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School of Arts Research Fellowships

The School of Arts is committed to supporting postdoctoral and early career fellowships. We consider eligible applications from suitable PhD students and early career researchers of postdoctoral standing, whether or not they have a current affiliation with Birkbeck.

See a list of current research students in the School of Arts; English, Theatre and Creative Writing; Cultures and Languages; Film, Media and Cultural Studies and History of Art.

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ASSOCIATE RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS

  • The School of Arts offers a limited number of Associate Research Fellow affiliations to early career researchers who have recently finished their PhD at Birkbeck. Fellowships will normally last one academic year and selection of fellows will be based on the applicants’ plans to contribute to the research environment of the School, its Research Centres, interest, and priorities.
  • How to apply or renew
    • Applications will open on 4 April 2021 and close on 17 May 2021.
    • Applicants must submit a 500 word statement to , explaining current research, the synergy with the department and/or research centre, and what kinds of research activities the fellow will be involved with.
    • The School's Research Committee will discuss any fellowship applications and renewals.

HONORARY RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS

  • Like research fellows, the School of Arts offers honorary research fellowships to academics who contribute to research within our departments. Honorary Research Fellows should have a rich body of research or expertise within their field and should be active in
  • Has a significant reputation in the field of research/expertise and may be active in disseminating findings through publications and conferences.

  • How to apply or renew
    • Applications will open on 4 April 2021 and close on 17 May 2021.
    • Applicants must submit a 500 word statement to , explaining current research, the synergy with the department and/or research centre, and what kinds of research activities the fellow will be involved with.
    • The School's Research Committee will discuss any fellowship applications and renewals.