Deadline: 31 March 2014
Research Fellow, English and Comparative Literary Studies, University of Warwick;’ Fixed Term Contract: 3 years commencing on 1 October 2014
The University of Warwick is to appoint a postdoctoral researcher to work closely with Dr Paul Botley on a critical edition of the correspondence of Isaac Casaubon (1559-1614). This edition, supported by the Leverhulme Trust, is to be published in three volumes in 2018. Under the guidance of Dr Botley, you will transcribe and collate a substantial portion of Casaubon’s correspondence from manuscripts and early printed books. You will edit these transcriptions, and supply them with a full textual and exegetical apparatus in English. You will maintain and submit reports on archival and other source materials collected in the course of the project. You will assist in establishing and developing contacts with individuals and institutions with an interest in the project’s goals, and contribute original research to international conferences on the project’s discoveries.
You will have a good knowledge of Latin, the language of much of the correspondence. The language of the edition is English. The ability to read French and Ancient Greek will be an advantage. Full training in editorial method and the relevant software will be provided on the job.
To apply for this post, please see http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/AIG503/research-fellow-74688-024/. Closing date: 31 March 2014