion industry since 1945. This project comprises researchers based in Sweden and the Netherlands, as well as the UK. The Newcastle University Business School project will involve close collaboration with colleagues from Heriot-Watt University, Robert MacIntosh and Andrew MacLaren. Our focus in on the development of the British fashion industry between 1960 and 1980, and how key companies attempted to translate their reputation for leading edge design into mass market brands. The project will draw on appropriate research from fashion marketing and branding, read through the theory of Pierre Bourdieu.

You will work to construct a bibliography of secondary sources and prepare a literature review; to identify and consult relevant archival sources; to prepare reports about specific companies and topics from the financial and trade presses; to identify and interview relevant individuals. You will also work with Alan McKinlay and other members of the project team to prepare conference presentations and draft articles. You will have the opportunity to remain a member of the writing team through to publication in leading journals.

 

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Poste : Research Associate in the Early Modern Period (History of Science) – University of Cambridge

Lieu : Cambridge

Type : temps plein

Salaire : £28,132 – £36,661

Date limite de candidature : 16 juillet 2014

 

CRASSH is seeking to appoint a postdoctoral Research Associate to join the ERC Genius before Romanticism: Ingenuity in Early Modern Art and Science (based at CRASSH) and led by Dr Alexander Marr (History of Art, Cambridge) The successful applicant will join two researchers who are working on France in the Grand Sicle and Spain (1550 – 1700).  The RA will research across the project’s four strands, while simultaneously working towards their own monograph on aspects of early modern ingenuity.  Fifty percent of the RA’s time will be spent on research tasks directed by the PI, the remaining fifty percent will be spent on the individual monograph project.  The RAs will be expected to participate in weekly work-in-progress meetings and in all project events.  They will assist the PI and Senior Research Investigator (Dr Richard Serjeantson) in the organisation of project activities such as conferences, colloquia, hosting visitors, and the exhibition.  They will be expected to share in the responsibility of editing project outputs, to contribute relevant content for the project’s website and databases, and to have completed a draft of their monograph by the project’s end date.

Applicants must possess:

  • A good first degree and a PhD in history of science, which must have been awarded by the start of the post.
  • Research experience with early modern texts and/or archives, and/or visual and material culture is required.
  • Research specialism in history of the book and advanced skills in palaeography.
  • Familiarity with current digital humanities research and technology is desirable.
  • Expertise is the period ca. 1450-ca. 1600 is desirable.
  • Fluency in English and excellent reading proficiency in at least one modern language relevant to the project’s research (German, Dutch, French, Italian and Spanish).
  • Reading proficiency in Latin is essential.
  • Evidence of ability to organise and participate in collaborative research initiatives/projects.
  • Evidence of ability to present research findings to a scholarly audience.

The RA is expected to conduct the majority of their research in Cambridge, but must be willing to travel to European and US libraries and archives where relevant to the project’s research/dissemination of research results.

 

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Poste : Assistant Professor in the History of Technology – Harvard

Lieu : Harvard University

Date de début de contrat : 1er juillet 2015

Date limite de candidature : 9 septembre 2014

 

 

The Department of the History of Science at Harvard University is conducting a tenure -track search (assistant professorial level) in the history of technology. A Ph.D. is required by the expected start date, and the Department is especially interested in candidates who show exceptional promise as scholars, teachers and mentors, and whose work complements that of the current faculty. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2015.

 

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Poste : Lectureship in Medieval Literature – Durham University

Lieu : Durham University

Type : temps complet

Date de début de contrat : 1er octobre 2014

Durée du contrat : 1 an

Salaire : £30,728 – £36,661

Date limite de candidature : 10 juillet 2014

 

Applications are invited from outstanding candidates who have research and teaching interests in medieval literature. The successful candidate will be expected to have an excellent research and teaching profile, commensurate with career stage, which will complement the Department’s existing strengths. She or he will be able to make a significant contribution to undergraduate teaching, and to teach widely and flexibly across a range of periods and subjects. These may include Old English and Shakespeare. She or he may also be asked to contribute to postgraduate teaching and examining. Please note this is a one year fixed-term contract from 1.10.14. The Department of English Studies at Durham is one of the leading English departments in the country, with a lively research culture and excellent students. It is consistently ranked in the top 5 departments in the subject in a range of university guides.

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Poste : Teaching Fellow in Early Medieval History 400-1000 – University College London

Lieu : UCL – Londres

Type : temps partiel

Date de début de contrat : 1er septembre 2014

Durée du contrat : 10 mois

Salaire : £36,424 – £39,523

Date limite de candidature : 11 juillet 2014
 

UCL History Department is distinctive for the breadth of its expertise, which spans the fourth millennium BC to the contemporary world.

Candidates must have a PhD in a relevant field. They must also have experience in undergraduate teaching and assessment.

Candidates should ensure a contact telephone number is included on the application form: candidates who have been shortlisted for interview will be contacted by phone, in the first instance, on Monday 14th July.

Latest time for the submission of applications: 5.00 p.m..

Interview Date: 17  July 2014

 

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Poste : Associate Professor/Lecturer in History – Université du Swaziland

Lieu : Kwaluseni, Swaziland

Date limite de candidature : 11 juillet 2014

 

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacant positions at the University of Swaziland:

Qualification and Experience:

  • Must have a Ph.D. in History.
  • University teaching Experience
  • Scholars with peer review publications in African History will have an added advantage.

Duties:

  1. Teach undergraduate and post graduate history courses and
  2. To supervise theses.

 

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PhD Studentship : Picturing the West India Regiments in an Age of Unrest, Civil War and Tourism, c.1850-1914

Lieu : University of Warwick, Coventry

Début du contrat : automne 2014

Date limite de candidature : 3 août 2014

 

Supervised by Dr David Lambert, this PhD studentship will start in autumn 2014. Applicants should be holders of a good first degree (at least 2:1 or equivalent) in History or a related discipline. A relevant Masters degree, completed or close to completion, is expected.

The studentship is funded by the AHRC and will cover tuition fees for home or EU students, plus an annual maintenance award for home students (£13,863 in 2014-15). The studentship is tenable for up to three years (full-time), subject to academic progression. Students must also meet the AHRC’s requirements for UK residence. Candidates from other EU countries may be eligible for a fees-only studentship. Funds are additionally available for research visits abroad and conference attendance.

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British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2014-2015

Lieu : Oxford

Date limite de candidature : 11 août 2014

 

The Humanities Division is one of four academic divisions in the University of Oxford, bringing together the faculties of Classics; English; History; Linguistics, Philology and Phonetics; Medieval and Modern Languages; Music; Oriental Studies; Philosophy; and Theology and Religion, as well as the Ruskin School of Art.

This year, the Humanities Division invites Expressions of Interest for the British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship competition for the next application round (2014-2015). The BA PDF scheme is an annual competition and open to postdoctoral students who are working within the Arts and Humanities or Social Sciences and can demonstrate a strong prior association with the UK academic community. Please see also the British Academy’s guidance here: http://www.britac.ac.uk/funding/Postdoctoral_Fellowships_FAQs.cfm

The application deadline for the scheme itself will be in Autumn 2014; Oxford has its own internal deadlines and applicants interested in applying through a faculty in Oxford’s Humanities Division should follow the link here to the relevant deadlines and forms: http://www.humanities.ox.ac.uk/research/applying_from_outside_oxford/british_academy_postdoctoral_fellowships

You will need to identify a mentor from your chosen faculty/discipline, who will need to send a short statement (c. 250 words) in support of your application directly to us. The mentor statement should reach us by the specified deadlines (see above link).

Please note that a successful outcome of this Expression of Interest phase does not constitute the offer of a fellowship; applicants will still need to apply to the British Academy who will make awards according to their own criteria.

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Contrat : Lectureship in American History 1945 to present – University of Stirling

Lieu : Stirling

Début du contrat : décembre 2014

Date limite de candidature : 10 juillet 2014

 

We seek to appoint to an open-ended Lectureship in American History 1945 to the present, with special emphasis on transatlantlic relations. The successful candidate will have a broad background in post-1945 American history in a transatlantic context and be able to contribute to the interdisciplinary field of Atlantic Studies. Preference will be shown to candidates with a proven track record of research relating to, for example, the history of post-1945 US social policy in a transatlantic context, transatlantic economic and financial relations, transatlantic social movements, issues relating to transatlantic foreign and defence policies, transatlantic exchanges of ideas, or cultural diplomacy. Some expertise in how such transatlantic links impacted on European history after 1945 would be desirable, but is not essential. 

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Contrat : Lecturer in Modern European Cultural History – Durham University

Lieu : Durham University

Début du contrat : septembre 2014

Durée : 1 an

Date limite de candidature : 15 juillet 2014

 

 
The Department of History at Durham University seeks to appoint a lecturer (Grade 7) in the cultural history of modern Europe since 1750 for 12 months from 1 September 2014. The History Department is widely recognized as a leading centre of historical research and teaching, and consistently features in the top three UK History departments in league tables. Applicants should show how their research work will complement that of existing staff in the Department.