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Research Associate

University of Glasgow - The School of Critical Studies

Location: Glasgow
Salary: £35,845 to £40,322 per annum, pro rata
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 18th November 2020
Closes: 15th December 2020
Job Ref: 045166

The school of Critical Studies is looking to hire a Research Associate to make a leading contribution to the Edinburgh Ramsay Project working with Professor Murray Pittock to finalize the production of the Collected Ramsay, including The Ever Green.

Specifically, the job requires expert knowledge of both eighteenth-century Scotland and an ability to read the earlier MSS (e.g. the Bannatyne) on which The Ever Green relies. 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 this project as opportunities allow. (S)he will principally be engaged in working on the textual editions of Prose and The Ever Green, but will also carry out general duties in the project, including KE.

The appointed candidate will be based in the Centre for Robert Burns Studies project room in 7 University Gardens and/or remotely as necessary.

Please note this position requires a PhD in a relevant area with postdoctoral experience or the equivalent in professional qualifications and experience, with experience of personal development in a similar or related role(s).

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Please note, shortlisting for this interview will not take place until January 2021.

Terms and Conditions

Salary will be on the University's Research and Teaching Grade, level 7, £35,845 - £40,322 per annum, pro rata.

This post is part-time at 14 hours per week with a start date of 01 March 2021 and a funding end date of 31 December 2022.

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.

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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 equality.

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Reference Number: 045166

Closing Date: 15 December 2020

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