Research Fellow in History
University of Nottingham Department of History
United Kingdom

Research Fellow (Part-time, fixed-term)

Closing Date
Wednesday, 16th December 2020
Job Type
£30942 to £40322 per annum pro-rata depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

Applications are invited for the above post based at The Department of History, University of Nottingham. This post is jointly funded by Nottingham City Council, Arts Council England and University of Nottingham.  

The purpose of this role will be to research and develop further research agendas on trade and internationalisation in the Lace Market, Nottingham, in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The successful candidate will plan and conduct the research programme and write up their key outcomes for dissemination to Nottingham City Council and the general public. Research will be conducted in archives and via electronic means within Nottingham and further afield.  

Applications are welcome from those who have completed a PhD in history, and who have specific research expertise in international relations, industry, and/or trade from the eighteenth to twentieth centuries. Experience of work in public history would be advantageous for this role. 

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to use their initiative and creativity to identify areas for future research, to develop innovative research methods, and to extend their research portfolio. 

This post will be offered on a fixed-term contract for a period of six months from 4 January 2021. Hours of work are part-time (29 hours per week on average). Days of work per week can be flexible, but the candidate will be expected to attend scheduled meetings with relevant parties.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr David Gehring at Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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