University of Roehampton: Research Fellow, English & Creative Writing – Call For Applications

University of Roehampton: Research Fellow, English & Creative Writing

Location: London
Salary: £34,172 to £37,008 inclusive of London Weighting Allowance, Pro Rata
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Contract / Temporary
Closes: 22nd February 2016
Job Ref: RU00348

We are looking for a Research Fellow in English & Creative Writing to undertake a significant piece of research during the tenure of an award in collaboration with the lead researcher. “Before Shakespeare: The Beginning of London Commercial Theatre” is a two-year research project funded by the AHRC on the first thirty years of the Elizabethan playhouses (c 1565-95). There will be significant archival work, aiming to produce a census of what we know about this period of theatre history and how we know it. There will also be administrative support relating to a number of practice and performance based experiments with Dolphin’s Back and Shakespeare’s Globe. A successful collaboration will result in named co-authorship of an article, essay collection and monograph.

We are looking for applications from candidates with a complementary academic background. Candidates should be highly motivated and willing and able to engage with this collaboration.

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The closing date for completed applications is: 22 February, 2016.