|Salary:||A grant of £3,500|
|Placed On:||12th November 2021|
|Closes:||6th February 2022|
The UCL Research Institute for Collections is offering an inaugural Visiting Fellowship in Special Collections for a scholar in any field of study to visit UCL to conduct research on a topic focused on the UCL Special Collections holdings.
The successful candidate will spend up to six weeks between April and December 2022 at UCL researching the collections.
The aims of the Fellowship are to facilitate new research into UCL Special Collections and to raise awareness of the collections amongst the research community and the general public. The Fellow will be expected to engage with the curatorial and research community at UCL, and to disseminate the research outcomes to academic and non-academic audiences. Fellows will have the option of having their work considered for publication by UCL Press.
The Visiting Fellow will receive:
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:
Eligibility and Selection Criteria
The Fellowship is open to researchers external to UCL in any discipline. Applicants must have been awarded their PhD by 31 January 2022. 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 6 February 2022:
Type / Role: