Monday, November 19, 2012

Warwick University


Research Fellow
University of Warwick -Department of Italian

£27,578 - £35,938 pa

Fixed Term Contract for 24 Months from 1 October 2013

You will undertake individual research supporting the research activity of the Department and extending and enhancing its reputation, both internal and external to the University. You will be able to contribute to research within one of the three key research areas established by the Department, which are:

Medieval and Renaissance intellectual culture;
Reading cultures in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries;
The literature of migration and mobility in twentieth and twenty-first century Italy.

You will prepare an item or items for publication, in addition to contributing more broadly to the research activity and environment of the department. You may assist in developing or preparing applications for external funding as required and may undertake up to six hours per week of teaching at undergraduate and/or MA level as designated by the Head of Department.

You will possess a first degree or equivalent in a relevant field and a PhD or equivalent in Italian Studies or a relevant field. You will also have native or near-native competency in English and Italian and will have evidence of high-quality academic publications, or of the potential to produce them.

Interview date: Expected to be Friday 25 January 2013

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Please quote job vacancy reference number 71774-112.

The closing date/time for applications is midnight (British time) at the end of Monday 17 December 2012.