BRIHC Research Fellow

Страна: Великобритания;

Дедлайн: 21.07.2019



Position Details 

Grade 7: Full time starting salary is normally in the range £30,395 to £39,609. With potential progression once in post to £42,036 a year.

Full Time

Fixed Term until 31 August 2021

Closing date: 21 July 2019


Role Purpose 

To create, and contribute to the creation of, knowledge by undertaking a range of activities (specified below) related both to the Fellow’s independent research programme, and to collaborative activities undertaken within BRIHC. This position would suit a candidate in the early stages of their academic career who has not already held a Research Fellow or analogous position. It is not available to previous holders of a BRIHC Research Fellowship.

  Main Responsibilities 

  • Develop research objectives and proposals for own or joint research, with assistance of a mentor
  • Undertake research in history broadly defined
  • Write or contribute to writing bids for research funding
  • Apply knowledge in a way which develops new intellectual understanding
  • Disseminate research findings to academic audiences via publications, research seminars, conference presentations, etc.
  • Disseminate, or contribute to the dissemination of, research findings to public audiences.
  • Where agreed with the Fellow and the Institute’s Director, contribute to School research-related activities and research-related administration by organising (an) event(s) through BRIHC.
  • Deal with problems that may affect the achievement of research objectives and deadlines
  • With the agreement of the Institute’s Director, undertake teaching duties
  • With the agreement of the Institute’s Director, supervise students on research related work and provide guidance to PhD students.


Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications and Experience Required 

  • A good first degree and normally, a PhD ideally within African Studies, Archaeology, Classics (including Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies) or History
  • High level analytical capability
  • Ability to communicate complex information clearly
  • Ability to assess resource requirements and use resources effectively
  • Understanding of and ability to contribute to broader management/administration processes Experience of organising research-related activities, e.g. conferences, seminar series and/or impact-related activities, e.g. public talks, school visits, etc.