Current Vacancies

Research Associate (Fixed Term)

Ref: GH11815

Closing Date: 1 May 2017

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 31 December 2019 in the first instance

The Faculty is seeking to appoint a Postdoctoral Research Associate to work on an AHRC funded project, 'Vitae Sanctorum Cambriae: The Latin Lives of the Welsh Saints', a collaborative project between the University of Cambridge and the Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies in Aberystwyth. The post holder will be based in the Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse, and Celtic, University of Cambridge from 1 October 2017.

The Research Associate's primary role will be to be involved in the editing and translating of the texts. He/she will also be expected to give papers based on their work for the project at a number of conferences spread over the three years, including the Leeds International Medieval Congress, the International Congress of Celtic Studies, and the Harvard Celtic Colloquium. The Research Associate will also be involved in a range of public-engagement activities, and in organising an international conference in September 2019.

The post-holder should have a PhD in a relevant field of research, excellent organisational skills and the proven ability to work to deadlines without close supervision. Excellent written and oral communication skills and a close familiarity with common IT packages including MS Word, Excel and Powerpoint are also essential, as is the ability to work as a team. A detailed knowledge of medieval Latin is essential; familiarity with medieval hagiography and the medieval Welsh context are desirable.

For further details and to apply online, please visit the University of Cambridge jobs website here.

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