Part-time Research Support Officer (Oxford Centre for Textual and Editorial Theory)

Grade 6: 28,098 p.a. (pro-rata)

This part-time post (0.1 FTE) is offered from 1 September (or as soon as possible after this date), for a fixed term of 18 months.

Reporting to the Director of the Oxford Centre for Textual and Editorial Theory (OCTET), Professor Seamus Perry, the post holder will belong to a group with responsibility for the provision of research support for OCTET. The post holder will provide advice and guidance to research students and members of the English Faculty where appropriate. One of the principal tasks of the officer is to help establish the Centre, a new initiative based in the English Faculty, and the duties of the post will include scoping funding and other opportunities, and building a website to publicise the Centre’s activities.

Applicants should possess a first degree, and should have or be working toward a doctorate in a relevant area of English literary studies. They should have sufficient knowledge in the fields of editorial and textual studies to work within existing research programmes, and should also possess the ability to manage their own research and associated administrative activities, and have excellent communication skills including experience in writing for publication.

Further particulars (which all applicants must consult) are available at:

Applications (which should include a CV and a supporting statement explaining your suitability for the post) should be made online by 12 noon on 27 July 2018.

In addition, applicants should request two referees to send supporting letters by this date to

Interviews will be held in Oxford in early September.

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