The Dept of Classics and Ancient History, University of Warwick invites outstanding early career postdoctoral researchers to contact us with a view to applying for postdoctoral research fellowships (details below). Our Dept has particular interest in hosting researchers working within areas relevant to our research clusters:
-Ancient Literature and Thought
-Medical Humanities and Greco-Arabic Studies
Recent research projects include ‘The Materiality of Graeco-Roman Festivals’; ‘Token Communities in the Ancient Mediterranean’; ‘Rome and the Coinages of the Mediterranean’; ‘Ashmolean Latin Inscriptions Project’; ‘A literary history of medicine: the best accounts of the classes of physicians by Ibn Abi Usaybi`ah (d. 1270)’. Early career researchers at Warwick have many opportunities to receive professional training, to apply for internal funding to support the organisation of research events, and to work in a stimulating interdisciplinary research environment. Our Dept was recently assessed as 3rd in the UK for Research Excellence in Classics: www.timeshighereducation.com/news/ref-2021-classics.
To discover more about the Dept’s research interests and to identify a potential mentor:
Please check carefully the criteria for eligibility for each scheme before contacting us.
Please first contact a potential mentor in the Dept and then send the following to Prof. Alison Cooley, Director of Research ([email protected]):
-2-page outline of proposed project
-Academic curriculum vitae
These schemes are all extremely competitive. The Dept will select the strongest and most suitable applicants for support, but regrets that it will be unable to support every applicant.
Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship (3 years)
Deadlines: Friday 25th November 2022 for contacting the Dept. Application deadline 23 February 2023, 4pm.
Newton International Fellowships (British Academy) (2 years)
Deadlines: 1st December for contacting the Dept. Application deadline expected during March 2023.