Current Vacancies

Research Associate (Fixed Term)

Department/Location: Faculty of English, Department of ASNC
Reference: GG14542
Closing Date: 14 February 2018

The University of Cambridge is seeking to appoint a Postdoctoral Research Associate to work on the AHRC-funded project: Text and Meaning: Contributions to a Revised Dictionary of Medieval Irish, hosted jointly by the University of Cambridge and Queen’s University Belfast. The post holder will be based in the Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse, and Celtic, University of Cambridge. The duration of the post will be twelve months; the starting date is negotiable.

The post-holder should be educated to PhD level, with research experience in any aspect and any period of medieval Irish language, literature or history. He/she should have excellent organisational skills and the proven ability to work to deadlines without close supervision. Excellent written and oral communication skills and a high level of computer expertise are also essential, as is the ability to work as part of a team.

The closing date for applications is 14 February 2018. Interviews will be held in Cambridge on 27 February 2018.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 12 months in the first instance.

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Two references are required and applicants should ask their referees to send their reports to by the closing date. Informal enquiries may be directed to Professor Máire Ní Mhaonaigh ( Please quote reference GG14542 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy. The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity. The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.


Funding Opportunities for Academics

There are no current funding opportunites available.