Applications are invited for a part-time (0.8FTE) Postdoctoral Research Assistant to work with Professor Dirk Van Hulle and his Co-Investigator on the project ‘Editing Beckett: Towards a Bilingual Digital Genetic Edition of Samuel Beckett’s Works’. This post will be fixed-term until 28 February 2025, and it is anticipated that the appointee will start on 1 July 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter.
The post holder will be a member of a research team developing a digital genetic edition of Beckett’s works, and will have particular responsibility for the edition of the TV plays. They will create the transcription and encoding of the manuscripts in TEI-XML; assist the Principal Investigator and Co-Investigator in the editorial work of the project; and will have the opportunity to publish a monograph on the making of Beckett’s TV plays.
The successful candidate will have a PhD/DPhil in a relevant field, strong knowledge and understanding of Beckett’s works, and will show a demonstrable interest in digital scholarly editing.
Applications (which should include a CV and a supporting statement explaining your suitability for the post) must be made online by 12 noon on 18 May 2022. You will be asked to upload a CV, and supporting statement. Please ensure all documents are uploaded as PDF files.