Research Associate

University of Glasgow - School of Critical Studies

Job Purpose

To make a leading contribution to the Edinburgh Ramsay Project working with Professor Murray Pittock and Dr David McGuinness. Specifically, the job requires expert knowledge in music of early eighteenth-century Scotland and its sources.

The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to the formulation and submission of research publications and research proposals as well as help manage and direct this project as opportunities allow.

(S)he will principally be engaged in working on the textual editions of Allan Ramsay’s Gentle Shepherd and Tea-table Miscellany from a musical point of view. The appointed candidate will be based in the Centre for Robert Burns Studies project room in 7 University Gardens.

Standard Terms & Conditions

Salary will be on the University’s Research and Teaching Grade, level 7, £34,520 - £38,833 per annum, pro-rata based on 0.4FTE.

This position is part time for 14 hours per week (0.4FTE), funded for 3 years.

New entrants to the University will be required to serve a probationary period of 6 months.

The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities' Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding the scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of Superannuation benefits.

All research and related activities, including grants, donations, clinical trials, contract research, consultancy and commercialisation are required to be managed through the University’s relevant processes (e.g. contractual and financial), in accordance with the University Court’s policies.

Vacancy Ref: 019433, closing date: 7 January 2018.

It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity.

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