Research Associate in Medieval History

University of Bristol

United Kingdom

Research Associate in Medieval History, Art History and/or Material Culture


Job number



School of Arts

Contract type

Open Ended

Working pattern

Full time


£33199 - £37345 per annum

Closing date for applications


Applications are invited for one three-year Postdoctoral Research Associate (Medieval History, Art History and/or Material Culture) in the Department of Music, University of Bristol as part of the AHRC-funded research project Doctrine, devotion, and cultural expression in the cults of medieval Iberian saints, directed by Professor Emma Hornby.


The postdoctoral researcher will work full-time on the project for three years, undertaking individual and collaborative research and participating in project impact activities. (Applications from those wishing to be considered on a 0.5 FTE job share basis are also welcomed).


This post represents an excellent opportunity for someone early in their academic career to be an important part of a high-profile project and to gain experience of cutting-edge research, while also developing an independent publication profile.


Duration of appointment 2 September 2019 (or as soon as possible thereafter)– 1 September 2022.


As well as a CV, applicants are requested to provide a covering letter. In this, you should briefly describe your current research interests and outline how you meet the person specification. Shortlisted candidates may be asked to provide a sample of written work (for example, a PhD chapter or a journal article). It is expected that interviews will be held on 30 May 2019. 


Informal enquiries about the post are welcomed. Please contact: Professor Emma Hornby, Department of Music, via email :


We appreciate and value difference, seeking to attract, develop and retain a diverse mix of talentedpeople that will contribute to the overall success of Bristol and help maintain our position as one of the world’s leading universities.

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