The Caird Fellowship Scheme is not currently accepting new applications, as the team work on a revised research strategy for Royal Museums Greenwich.
This page will be updated with information about fellowships as soon as available.
We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
Royal Museums Greenwich has a well-established fellowship programme supporting high-quality research that provides new perspectives on our collections and supports our public programmes, events and displays. We welcome applications that engage with the guiding concepts flowing from the Museum's social purpose such as identity, diversity, community, creativity and human impacts on the planet and our natural world. Specific themes for our 2022-23 fellowships are as follows:
Engagement with our collections is essential, and applicants unfamiliar with these resources should consult the Museum’s Library and Archive online catalogues before submitting an application.
This year we also have some specific collection-based themes:
We welcome applications within (but not restricted to) a range of disciplines including:
The Museum supports innovative and cross-disciplinary research, and is also keen to encourage creative, practice-based and community-based projects in areas such as the visual arts, heritage, performance and literature. If your application falls into these categories, we strongly recommend that you make contact with the museum before submitting your proposal so that we can ensure its eligibility within the fellowship programme. Please address your enquiry to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Royal Museums Greenwich actively encourages candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply. The fellowship programme typically supports study at a post-doctoral or equivalent level, and we welcome applications from candidates of all nationalities and career stages. Queries regarding eligibility should be sent to: email@example.com
The deadline for applications has been extended to midday on Monday 31 January.
Four documents are required:
*While the Museum does not undertake to assist with publishing research work accomplished during the Fellowship, we are keen to explore potential routes to publication where the candidate and the Museum believe this would be beneficial.
Please note: e-mailed applications are preferred, although we will also accept applications by post.
Please return your application form, CV, research proposal and timetable to:
National Maritime Museum
Greenwich, London SE10 9NF
Tel: +44 (0)20 8312 6716
Applicants should send a copy of their application to their nominated referees at the time of or in advance of its submission, asking the referees to comment on their professional knowledge of the applicant and the contribution the project would make to scholarship.
Referees should be asked to send their letters direct to the Museum at the above e-mail or address by Monday 31 January.
Please note: e-mailed reference letters are preferred.
Applicants will be informed by late February 2022 if they have been successful or have been selected for interview.
Interviews by the Academic Awards Committee will be held at the Museum in February/March 2022.
For any further information please email the Fellowships Administrator on firstname.lastname@example.org