History PhD studentship

A full-time History PhD studentship is available at the University of Wolverhampton: Retailing, didstribution and consumption history are among the subjects covered. Please do bring the information below to the attention of any suitable candidates

History Studentship

The School of Law, Social Sciences and Communications, University of Wolverhampton

Applications are invited for a full-time PhD Studentship in History.
The post is available to Social Science, Humanities or cognate graduates. The studentship is to run for three years, with an initial annual stipend of £13,750.  Applicants from outside the UK are welcome. 
Applicants will ideally possess a first or upper second-class honours degree (at least a 2.1) and a Masters qualification from a UK University, or a qualification regarded by the University as equivalent, and will be expected to register for a higher degree.

Applicants should include a 500-word outline of their research project which should be linked to the areas of expertise in the Department. Such strengths are: Trade, Retailing and Consumption; Conflict and Peace Studies (including Military History, Terrorism and Conflict Resolution); German History; Labour history; Textile and Dress History; Youth Culture and Popular Music, Working Class History.

The outline should include title of project, aims, research questions and sources to be used.

LSSC current MPhil/PhD students are not eligible to apply for this post.

Interviews (including a short presentation) are expected to be held on Friday 1st March 2013.

Further details and application forms (returnable by Friday 22nd February 2013) are available from:

Jacqueline Jones,
Research Administrator,,
Room MC309, School of Law, Social Sciences and Communications,
University of Wolverhampton,
Wulfruna Street, Wolverhampton,

Tel:  01902 322145. E-mail Jacqueline.Jones@wlv.ac.uk

The University is eager to attract larger numbers of applications from groups of people currently under-represented amongst the institution’s research community – especially from women and people from ethnic minority groups.


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