Post-doctoral Research Assistant post

Friday, 10th March 2023
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The Henry VIII on Tour project is looking to recruit a Post-Doctoral Research Assistant to join the multi-disciplinary project team working on the AHRC funded project ‘Henry VIII on Tour: Landscapes, Communities and Performance’.

Candidates should have been awarded a doctorate for research in history or a field relevant to the project and will have knowledge of British and/or European history 1485-1600 as well as an understanding of kingship/queenship studies. You will have effective writing skills as well as a proficiency in palaeography, ideally a familiarity with Latin and an ability to read French.

We are looking for a candidate who is highly motivated and a strong communicator with effective writing skills. You should be able to work independently and manage your research time so as to adhere to project milestones, but also be able to collaborate with our multi-disciplinary team of academics and heritage professionals. Your experience of undertaking intensive archival research will make you the ideal candidate for this dynamic role where you will gain experience within the heritage sector as an integral part of this innovative research project.

To find out more about the position and learn how to submit an application, see the full job description below: