Research Fellow (Multicultural Shakespeare)

November 4, 2012

University of Warwick -English and Comparative Literary Studies

£27,578 – £35,938 pa

Fixed Term Contract for 3 Years from January 2013

You will serve as a researcher on the AHRC-funded project Multicultural Shakespeare, led by Professor Tony Howard of the Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies. You will conduct independent and collaborative research into the history and practice of Shakespearean performances in the UK by Black and Asian artists, in their social and cultural contexts, from World War II to the present day.

You will be involved with liaison activities with British Black and Asian artists and communities. You will conduct research in collections and libraries in the UK and abroad, and will contribute to the creation of an oral history archive. You will be responsible for developing and maintaining the project’s web-based resources and database. You will organise a Symposium and will co-edit a volume of its proceedings.

You will have a PhD in an area of theatrical/performing arts research relevant to the focus of the project. Practical theatre experience would be an advantage. You will also possess competency in the construction of web-based resources.

Interview date: 10 December 2012

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The link will take you to register/login to our applicant tracking system before you can complete the application form. You will be given the chance to upload a CV and up to one supporting document during the application process. You can save a partially completed form without submitting it as long as you return to complete it before the closing date. Minicom users can call 024 7615 0554 if they require any further help.

Please quote job vacancy reference number 72420-102.

The closing date/time for applications is midnight (British time) at the end of Friday 30 November 2012.

Find out more here.


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