Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Facilitating Access to Latin Inscriptions)
Faculty of Classics, Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies, 66 St Giles’, Oxford, and Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont Street, Oxford
Grade 7: £30,738 – £32,600 p.a.
Applications are invited for a full-time Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, to work on the AHRC-funded project ‘Facilitating Access to Latin inscriptions in Britain’s Oldest Public Museum through Scholarship and Technology’. The post is fixed-term, to cover the period from 1 April 2016 to the end of the project on 31 December 2016. The principal responsibilities of the Research Fellow will be to fulfil the project’s impact and public engagement agenda and to complete the development of digital resources (EpiDoc corpus and website) under the direction of Professor Alison Cooley (PI, University of Warwick) and Dr Paul Roberts (Keeper of Greek and Roman Antiquities, Ashmolean Museum).
The successful applicant must possess a doctorate in a relevant field, and be able to demonstrate experience of working in EpiDoc programming or TEI, proficient IT skills, including web design and authoring, and experience of working in collaboration with schools, whether primary and/or secondary, excellent communication skills, and the ability to carry out research independently.
Owing to the nature of this position, any offer of employment with the University will be subject to a satisfactory security screening and to a satisfactory disclosure report from the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Applications for this vacancy are to be made online via www.recruit.ox.ac.uk and enter Vacancy ID 122067.
The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 7 March 2016.
Contact Person : Miss Clare Jarvis
Contact Phone : 01865 288391
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