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New position available: Post-doctoral Research Fellow, The Economic History of the Trade in Medieval Manuscripts c. 1900-1945

Post-doctoral Research Fellow: The Economic History of the Trade in Medieval Manuscripts c. 1900-1945
Closes soon: November 10th, 2019
Job reference number: 01501

School of Advanced Study

Location: London Senate House

Applications are invited for a Post-doctoral Research Fellowship in Economic History as part of the ERC Consolidator Grant Project: Cultural Values and the International Trade in Medieval European Manuscripts, c. 1900-1945 (CULTIVATE MSS). The position is a fixed-term two-year fellowship, and is expected to commence by the 1st January 2020. The Fellow will join the CULTIVATE MSS team to conduct research into the economic history of the trade in medieval manuscripts c. 1900-1945. This will include undertaking statistical analysis of the prices paid for manuscripts and books, and contextualisation of this data.

How to Apply

Applicants should submit (amalgamated in one document):

  • CV (including names of two referees)
  • Cover letter (detailing how the applicant’s track record prepares them for the role and what their research goals would be within the scope of the project)
  • Writing sample of 5,000 words
  • Applications close Sunday 10th November 2019. Shortlisted candidates will be notified by 18 November.

Interviews will take place on 26, 28, and 29 November.

If you would like to discuss the post informally, or have questions about the application process, contact Dr Laura Cleaver (

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