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Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship announced

3 December 2015

The School of History, Archaeology and Religion is delighted to announce a prized Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship for 2016.

Early Career Fellowships aim to provide career development opportunities for those who are at a relatively early stage of their academic careers, but who have a proven record of research.  The scheme enables early career researchers to undertake a significant piece of publishable work.

This Fellowship is open to academics in the fields of Ancient History, Archaeology, Conservation, History or Religious and Theological Studies. Fellowships are tenable for three years on a full-time basis.

Director of Research in the School, Dr James Hegarty said: ‘We are delighted to offer this prestigious Fellowship, open across our discipline areas within the School. We look forward to receiving excellent applications from applicants across the UK.’

This scheme is jointly match-funded by the Leverhulme Trust and the School of History, Archaeology and Religion. The Trust contributes 50% of each Fellow's total salary costs up to a maximum of £24,000 per annum and the balance is paid by the host institution.

Interested applicants should visit the Leverhulme Trust website for more information and to download application forms. Completed applications should be emailed to the School by Friday 15 January 2016 (5pm GMT).

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