Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 33, No. 471. Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London Hosted by King's Digital Lab www.dhhumanist.org Submit to: email@example.com Date: 2019-12-08 09:26:14+00:00 From: Salciute Civiliene, Gabriele
Subject: Funded Willard McCarty Fellowship for early career researchers Dear All, The Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London, encourages early career researchers to apply for the funded Willard McCarty Fellowship scheme for their visits to the Department in spring term 2020. The call is out (https://blogs.kcl.ac.uk/ddh/willard-mccarty-fellowship/) and the deadline to apply is 7^th January 2020. Best wishes, Gabriele ----- CALL FOR FELLOWSHIP 2019-2020 Access to Fellowship Access to the Willard McCarty Fellowship is given to interdisciplinary-minded academic and non-academic researchers who must have a PhD either awarded or in hand; or equivalent experience. The route to the scheme is to apply as outlined in the Section "How and When to Apply". Candidates will be selected based on the evaluation made by the committee formed from internal and external experts. The Fellowship must be undertaken at the Department of Digital Humanities for a period from one to two weeks. Grants of up to £2,500 to successful candidates will cover the following: * Round trip standard class fares * Accommodation and subsistence We can provide advice, but appointees must make their own travel and living arrangements. They will need to seek additional funding elsewhere to cover any expenses that exceed the grant. The Role of Fellows Fellows will be affiliated with the interdisciplinary programme and international staff of the Department, and provided with office space. Fellows will be welcome to attend classes and seminars, to work with the staff of the Department, meet affiliated partners, such as staff of Kings Digital Lab, and access Strand campus and all facilities of the Maughan Library. During their stay, holders of the Fellowship will be required to give one lecture to staff of the Department. In addition, they may give one seminar to graduate and postgraduate students. The Department will appoint Mentors during the period of their stay to advise Fellows on writing and publishing, so that if they wish, they may submit a revised version of their lecture for publication in a suitable high-impact journal. How and When to Apply? Applications for the WM Fellowship 2019-20 open on Monday 28^th October 2019, and close on Tuesday 7^th January 2020. To be considered for the Fellowship, please submit the following materials: * Cover Letter (up to 500 words) indicating reason for interest in this appointment * Curriculum Vitae (up to 2 pages, with emphasis on the last ten years) * Statement of research interests (up to 1,000 words), outlining the topics and content of the lecture and seminar the Fellow will give during the period of the fellowship * Two letters of recommendation For the 2019-20 Fellowship competition, please submit all materials in one email to both Paul Spence (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Gabriele Salciute Civiliene (email@example.com by January 7, 2020. Please put "WM Fellowship" in the subject area. Submissions that are incomplete or sent later than the deadline will not be considered. The successful candidate(s) will be notified of the results in early February 2020. The Fellowship will have to take place between March and end of May 2020. Eligibility Academic and post-doctoral staff already at King's College London are not eligible for this scheme. The scheme is open to applicants without regard to nationality, race, religious beliefs or gender. Applicants must be fluent in English. If an applicant needs a visa for entry and stay in the UK, it is his or her responsibility to arrange one before arrival. Dr Gabriele Salciute Civiliene Lecturer in Digital Humanities Education Department of Digital Humanities King's College London Room C0.08, Chesham Bldg, Strand Campus, WC2R 2LS Telephone: + 44 (0)20 7848 7145 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org DRaL (Distant Reading across Languages) Project: Live Dataset: https://dral.kdl.kcl.ac.uk/ About:https://www.kdl.kcl.ac.uk/our-work/distant-reading/ _______________________________________________ Unsubscribe at: http://dhhumanist.org/Restricted List posts to: email@example.com List info and archives at at: http://dhhumanist.org Listmember interface at: http://dhhumanist.org/Restricted/ Subscribe at: http://dhhumanist.org/membership_form.php
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