Research Fellow in Information Science

Southampton, United Kingdom
£37,467 per annum
25 Oct 2021
End of advertisement period
19 Nov 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

School of Humanities

Location:  Avenue Campus
Salary:   £37,467 per annum
Full Time Fixed Term (24 months)
Closing Date:  Friday 19 November 2021
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1564621AR

The University of Southampton is seeking to appoint a Research Fellow to work on the AHRC funded project ‘Beyond Notability. Re-evaluating Women's Work in Archaeology, History and Heritage, 1870 – 1950’. The project seeks to transform understandings of women's work in archaeology, history and heritage in the 19th and 20th centuries using inclusive cataloguing and linked open data (LOD) to unlock and share these histories. It is focused on two archives held at the Society of Antiquaries of London (SAL), which from its foundation in 1707 was a hub for archaeological, historical and heritage research.

The successful candidate will have a PhD* or equivalent professional qualifications and experience in information science, digital humanities, or a related subject area.

This is a full time 24 month fixed term post, with the anticipated start date of 10 January 2022.

For an informal discussion of the post, please contact the project Co-Investigator, Dr James Baker by email at

*Applications for Research Fellow positions will be considered from candidates who are working towards or nearing completion of a relevant PhD qualification.  The title of Research Fellow will be applied upon successful completion of the PhD.  Prior to the qualification being awarded the title of Senior Research Assistant will be given.

Application Procedure 

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Kate Pounds (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2507 or email  Please quote reference 1564621AR on all correspondence.