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Scouting for 3 research assistants with excellent palaeography!

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CELL is currently recruiting for three research assistants, to work on our Archaeology of Reading project, including transcribing and translating marginal annotations from digital facsimiles of early modern books. The posts are part-time (2.5 days a week) and are funded for one year in the first instance.

The postholders will have knowledge of the history and culture of late sixteenth-century Europe and current digital research environments, as well as a high level of proficiency in early modern palaeography.

The postholders will be expected to have an MA degree or equivalent in a relevant subject area (such as History, literature, languages, Digital Humanities etc - if unsure please email However, applicants should not have completed a PhD degree. Candidates will ideally have language skills, including a modern language and Latin.

The deadline for applications is Friday 4 November 2016.

More details, and how to apply