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Henry Moore Institute Post-doctoral Research Fellowship Program 2018, UK


April 16, 2018


Opportunity Cover Image - Henry Moore Institute Post-doctoral Research Fellowship Program 2018, UK

Post-doctoral Research Fellowship at the Henry Moore Institute 

The Henry Moore Institute is dedicated to celebrating sculpture. Institute welcomes everyone to experience, study and enjoy sculpture.

Henry Moore Institute is an international research center located in the vibrant city of Leeds, where Henry Moore began his training as a sculptor. In the iconic building, Institute hosts a year-round changing programme of historical, modern and contemporary exhibitions presenting sculpture from across the world.

Each year Institute hosts over a hundred powerful discussions, bringing the brightest thinkers together to share ideas. The Institute is a hub for sculpture, connecting a global network of artists and scholars.

As a part of the Henry Moore Foundation, an independent art charity, it is Institute's mission to bring people together to think about why sculpture matters.

Fellowship Program Overview

The Institute invites applications for a two-year fellowship, beginning in Spring 2018. Based at the Henry Moore Institute in Leeds, the Post-doctoral Fellow’s research focus should be pre-twentieth-century, paying particular attention to the ways in which history is engaged within the present.

The Post-doctoral Research Fellowship is funded by The Henry Moore Foundation’s Grants Programme. The successful Fellow will receive a grant of £21,000 per annum, for two years, payable quarterly. This grant is to cover living and all research associated expenses.

Fellowship Specifications:

  • The Post-doctoral Research Fellow will work on publishing a book based on their doctoral research. 
  • The Research Fellow will attend Henry Moore Institute events, providing additional academic response and feedback to research and exhibition development. 
  • The Research Fellow will deliver at least two academic papers at conferences/ universities/museums relating to the Fellow’s own research. 
  • The Research Fellow will provide regular six-month updates to the Head of Research, the post-doctoral Fellow’s supervisor for the duration of the fellowship. 
  • The Fellow will be expected to be based at the Henry Moore Institute, for a minimum of two days per week.

Applicants for this fellowship should submit:

  • A proposal for a conference on a subject related to his/her interests 
  • A curriculum vitae
  • References from their doctoral supervisor and one other academic referee 
  • A synopsis of their doctoral research and of their book project.

Notes to applicants

  • The Fellow will be expected to assist with events which take place on evenings and weekends 

  • For non-EU citizens, the Fellow must apply for a work visa on receipt of their sponsor certificate number which will be provided by the Henry Moore Foundation.

For more information click "LINK TO ORIGINAL" below.

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Publish Date
March 01, 2018


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