Employment: Postdoctoral Research Assistant, Faculty of Performance, Media and English, Birmingham City University

Closing date 30th August 2013

Postdoctoral Research Assistant,
Faculty of Performance, Media and English,
Birmingham City University.

£26,395 – £29,138 per annum
Ref: 130819/000

This post is fixed term for 36 months

This three year position, part of a project funded by the Leverhulme Foundation, is available at Birmingham City University from 1 October 2013. The RA will work under the supervision of the Principal Investigator, researching and building a tagged electronic database comprising a thesaurus of English and French as used in England in the medieval period. The post allows scope for initiative and flexibility in designing and evaluating data entries, and also involves preparing co-authored research publications and organising academic meetings.

You must have an excellent reading knowledge of the pre-modern languages featured in the project, a good command of lexicology and of the socio-historical context, as well as experience in using and adapting pre-modern language databases.

To apply please visit the website. If you require the application in a different format please contact the Human Resources Department, Edge Building, Birmingham City University, City North Campus, Perry Barr, Birmingham B42 2SU. Tel: 0121 331 6693; E-Mail: application.form@bcu.ac.uk quoting reference 130819/000.

Closing date: 30 August 2013.
Interviews for this post will take place on Wednesday 18th September 2013

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