Jesus College graduate scholarship, linked with GLGW

Jesus College, Oxford Graduate Scholarship, generously funded by members of Jesus College History alumni.

This scholarship is linked to the TORCH network Globalising and Localising the Great War (GLGW) project, History Faculty, University of Oxford, for research on the First World War.

We wish to encourage applications for proposed doctoral theses to be based in the History Faculty that relate to the main project areas of GLGW:

• The Global-Imperial Dimension
• The Economics of War and Peace
• Global War and World Religions
• Military Law and Military-Civil Relations
• Global Cultural Representations of Conflict

When making the application it would be helpful to use the phrase ‘This proposed topic would fit with the Globalising and Localising the Great War Programme’ in the thesis proposal and to mention a member of the Programme as a prospective supervisor. We would wish particularly to encourage transnational and comparative projects, and would also welcome interdisciplinary projects.

Eligibility – Home/EU applicants
Value – Jesus College funds University and college fee, and full living expenses
Duration – up to four years (depending on period of fee liability)
Application – via University application form for graduate study by the January 2016 application deadline

For more information on Jesus College, see here.
For more information on the History Faculty, see here.
To apply, see the University of Oxford Application Guide here.

We hope to be able to contact successful candidates by 1 May 2016.

Call for Book Reviewers

The History Teacher is seeking book reviewers. The History Teacher is the most widely recognized journal in the United States supporting all areas of history education, pre-collegiate through university-level, with practical and insightful professional analyses of both traditional and innovative teaching techniques. The History Teacher is one of the key journals in the field of history education and research.

Our journal reviews books dealing with a wide range of historical topics as well as academic studies of teaching history. We cover all regions and periods. We welcome advanced graduate students as reviewers. If you might be interested to adding your name to our list of potential reviewers, please send an email including a CV and a brief description of your interests.

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Job posting: Senior Research Fellow – Project on Individual Liability in War

Senior Research Fellow – Project on Individual Liability in War
University of Oxford – Department of Politics and International Relations

The Department of Politics and International Relations is looking for an accomplished researcher in the fields of Just War Theory, Moral Philosophy or Political Theory to conduct a high-level research into moral issues arising from the increasing role of individuals in war.

This post is based in Oxford, Manor Road, OX1 3UQ, is available from 1 October 2015 or as soon as possible thereafter and is fixed-term for 2 years.

Working hours including office and remote working hours are 18.75 per week (0.5 FTE).

Closing date: 9th September 2015.

Further information here.

Vacancy: Lecturer in the History of the First World War (E&S), University of Exeter

University of Exeter – College of Humanities

The College wishes to recruit a Lecturer in the History of the First World War (Education and Scholarship) to deliver the level 3 Special Subject modules HIH3410 and HIH3411, ‘The Great War: a Comparative History’, providing maternity cover for a colleague. This part time (24% FTE) post is available from 1st September 2015 to 30th June 2016.

Location: Exeter
Salary: £33,242 to £37,394
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Contract / Temporary
Closes: 16th April 2015
Job Ref: P48317

Further details:

Vacancy: Research Fellow in European History, Trinity College Dublin

Vacancy for a post-doc position for 2015-2016
Fixed Term Contract; 12 months

Department of History, Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin
College Green, Dublin 2, Ireland

Applications are invited for a Research Fellowship to work on a Humanities in the European Research Area (HERA) funded research project entitled ‘Making War, Mapping Europe: Militarized Cultural Encounters, 1792-1920’. The post is available for a fixed term of one year from 30 June 2015.

This Research Fellow will be based at the Centre for War Studies in the Department of History, Trinity College Dublin. Working with Professor John Horne and Dr. Joseph Clarke, the Fellow will undertake research on the British military occupation of Jerusalem and Palestine from 1917 to the early 1920s. The Fellow will be expected to travel for research purposes and to contribute to the project by disseminating his/her research findings through participation in project workshops and international conferences and through publication. The successful candidate will also participate in the project’s regular international meetings and play a key role in organizing the final project conference in June 2016, which will be held in Trinity College Dublin. The fellow will benefit from career mentoring and will have considerable opportunity to develop his/her international publishing profile during the appointment period.

Closing date: 5pm on Sunday 15th March 2015

Further information: TCD CWS postd-doc

Job vacancy: Senior Communications and Engagement Adviser – First World War Centenary Programme

The First World War Centenary Programme has been established by the New Zealand government to mark the First World War centenary through a range of national and community commemorations and activities from 2014 to 2019.

Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage, Wellington, New Zealand has a vacancy for a Senior Communications and Engagement Adviser First World War Centenary Programme.

Full time – Fixed term or Secondment for a period of nine months

Applications close 5pm Wednesday 14 January (NZ time)

Further information here.