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Research Fellow on Marston project, University of Leeds, Faculty of Arts, School of English
Due: 22 July 2015

Fixed term, 5 years full-time from 1 September 2015

Applications are invited for a Research Fellow to assist the General Editors of the newly commissioned Oxford Edition of John Marston. This major new project will create the first modern critical edition (in print and digital form) of Marston’s complete works. The successful applicant will be based at Leeds, and will be part of a fourteen-strong editorial team working under the direction of Professor Martin Butler (Leeds) and Professor Matthew Steggle (Sheffield Hallam).

You will undertake collation of printed books and manuscripts in Britain and the UK, help to prepare the old-spelling text, compile contextual materials for the edition, and assist with the work of editorial checking and correction. In addition, the role will involve managing the edition’s website and digital output, liaising with other members of the editorial team, and organising the workshops and public events associated with the project.

You will have a PhD in early modern English Literature or related subject along with experience of working with 17th Century books and manuscripts.

University Grade 7 (£31,342 – £37,394 p.a.; funding limitations mean that the initial appointment will be made no higher than £32,277 p.a.).

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Martin Butler, tel +44 (0)113 343 4766, email

Closing Date: 22 July 2015 Interviews are expected to be held on 13 August 2015

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Part time Administrative Assistant, Renaissance Society of America, New York

Due: 31 July

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Lecturer in Early Modern History (1 year), Cardiff University – Cardiff School of History, Archaeology and Religion

Due: 4 August

Salary: £31,342 to £37,394 Per annum (Grade 6)
Hours: Full Time
Job Ref: 3576BR
The School of History, Archaeology and Religion wishes to appoint a one-year fixed term lecturer in Early Modern History (c.1500–1750) to cover the absence of a member of staff who has been awarded a research fellowship by the Leverhulme Trust.

Applicants for the post should have a record of, or potential for, excellence in research in any field of Early Modern History, although a specialism in social and cultural history might be an advantage. Applicants should have the ability to deliver high-quality teaching in early modern history at undergraduate and postgraduate level , and in particular should be able to teach a Year One module on Early Modern England and Wales . The successful applicant should also participate in the general life of the School, including administrative duties, as appropriate.

This vacancy is fixed-term for One year

Cardiff University reserves the right to close the pool earlier should sufficient applications be received.

 Assistant Professor of Byzantine Studies, Central European University – Department of Medieval Studies, Budapest

Closes: 30th August 2015

Hours: Full Time; Contract / Temporary
Job Ref: 2015/031
Starting date: January 2016

The Department of Medieval Studies at Central European University (CEU) invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Byzantine Studies. The successful candidate will be an outstanding researcher and teacher in the field Byzantine Studies, with the ability to teach, and supervise, across a broad chronological range from ca. 500 to 1500. The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining and further developing the profile of Byzantine Studies at the Department of Medieval Studies and is expected to be an active member of the Center for Eastern Mediterranean Studies (CEMS).

Qualification: The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in the field of Byzantine Studies.

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Princeton University Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts

Due: 15 September

 Princeton University Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts Postdoctoral Fellowships in Humanities and Social Sciences 2016-2019 Application deadline: September 15, 2015Princeton Society of Fellows invites applications for three-year postdoctoral fellowships 2016-2019 for recent PhDs (from Jan. 2014) in humanities or allied social sciences. FOUR appointments to pursue research and teach half-time in the following areas: Open discipline (three fellowships); Humanistic Studies. Annual salary: approx. $82,000. For eligibility, fellowship and application details, see

Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities, Penn Humanities Forum, Topic: TRANSLATION

Application Deadline: October 15, 2015

The Penn Humanities Forum awards five (5) one-year Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships each academic year to junior scholars in the humanities who are no more than eight years out of their doctorate and who are not yet tenured (may not be tenured during the fellowship year). Scholars are required to spend the year (September–May) in residence at Penn.

The Fellowship carries an annual stipend of $46,500 plus single-coverage health insurance (fellows are responsible for coverage for any dependents) and a $2500 research fund. Fellows teach one undergraduate course in addition to conducting their research.

The PhD is the only eligible terminal degree (MFAs and other doctorates such as EdD are ineligible). Humanists and those in related fields (e.g., anthropology, history of science) are eligible to apply. Exclusions are proposals in social science disciplines, educational curriculum building, and work by performing artists (n.b., scholars of performance areeligible).

The fellowship is open to all scholars, national and international, who meet application terms. International scholars are appointed under a J-1 visa only (Research Scholar status). No exceptions can be made, and the Penn Humanities Forum reserves the right to cancel awards if the recipient is unable to meet this condition. Applicants should consult the international programs office at their current university to confirm eligibility before applying for this fellowship.