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Mellon Early Career Research Fellow

The Ruskin School of Art seeks to appoint to this 3-year postdoctoral research fellowship, for research in the field of 'Muralism and Public Art in the Global South'. The Postdoctoral Fellow will be provided with working space in the Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH), and the appointment is in association with Wadham College, Oxford, where the postholder will be elected to a Junior Research Fellowship (JRF).

The position is funded by the Andrew W Mellon Foundation, and is part of TORCH's 'Humanities and Identities' project. The postholder will develop and deliver a research project in the field of 'Muralism and Public Art in the Global South', working with Professor Anthony Gardner and other scholars at the Ruskin School of Art. He/she will be expected to publish research of an internationally excellent standard, and to participate fully in the research and intellectual life of the Ruskin School of Art, TORCH, and Wadham College.

Election to a JRF at Wadham entails the postholder acting as a member of the College's Governing Body and a charity trustee. Duties for the college will include some undergraduate teaching, involvement in access and outreach activities, and acting as a college advisor to graduate students.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 5 February 2018.

For more information on how to apply, click here.