|Salary:||A grant of £3,500 to cover travel, accommodation and living expenses|
|Hours:||Full Time, Part Time|
|Placed On:||4th December 2018|
|Closes:||1st February 2019|
The Visiting Fellowship offers an opportunity to visit UCL to conduct research on a topic centred on the UCL Special Collections holdings. The successful candidate will spend up to six weeks, or the part-time equivalent, at UCL researching the collections. The Fellowship must be taken up between July and December 2019.
The aims of the Fellowship are to raise awareness of the collections amongst the research community, to facilitate new research into UCL Special Collections, and to disseminate the research outcomes to academic and non-academic audiences.
The Visiting Fellow will receive:
The Visiting Fellow will be responsible for providing any additional equipment that they need to complete their project, such as laptops and software, themselves. Applicants should specify any additional resource requirements in their application.
The Fellow will be required to provide, as a minimum:
UCL Special Collections
UCL Special Collections holds one of the foremost university collections of manuscripts, archives and rare books in the UK. They include fine collections of medieval manuscripts and early printed books as well as highly important 19th and 20th century collections of personal papers, archival material, and literature, covering a vast range of subject areas.
The core subject strengths of the collections are:
For details of our collections, please see:
Eligibility and Selection Criteria
The Fellowship is open to researchers external to UCL in any discipline at all levels from PhD onwards. Fellows need to ensure that they are eligible to work in the UK before making arrangements.
The Selection Committee will consider applications according to the following criteria:
The deadline for applications is 10am on 1 February 2019.
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