Trinity Long Room Hub Visiting Research Fellowship Programme 2017-18

Trinity Long Room Hub, Trinity College Dublin
Deadline: October 31, 2016


Established in 2006, the Trinity Long Room Hub is dedicated to advancing Trinity College Dublin’s rich tradition of research excellence in the Arts and Humanities. 
Its partners are the university’s nine Arts and Humanities Schools (encompassing over 20 disciplines) and the Library. It provides an experimental and provocative intellectual space which acts as a catalyst for conversations and collaborations on interdisciplinary research addressing some of the major challenges facing the world today. It is also devoted to promoting the importance of Arts and Humanities research for society and has become Ireland’s premier site for exciting debates on contemporary issues.

Fellows recruited will:

  • be provided with a 12 month fully paid fellowship based in the Trinity Long Room Hub, Trinity College Dublin
  • strengthen research skills via the appointment of an academic mentor based in one of Trinity’s Arts and Humanities schools
  • benefit from structured career development planning
  • undertake transferable skills training
  • have the opportunity to undertake a secondment in the non-academic sector in Ireland or another EU member state during their fellowship for up to 2 months


  • Experienced researchers who at the date of recruitment under this fellowship programme (1 October 2017) are in possession of a doctoral degree or at least 4 years of full-time equivalent research experience
  • Applicants of any nationality are welcome. Applicants must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in the Republic of Ireland for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to the date of recruitment under this fellowship programme)
  • Applicants must have fluent spoken and written English
  • Applicants must be prepared to take up their 12 month fellowships from 1 October 2017 to 30 September 2018
  • Applicants must be in a position  to submit a proposal closely aligned with one of Trinity College Dublin’s five Arts and Humanities led research themes which the Trinity Long Room Hub supports: Identities in Transformation; Digital Humanities; Making Ireland; Creative Arts Practice and Manuscript, Book and Print Cultures

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