Research Fellow

Queen's University Belfast - School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics

Founded in 1845 as Queen’s College Belfast, we became an independent university in 1908. Today, we’re a member of the Russell Group, combining excellence in research and education with a student-centred ethos.

The post is available until 31 January 2019 to be an active member of the research project/team assisting in the development of the research and the planning and delivery of the oral history element of this research project so that the overall research objectives of the project are met.

Our five core values (Respect, Integrity, Excellence, Ambition, Connected) have been developed by staff and students. They express our shared understanding of what we believe, how we aim to behave and what we aspire to be as an international organisation.

The successful candidate must:

  • First or upper second class degree in History or related discipline.
  • PhD in History in closely related discipline.
  • At least 3 years relevant research experience in oral history/interviewing.
  • Ability to contribute to broader management and administrative processes.
  • Contribute to the School’s outreach programme by links with industry, community groups etc.

Full criteria can be found online at 

Further information about the School can be found at

Anticipated interview date:  Monday 22 January 2018

Salary scale: £32,548 - £42,418 per annum (including contribution points) 

Closing date: Wednesday 3 January 2018

Apply online at For further information or assistance contact Human Resources, Queen’s University Belfast, BT7 1NN. Telephone (028) 9097 3044 or email on

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit. It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society and particularly welcomes applications from people with a disability.

Fixed term contract posts are available for the stated period in the first instance but in particular circumstances may be renewed or made permanent subject to availability of funding.

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