|Location:||Dublin - Ireland|
|Salary:||€38,632 to €41,025 or £33,192.23 to £35,248.27 (converted salary*) per annum|
|Placed On:||15th April 2021|
|Closes:||28th May 2021|
Post status: Specific Purpose Contract (expected duration approximately 36 months), Full-time
Reports to: Principal Investigator
Hours of work: Full time – 37.5 hours per week
Closing date: 12 Noon (GMT), Friday, 28th May 2021
Applicants should submit an email with:
Successful candidate will be expected to start September 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter. For international candidates, the postholder is expected to join the team at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. Working remotely (overseas) is not possible.
The School of Languages, Literatures and Cultural Studies and Department of Near Middle Eastern Studies in Trinity College Dublin is seeking to recruit a Research Fellow (PostDoctorate Researcher) with experience in the history of literacy and education.
Successful candidate will work closely with the principal investigator and other team researchers on a European Research Council funded project ‘Arabic Poetry in the Cairo Genizah’ (APCG). One of the main aims of the project is to look at the history of Jews in the Middle East in medieval and pre-modern times from a new perspective. It aims at writing Jewish history through literature, with its focus on cultural and sociohistorical aspects at the time, and examining the role of Arabic poetry in shaping this history in particular.
The post-doctoral scholar must be experienced in the field of Arabic language/literature and should have some familiarity with Jewish studies in general. Work and research experience in the field of Judaeo-Arabic is desirable.
Working alongside the other project team members, the post-holder will be responsible for describing, translating, researching, publicizing and publishing Arabic poetry manuscripts from the Cairo Genizah collections.
Standard Duties and Responsibilities of the Post
Education & qualifications
Specialist knowledge & skills
Informal enquiries about this post should be made to Dr. Mohamed Ahmed on AHMEDM4@tcd.ie
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