Job: Post-doctoral Research Associate: Animating Text Newcastle University project

12 Jun 2017 - 00:00

Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne

Salary: £29,301 to £31,076 per annum (with potential progression to £38,183).

Hours: Full Time

Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract (36 Months)

Closing Date: 7th July 2017

The School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics is seeking to appoint a postdoctoral Research Associate (full-time) to work on a University-funded Project: 'Animating Text at Newcastle University' for 3 years. You will work with Professor Jennifer Richards and Dr James Cummings in the School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics and with Professor Paul Watson at the Digital Institute. Successful candidates will have knowledge and experience of working with digital technologies, and a track record of initiating and conducting cross disciplinary research. The post-holder will be required to research, prototype and evaluate data models and process models for scholarly editing; to communicate this research to the AtNU team and to contribute to the development of a series of pilot projects; to contribute to the development of research grant applications to RCUK and other funders; and to contribute to the supervision of postgraduate students. Applicants will have a PhD (awarded or submitted) in using or developing Digital Technology for the Humanities, or a related PhD with equivalent experience.

Fixed term for 36 months.

Interviews will be held on Monday 24 July 2017.

For informal enquiries relating to this post contact Professor

Jennifer Richards (

Information about AtNU is available on request.

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