Research Associate (Limited Term) - Old English
DepartmentThe Centre for Medieval Studies at the University of Toronto invites applications for a Research Associate (Limited Term) for a 1-year part-time appointment, with the possibility of renewal. The anticipated start date is November 1, 2019.
The successful candidate will have a PhD by the time of appointment or shortly thereafter. Applicants must have expertise in Old English language, familiarity with the corpus of Old English, and excellent research ability. Knowledge of Latin is essential and proficiency in Old English palaeography is desirable. The primary responsibility of the successful candidate will be to do preparatory work to support the editors in writing entries for the Dictionary of Old English.
This position offers a rare opportunity to participate in team research in the humanities, and therefore requires the ability to work well with other members of the project. For more information about the Dictionary of Old English, please visit our home page at http://www.doe.utoronto.ca.
Education:PhD in English, Medieval Studies, or related field.
Experience:Demonstrated expertise in Old English language, familiarity with the corpus of Old English, and excellent research ability.
Skills:Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills.Knowledge of Latin is essential and proficiency in Old English palaeography is desirable.
Department: Centre for Medieval Studies
Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Field: Research Associate (Limited Term)
Job Posting: Aug 15, 2019
Job Closing: Ongoing