Early Career Researcher: Modern Languages (Italian and/or Spanish) with Digital Humanities
London Senate House

Job reference: 01601

Location: London Senate House

Closing date: 23/02/2020

Salary: From £36,452 per annum

Employment type: Fixed Term

Department: School of Advanced Study

Sub-Department: Institute of Modern Languages Research (IMLR)

Hours per week: 35

The Institute of Modern Languages Research is seeking a full-time Early Career Researcher (fixed term for two calendar years) to be responsible for fulfilling the Institute’s national mission to promote and facilitate research and public engagement in the field of Modern Languages (primarily Italian and/or Spanish) with Digital Humanities.


The role:

The successful candidate will be expected to convene, support and promote interdisciplinary scholarly events related to Modern Languages/Digital Humanities in collaboration with the Institute’s academic staff and administrators; to create and develop new opportunities to promote scholarly work related to Modern Languages/Digital Humanities at IMLR and external venues; and to collaborate on graduate teaching and doctoral research.


Candidates must have completed, or be nearing completion, a doctorate in the broad area of Modern Languages. Expertise is required in the core technical skills essential for digital research in the humanities.


Further information:


To be considered for this opportunity, please submit your CV and cover letter (by clicking ‘apply for job' at the bottom of this page) before the closing date at midnight on Sunday, 23 February 2020.


Interviews will be held on 11 March 2020. This post will be offered on a fixed-term contract for a period of 24 months, to start as soon as possible.


Informal enquiries may be addressed to Godela.Weiss-Sussex@sas.ac.uk   


Please note that the University of London will be unable to sponsor candidates for a visa for this role. Therefore, successful applicants must be able to demonstrate their right to work in the UK for the duration of their employment.


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