Employment:Post-Doctoral position on The Early Drama at Oxford (EDOX) project, University of Fribourg

Closing date May 10th 2014

Post-Doctoral position on The Early Drama at Oxford (EDOX) project,
University of Fribourg.

Post-Doctoral position on The Early Drama at Oxford (EDOX) project funded by the Swiss National Foundation for Research.

Professor Elisabeth Dutton invites applications for a post-doctoral position at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland, to work on the Early Drama at Oxford project: for more information about this project seehttp://edox.org.uk/

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to EDOX’s work of researching, translating, staging, editing, and creating online films and editions of plays originally written and performed in Oxford in the late-medieval and early modern periods.

The post will be based at the University of Fribourg and will include research time in Oxford. (The salaries will be on the highly competitive Swiss academic scale).

Post-doctoral position
Starting date: 01.08.2014
Length of contract: 3 years
Rate: 75%
Place of work: English Dept., University of Fribourg, Switzerland
Reference number SNF EDOX1

Candidates must have

  • a completed and awarded doctorate in medieval /early modern literature
  • an excellent research profile in some aspect of early theatre

Any of the following are also desirable:

  • experience in administration and conference organization
  • expertise in web page design and/or text encoding
  • experience in archival research
  • practical experience in theatre and/or film
  • excellent Latin

Although the English domain functions in English, a level of French and/or German which would facilitate communication with other domains might be an advantage (it is not essential, however).

Applications should include a CV, and a covering letter explaining interest in the position.

Please send applications by email to Prof. Elisabeth Dutton elisabeth.dutton@unifr.ch

Application Deadline: May 10th 2014

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