Research posts

Tate is occasionally able to offer research posts relating to various aspects of its research programme. Often these posts are funded by external grant-giving bodies or are created in partnership with other institutions. Details of these posts and the application process will be provided here.

Work with Tate’s collection of works on paper by J.M.W. Turner


Tate is delighted to host a growing number of doctoral students engaged in research at Tate.

Studentships at Tate

Tate Research Centre: Asia
Visiting Fellowship Scheme

Tate Research Centre: Asia welcomes applications for its Visiting Fellowship Scheme. The scheme provides scholars and curators with developmental opportunities and scholarly exchanges in the field of modern and contemporary Asian art. Individuals engaged in the programme will be able to access information relating to works in the Tate collection and draw on the resources in Tate’s library and archive. This is an ideal opportunity for a scholar or curator who wishes to undertake research at Tate and is keen to share their work on an international platform.

Further details and instructions on how to apply

Research placements

Scholars and postgraduate students seeking a research placement at Tate should download and complete the research placement application form and email it, along with their CV, to

Application are considered by the Head of Research and others. Applicants should receive a decision within six weeks. Applications for a research placement due to start in less than six weeks, or requiring Tate’s support in an application process with less than six weeks before the deadline, will not be considered.

Internships and volunteering opportunities