Opler Research Fellowship in Architectural History

Worcester College, Oxford University, October 01, 2011

Application deadline: Jan 10, 2011

Worcester College, Oxford is pleased to be able to offer a two year residential Fellowship in the study of Renaissance or Baroque architectural history through the generosity of the Scott Opler Foundation.

Applications are invited from scholars of any nationality and academic affiliation in the final year of their dissertation or within the first four years after the completion of their Ph.D., D.Phil. or comparable degree.

Topics may include any area or aspect of European architectural history during the Renaissance or Baroque era including urbanism, landscape and garden history, drawing and design method, theory and publication, architectural representation, as well as studies of architecture and related disciplines.

The Opler Research Fellow will receive a stipend of £25,751 per annum (revised annually) and will have access to certain travel, research and publication funds.  The Fellow is entitled to free accommodation and, when the kitchens are open, to free meals in the College as a member of the Senior Common Room.

It is expected that the Fellow may need to travel for the purposes of research but he or she will be based in Oxford for the duration of the Fellowship.

Applications must be received by Monday, 10th January 2011 and should include an official Application Form, a statement of the proposed research programme, and a current curriculum vitae.  Applicants must also arrange for two confidential letters of recommendation to be sent direct to the College by the same date.  Applications and references
may be sent by e-mail as PDF documents.  Interviews for a final group of candidates will be scheduled in late February/early March 2011.

Further particulars and an application form may be obtained from:
http://www.worc.ox.ac.uk/Notices%20and%20News/a_index.php or from the  Provost’s Secretary, Worcester College, Oxford OX1 2HB, Tel +44 (0)1865 278362, Fax + 44 (0)1865 7931, email corinna.hilton@worcester.ox.ac.uk.