Research Assistant - AR2397SB

Updated: 8 days ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 23 Oct 2020

Start: 1 February 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter, Fixed term for 2 years

The School of History is seeking to appoint to a position within the St Andrews Book History research group, assisting our current work to extend and improve coverage of the Universal Short Title Catalogue. This is a full-time position, for a fixed term of two years, beginning on 1 February 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter. 

The successful candidate will require experience working within the field of the history or literature of Continental Europe in the Early Modern period, and to have prior experience of working with early printed books. Advanced skills in digital humanities, programming experience and web design would be a further advantage.  

Further information on the University and the School of History can be found at the University website ( ). The Universal Short Title Catalogue is described at its website ( ). 

To discuss this post informally, candidates might also wish to contact the Director of the Universal Short Title Catalogue, Professor Andrew Pettegree ( ).  

Applications are particularly welcome from women, people from the Black, Asian, Minority or Ethnic (BAME) community and other protected characteristics who are under-represented in Research posts at the University.

The University is committed to equality for all, demonstrated through our working on diversity awards (ECU Athena SWAN/Race Charters; Carer Positive; LGBT Charter; and Stonewall). More details can be found at .

Please quote ref:  AR2397SB

Closing Date:  23 October 2020

Interview Date:  26 November 2020

Further Particulars:  AR2397SB FPs.doc

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