Employment: Research Associate, King’s College London

Closing date 4th September 2014

Research Associate,
‘The Conqueror’s Commissioners: unlocking the Domesday Survey of South-Western England’ Project.
Department of History,
King’s College London.

This is a one-year post, contributing to the work of Professor Julia Crick (Department of History, King’s College London), Dr Stephen Baxter (St Peter’s College, Oxford) and Dr Peter Stokes (Department of Digital Humanities, King’s College London) in their major AHRC project, The Conqueror’s Commissioners: unlocking the Domesday Survey of South-Western England. The successful candidate will work as part of the project team, will have experience in the palaeography and codicology of medieval manuscripts, and have special responsibility for recording the physical construction of the book. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D on a relevant topic, good knowledge of codicology and palaeography and a working knowledge of medieval Latin. Candidates willing to make independent palaeographical judgements, with experience in handling medieval manuscripts and familiarity with palaeographical literature will be favoured. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and the ability to work to deadlines are essential. He/she will be able to work independently and to work as a team. The closing date for receipt of applications is 01 September 2014. Interviews will be held in mid-/late-September tbc.

Equality of opportunity is College policy. The appointment will be made at Grade 6, spine point 31, currently £32,277 per annum. Fixed term contract for 12 months. Please note that the post holder will be based in Exeter with frequent travel to King’s London campuses..
Please contact: Professor Julia Crick on 07969533068 or Julia.Crick@kcl.ac.uk
NB: for online advertisements please link to the organization’s vacancy landing page at:https://www.hirewire.co.uk/HE/job/54068/.

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