28/03/2021
European Research Council

Post-Doctorate Researcher: Two Positions (Arabic Poetry in the Cairo Genizah: History of Literacy and Education and Social History)


  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    School of Languages, Literatures and Cultural Studies at Trinity College Dublin.
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Cultural studiesArabic studies
    Cultural studiesJewish studies
    Cultural studiesMiddle East studies
    Cultural studiesOther
    HistoryMedieval history
    HistoryModern history
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
    Established Researcher (R3)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    14/05/2021 12:00 - Europe/London
  • LOCATION
    Ireland › Dublin
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    37.5
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/09/2021
  • EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
    H2020 / ERC
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    851411

OFFER DESCRIPTION

The School of Languages, Literatures and Cultural Studies and Department of Near Middle Eastern Studies in Trinity College Dublin is seeking to recruit two Research Fellows (Post-Doctorate Researcher) with experience in social history (X1) and History of Literacy and Education(X1).

Post Title 1: Research Fellow (Post-Doctorate Researcher - Arabic Poetry in the Cairo Genizah: Social History)

Post Title 2: Research Fellow - Post-Doctorate Researcher (Arabic Poetry in the Cairo Genizah: History of Literacy and Education)

Post Status: Specific Purpose Contract (expected duration approximately 36 months), Full-time

Department / School: Department of Near Middle Eastern Studies, School of Languages, Literatures and Cultural Studies Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin.

Location: Main Campus, Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin, College Green, Dublin 2, Ireland

Reports to: Principal Investigator

Salary: Appointment will be made on the Post-Doctorate Researcher salary scale (€38,632 – 41,025) at a point in line with Government Pay Policy appointment will be made no higher than point 1.

Hours of Work: Full time – 37.5hrs per week

Closing Date: 12 Noon (GMT), Friday, 14th May 2021

 

Further Information

Informal enquiries about this post should be made to Dr. Mohamed Ahmed on AHMEDM4@tcd.ie

 

Application Procedure

Applicants should submit an email with:

  • Full Curriculum Vitae,
  • A covering letter outlining their experience relevant to the post,
  • Names and contact details of 2 referees (including email addresses), to:

Rima Fitzpatrick, School Manager, Languages, Literatures and Cultural Studies

Email Address: FITZPARI@tcd.ie - please visit the TCD vacancies page to view a full job description.

Please note incomplete and late applications will not be considered.

  • Short listed applicants will be invited to a 30 minutes test, which consists of a translation of Arabic poetry into English as well as interview.

 

The full job description can be found the Trinity College Dublin website. Also see the attached file.

More Information

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Cultural studies: PhD or equivalent

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Work location(s)
2 position(s) available at
Trinity College Dublin
Ireland
Dublin

EURAXESS offer ID: 620895

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