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Friends of Senate House Library - Senate House Library Visiting Research Fellowship

University of London - Senate House Library

Location: London
Salary: Please refer to Further Particulars on the UoL website
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 24th December 2018
Closes: 31st January 2019
Job Ref: 01217

Aims of Visiting Research Fellowship

Senate House Library, in partnership with the Friends of Senate House Library, invites applications for a Visiting Research Fellowship of up to 3 months that makes use of the Library’s world-class collections. The funds available to the successful candidate are up to £10,000 for the stated period.

As well as 50 named special collections and over 1,800 collections of archives and manuscripts, from the Middle Ages to present time, Senate House Library provides access to over a million printed items, arranged into 14 named subject collections, in addition to a nationally significant collection of print and electronic journals, and a growing range of e-resources and e-books, thus making it one of the world’s greatest research libraries for the study of the arts, literature, humanities and social sciences.

The Library is also a prime cultural destination in the heart of London, offering an innovative and exciting programme of free exhibitions and events for a wide range of audiences.

Senate House Library’s collections are particularly strong in eight core areas. Applicants are strongly encouraged to refer to one or more of these collecting and subject strengths as stated in the Further Particulars document in their application to ensure their project is aligned with the Library’s research priorities.

The deadline for applications is midnight on 31st January 2019.

For additional information, please refer to the attached Further Particulars document.

How to Apply

Before applying please make sure you are familiar with the purpose and terms of the Visiting Research Fellowship.

  • The application deadline for the Visiting Research Fellowship is 31st January 2019 at midnight.
  • Please specify the name of the Fellowship [Friends of Senate House Library/Senate House Library Visiting Research Fellowship] on all application documentation.

If you wish to be considered for this opportunity click the ‘Apply’ button below to complete personal details section and also upload your CV.

Please also complete the attached ‘Application Questions - 01217’ and submit the completed document with 2 references, with the subject FSHL/SHL Visiting Research Fellowship Application - 01217 to before the application deadline.

Please note that the University of London will be unable to sponsor candidates for a visa for this role. Therefore, successful applicants must be able to demonstrate their right to work in the UK for the duration of their employment.

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