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The John Rylands Research Institute

Research funding

Through research funding, we are creating a dynamic and vibrant international scholarly community.

Soudavar Memorial Foundation

The John Rylands Research Institute welcomes applications for a fixed-term Research Fellow/Cataloguer to work on the Persian Collections.

The deadline for applications is 5pm (GMT), Friday 23 February 2018.

The John Rylands Research Institute is pleased to welcome applications from candidates wishing to undertake a short-term research fellowship, generously funded by the Soudavar Memorial Foundation

 One 7-week research fellowship is available to conduct research on and catalogue the Library’s outstanding Persian language manuscripts.

Applicants are required to propose a research and cataloguing project focussing on a subset of the collection relevant to their experience and expertise. We particularly welcome proposals which focus on Persian tales and fables, science and medicine, or Persian poetry.

Fellows will receive an allowance of up to £2,500 per month for a maximum of 7 weeks; a dedicated workspace in the John Rylands Library, and access to curatorial and grant-writing support.

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Wellcome Research Bursary at the JRRI

Deadline for submissions: 5pm, Thursday 1 March 2018.

The John Rylands Research Institute is offering enhanced support for Early Career Researchers (those currently completing or within two years of the award of their doctorate) who wish to apply for a Wellcome Research Bursary.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please email by Thursday, 1 March 2018 with a 1 page CV and 250 words outlining how you would use the specified collections of The University of Manchester Library and how this work would form the basis of a larger postdoctoral project.

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