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Applications for British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships are now open for a start date from 1st September 2024. This is an excellent opportunity to conduct an independent postdoctoral research project at the Centre for Music & Science.

British citizens and any nationals from the European Economic Area are eligible, regardless of where their doctorate was obtained. Anyone of any nationality who has a doctorate from a UK university is eligible. Applicants must be of Early Career Status, meaning they must apply within three years from the date of their successful viva voce examination.

Interested candidates should contact Peter Harrison ( to discuss project ideas. There is an initial selection round, internal to the Faculty of Music, with a submission deadline of 9th August 2023. For more details of how to reply, see this link: British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship | Faculty of Music (

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