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ESHSS Essay Prize

The Committee of the Economic and Social History Society of Scotland awards two postgraduate essay prizes, which run in alternating years: the ESHSS prize and the Checkland Essay Prize.  The ESHSS prize is a postgraduate prize for a research essay on a Scottish theme in the general area of economic, social and cultural history.  Winning essays are automatically considered for publication in the Journal of Scottish Historical Studies.

The next deadline for the ESHSS essay prize is December 31, 2017.  Further details are available on the Society’s website.



Lecturer in Economic & Social History
University of Glasgow – School of Social & Political Sciences

Salary: £33,943 to £48,327 per annum.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed on: 7th June 2017
Closes: 9th July 2017

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Research Associate

University of Glasgow – School of Geographical & Earth Sciences

Salary: £33,943 to £38,183 pro rata, per annum.
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed on: 27th June 2017
Closes: 31st July 2017

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Postdoctoral Fellowship

Society for Renaissance Studies

Postdoctoral Fellowships
Location: All Locations
Salary: £8,000
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Contract / Temporary
Placed on: 1st February 2017
Closes: 31st May 2017