Vacancy - Historian in Residence

Vacancy - Historian in Residence

Applications are invited for the role of Historian in Residence to support the Cavan County Council Decade of Centenaries programme.

Published on: 10 Feb 2021

This is a Contract for Service and there is a grant of €10,000 available, inclusive of all travel and other costs associated with the residency, funded by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media under the Community Strand of the 2021 Decade of Centenaries Programme.
The successful applicant will be required to provide a minimum of 20 hours’ service per week over a 26-week period, commencing in March 2021.
Due to COVID-19, the candidate will be based remotely with some scheduled meetings and research visits.

Further information

For further information on how to apply, call 049-4378505, send an email to:, or view the briefing document at the link below:


How to apply

Please send a completed application - including current CV - marked ‘Historian in Residence’ by email to or in hardcopy to: 
Emma Clancy,
County Librarian,
Cavan Library HQ,
Farnham Centre,
H12 A3T1
The closing date for applications is Monday, 22nd February 2021