Tuesday, May 08, 2007

Doctoral Studentship (3 Years)

Centre for the Study of the Renaissance
£16,238 p.a. (fees and maintenance)

A doctoral studentship starting October 1st 2007 is being offered to work on a PhD within the framework of a three-year Leverhulme Trust funded research project entitled "Renaissance Cultural Crossroads: An Analytical and Annotated Catalogue of Translations, 1473-1640". The Principal Investigator is Professor Brenda M. Hosington, University of Warwick. During the tenure of the doctoral studentship, the student will be expected to collaborate on the preparation of entries in a web-based catalogue for all the translations published in Britain between 1473 and 1640. He/she will also be involved in the organisation, in the final year, of a conference and will be encouraged to participate in collective publishing activities. 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 candidates 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 and including a CV and the names of 2 academic referees to Professor Steve Hindle, Department of History, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL.

Please quote job vacancy reference number CSRSS-057.

The closing date/time for applications is 17:30 (British time) on Thursday 31 May 2007.


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