Job advert: Research Fellow in Business History (15 April)

Cross-posted from the ABH mailing list. Please contact Anna Greenwood for questions.

Research Fellow for the Dept of History


Location:  University Park
Salary:  £28,982 to £37,768 per annum, depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Closing Date:  Friday 15 April 2016
Reference:  ARTS031316

Applications are invited for the above Research Assistant post based at University of Nottingham working with Dr Anna Greenwood on her project ‘Boots and the Colonial World: Imperial Networks and the Business of Empire: 1919-1960’. Focusing on a range of colonial and commonwealth regions (India, Africa, New Zealand, Australia and Fiji), the project will analyse Boots’ negotiation of the colonial market between 1919 and the end of Empire in 1960.

The successful candidate will be responsible for undertaking the first mapping of the international history of Boots, working closely with the archivist team at the Walgreens Boots Alliance archive in Nottingham. Duties will include:  archival research, secondary reading, the development of a larger funding bid and the organization of a workshop.

A limited amount of travel and irregular hours are expected as defined by the needs of the role.

Candidates must have a completed doctorate in medical history, colonial history, international history or business history. Some experience of academic event organisation and grant construction would also be desirable.

This full-time post will be offered on a fixed-term contract from 1stSeptember 2016 to 31st August 2017.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Anna Greenwood on email; . Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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