Humanities Research Centre doctoral and postdoctoral fellowships

Posted on 6 March 2017

We are pleased to announce the opening of applications for the Humanities Research Centre Doctoral Fellowships and Postdoctoral Research Fellowships.

HRC Doctoral Fellowships 

HRC doctoral fellowships are open to York arts and humanities PhD students currently in their third year of full time study (or at the equivalent stage of part time study). Each eligible HRC-affiliated department or centre - Archaeology, English and Related Literature, History, History of Art, Language and Linguistic Science, Music, Philosophy, Theatre, Film and Television and the Centre for Medieval Studies - may nominate one candidate for an HRC Doctoral Fellowship. The nine resulting candidates will then automatically progress to the HRC Doctoral Fellowship Finals which will take place throughout the afternoon of Tuesday 27th June.  

More details of the fellowships and the application process can be found here: http://www.york.ac.uk/hrc/postgraduate/opportunities/fellowships/hrc-doctoral/.  Applications must be received by departments by Tuesday 9th May, and the departmental nominations must reach the HRC by Tuesday 30th May.  

HRC Postdoctoral Research Fellowships 

HRC postdoctoral research fellowships are open to recent York arts and humanities doctoral graduates.  The fellowships are non-stipendiary but come with a modest research grant, associate status in the HRC and desk space in the Berrick Saul Building.  The fellowships run for an academic year, from 25th September 2017 to 23rd September 2018. 

Each of the eight arts and humanities departments (Archaeology, English, History, History of Art, Language and Linguistic Science, Music, Philosophy and Theatre, Film and Television and one PhD-admitting centre (Centre for Medieval Studies) may nominate one recent doctoral graduate for a fellowship.

More details of the fellowships and the application form are available on the HRC website: http://www.york.ac.uk/hrc/postgraduate/opportunities/fellowships/hrc-postdoctoral/.  Applications must be received by departments by Tuesday 9th May, and all departmental nominations must reach the HRC by Tuesday 30th May.