UOA History Innovation Fund Post Doctoral Fellow Applications

The School of Humanities: Te Puna Aronui invites applications for the 2023 History Innovation Fund Postdoctoral Research Fellowship.

This fellowship offers early career support for an outstanding recent PhD graduate in history, enabling them to undertake research and writing for publication, whilst also providing some teaching experience. The successful applicant will be accommodated within the History discipline and have access to the university’s library resources.

Applications are encouraged from within New Zealand and from those who are living overseas and would use the fellowship to return to New Zealand to continue their research careers. Applicants are required to specify the nature of their chosen research project and their expected outputs. This will form a critical part of application process. Preference will be given to projects connected with Aotearoa New Zealand and /or Māori history.

Running for the 2023 academic year (March 1-November 30) the fellowship will be remunerated at the University’s Research Fellow 1 rate. Applicants are required to have had their PhD conferred no more than four years before the application closing date. (So conferred on or after 01 January 2018).

Applications should include a description of the proposed research and research outputs (1000 word max), an academic CV, and the names and contact details of two referees.  Inquires may be directed to the Head of the School of Humanities, Professor Malcolm Campbell, at mc.campbell@auckland.ac.nz

The closing date is Friday 30 September 2022.