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Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship

The Centre for the Study of the Renaissance (CSR) at the University of Warwick is pleased to invite Expressions of Interest from highly qualified researchers in the field who seek to apply for a Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship, tenable in the Centre. The CSR is a buoyant hub of interdisciplinary research, with a well-established international reputation. Specialisms range from the Middle Ages to the seventeenth century, in particular covering Italy, France, Spain, England, the Holy Roman Empire, and their territories. Colleagues and their research interests can be found here, under 'academic staff' https://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/ren/about_us/centrestaff/

Please see http://www.leverhulme.ac.uk/funding/ECF/ECF.cfm for details of eligibility and the application procedure.

Interested applicants are invited to send the following documents by Tuesday, 8 January 2019, both to the CSR's administrator Jayne Sweet (renaissance@warwick.ac.uk) and to the Centre's director David Lines (D.A.Lines@warwick.ac.uk):

  • a short description of their proposed project (maximum 2 A4 pages)
  • a copy of their CV (maximum 2 A4 pages), with indication of numbers of words for items in press
  • a statement indicating:
  1. why they would like to hold a fellowship at Warwick
  2. the precise title, length and status of any monograph in press
  3. how they would contribute to the Centre's programmes of research and teaching
  4. the name of an academic at the University of Warwick whose research is relevant to their work and who would be willing to support their project
  5. the names of three referees (letters are not required at this stage)

The Leverhulme Trust's website is likely to address most questions. For other queries, you are welcome to contact the Centre's director.

The Centre will endeavour to select and inform its successful candidates by Friday, 18 January. Successful candidates will normally have a monograph in press, or will at the very least have had their book proposal accepted.