Post-doc opportunity at Nottingham Trent

Nottingham Trent University
School of Arts and Humanities
Research Assistant in Early Modern Travel Writing Collections (0.5) £18,710 p.a. pro rata (Grade E)
POST NO: M2327
12 months – Fixed term contract
Clifton Campus
The English Division has an excellent teaching reputation and an internationally recognised research profile awarded a 5 rating in the RAE 2001. We are seeking to appoint a research assistant with the skills and energy to contribute to the planning and production of a new Critical Edition of Richard Hakluyt’s The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation (3 vols., 1598-1600), under the General Editorship of Dr Daniel Carey (NUI, Galway), Professor Andrew Hadfield (Sussex) and Professor Claire Jowitt (NTU).
The successful candidate will work under the supervision of Professor Jowitt. You will have completed your doctorate and be able to demonstrate the potential of your research and pedagogic interests in the field of Renaissance Travel Writing Collections.
Confidential informal enquiries may be made to Professor Claire Jowitt via e-mail: or the Head of English, Professor Nahem Yousaf via e-mail:
Interview date: Monday 17th November 2008 Closing Date: 27/Oct/2008

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