DOCTORAL STUDENTSHIP IN RENAISSANCE STUDIES
CENTRE FOR THE STUDY OF THE RENAISSANCE, UNIVERSITY OF WARWICK
#16,238 p.a. (fees and maintenance). Duration 3 years.
A doctoral studentship is being offered starting September and continuing for three years within the framework of a three-year Leverhulme Trust funded research project: "Renaissance Cultural Crossroads: An Analytical and Annotated Catalogue of Translations, 1473-1640". The Principal Investigator is Professor Brenda M. Hosington, University of Warwick. This will interest all who wish to specialise in Renaissance culture, or Renaissance translation, the history of the book, or the history and transmission of ideas.
The student will collaborate on preparing entries in a web-based catalogue but will also be involved in organising a conference in the final year. Joint publishing with the Principal Investigator and/or the postdoctoral fellow will also be strongly encouraged.
Applicants should have a good honours degree in the Humanities and an M.A. in a field related to one of the following: Renaissance Studies, History of the Book, Bibliography. Preference will be given to applicants with computer skills and a working knowledge of at least one foreign language.
Candidates should send a letter of application explaining their suitability for the studentship together with a CV and the names of two academic referees to Professor Hindle, Department of History, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL.
Please quote job vacancy reference number CRSS-057.
Closing date for applications is August 15th.