Fellowship: Dumbarton Oaks Byzantine Studies Fellowships

Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, DC, USA

Deadline: 1 November 2019

Fellowships (junior, regular, summer, Tyler) are awarded to scholars on the basis of demonstrated scholarly ability and preparation of the candidate, including knowledge of requisite languages, interest and value of the study or project, and the project’s relevance to the resources of Dumbarton Oaks. Applications due November 1, 2019 for the 2020-2021 academic year.

For further information on all awards, please visit the Dumbarton Oaks website.

Fellowship: Research Fellow in Early Mediaeval History

University of St Andrews – School of History

Deadline 17 June 2019

Start Date: 1 August 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter

Fixed Term until 31 March 2023

Applications are invited for Fixed Term Research Fellowship in Global Medieval History tenable from 1 August 2019 to 31 March 2023. The position is part of the “Identifying the Blocks that Build Global History in the Middle Ages” project funded by the British Academy under its Global Professorships scheme. The PI on the project is Professor Eduardo Manzano Moreno (St Andrews / Madrid) The School of History welcomes applications from historians working on any topic related to the areas covered by this project, i.e. Europe, China, India and the Middle East (including North Africa). A command of any language of the textual traditions of any of these areas will be a requisite. In addition to pursuing research of his/her own design, the successful applicant will be required to participate in the broader work of the project by coordinating seminars, workshops, conferences and outreach activities, and by taking a leading role in the design of the project´s outreach in social media. He/she will also be responsible for editing one of the volumes which will result from the project.

Applicants should have completed or nearly completed a PhD in a related topic.

Further information on the University and the School of History can be found at the University website (www.st-andrews.ac.uk).

To discuss this post informally candidates may contact Professor Manzano Moreno (emm28@st-andrews.ac.uk) or the Head of School, Professor MacLean (hhis@st-andrews.ac.uk).

The University is committed to equality for all, demonstrated through our working on diversity awards (ECU Athena SWAN/Race Charters; Carer Positive; LGBT Charter; and Stonewall). More details can be found at http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/hr/edi/diversityawards/.

Closing Date: 17 June 2019

Please quote ref: AR2224HM

Further Particulars: AR2224HM FPs.doc

Fellowship: Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships – Medieval and Early Modern Studies

Newcastle University

Deadline: 15 June 2019

Newcastle University’s Medieval and Early Modern Studies Faculty Research Group https://research.ncl.ac.uk/mems/ invites expressions of interest from eligible researchers seeking to apply to the Individual Fellowship-European Fellowship scheme of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions. These Fellowships last 12-24 months and have a research project as their focus, with a strong element of advanced training both in the research area and in transferable skills. The ideal fellow will be able to engage in a two-way transfer of knowledge, acquiring skills and/or knowledge from and sharing her or his expertise with Newcastle researchers.

Medieval and Early Modern Research Studies is an interdisciplinary research group which incorporates MEDLAB (Early Medieval, Late Antique and Byzantine Studies). MEMS’ members belong to the disciplines of Literature, Linguistics, Archaeology, Architecture, History, Classics and Music and are listed here:https://research.ncl.ac.uk/mems/people/

Some indicative research projects are listed here:

We specifically welcome applications in the following key areas:
•Byzantine Studies
•Roman frontier studies
•Late medieval and early modern book history and manuscript studies
•Music and musical performance/performers in the medieval and early modern periods
•European intellectual and religious history
•Histories of print especially those concerned with small print cities or alternative/forgotten histories of print.
•Scholarly editing projects.
•Digital humanities projects such as those falling under the interests of the ATNU project https://research.ncl.ac.uk/atnu/

We cordially encourage applications from outstanding scholars eager to work in an interdisciplinary environment for the Individual Fellowship Scheme. Applicants must have a compelling track record appropriate to their career stage of peer-reviewed publication(s) in internationally recognised outlets, conference invitations or other indicators of success.

For full particulars, see: https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BSD650/marie-sklodowska-curie-individual-fellowships-medieval-and-early-modern-studies