The School of History, Classics & Archaeology at the University of Edinburgh invites applications for one Chancellor’s Fellowship. These fellowships are designed to support talented early career researchers to develop into a leading research-active academic at the University of Edinburgh.
The College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences is appointing up to 10 Chancellor’s Fellows, who will have a demonstrable track record of innovative research, teaching and/or knowledge exchange, and the potential to make an outstanding contribution to furthering the University’s and the College’s strategic goals.
Applications are welcome from researchers from any discipline represented in the School of History, Classics and Archaeology. For the purposes of this call, the School is keen to highlight the following themes:
- Ancient medicine
- Ancient localisms and the environment
- Digital Classics
- Ancient climate history
- One Health
- Innovative heritage (Digital heritage, Ocean heritage)
- Using the past to inform global challenges (climate mitigation, clean energy, gender equality, good health, sustainable cities, quality education)
- Environmental histories
- Indigenous histories
- History of the built environment/historical archaeology/early modern Scotland and its place in the world
- Technology, employment, productivity and the economy
- Eighteenth-century European political thought (including the history of knowledge, intellectual history, history of science)
We particularly welcome researchers working across different disciplines, and who have experience of/demonstrable potential to lead interdisciplinary initiatives.