19.389 professorship & postdoc at De Montfort (UK)

From: Humanist Discussion Group (by way of Willard McCarty willard.mccarty_at_kcl.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 1 Nov 2005 21:25:12 +0000

               Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 19, No. 389.
       Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
                     Submit to: humanist_at_princeton.edu

         Date: Tue, 01 Nov 2005 21:21:05 +0000
         From: Peter Shillingsburg <PShillingsburg_at_dmu.ac.uk>
         Subject: professorship and postdoc at De Montfort (UK)

Two Positions in Textual Studies at De Montfort
University, Leicester, UK Application forms and
further details are available from The Human
Resources Team, De Montfort University, The
Gateway, Leicester LE1 9BH. Tel: 0116. 250 6433
(24 hour answerphone) Closing date for all posts:
(approximately) 24 Nov. 2005. to apply online visit

(1) In the School of English, History, and
Performance Studies Professor of English (Textual
Studies) (Permanent post to be taken up on 1
September 2006 at the latest; salary individually
negotiated with the Vice Chancellor)

Applications are invited for the permanent post
of Professor of English (Textual Studies). You
will play a leading role in the internationally
recognised work of the Centre for Textual
Scholarship (formerly the Centre for Technology
and the Arts) and will make a significant
contribution to the already dynamic research
culture of the English team (which gained a 5A in
the 2001 RAE). Period of literary specialization
is open, but international standing and
significant recent publications in scholarly
editing and textual studies or closely related fields are essential.

Informal enquiries may be made to: Dr Philip Cox,
Head of School of English and Performance
Studies, E-mail: ptcox_at_dmu.ac.uk; Telephone:
(0116) 250 6129. Please quote ref: 3871.

(2) Post Doctoral Research Fellow in English
(Electronic Textual Scholarship) (full-time
appointment for two years) 24,352 - 37,521
pounds sterling per annum.

As part of its developing research strategy for
RAE 2008 and beyond, the School is seeking to
make an appointment with effect from 1 January
2006 in the area Electronic Textual Editing. You
will work within the Centre for Textual
Scholarship, which has an international
reputation for the electronic editing of literary
and other texts from the medieval period onwards.

The post is primarily aimed at scholars who have
recently completed a PhD in English or a related
discipline and who have specialist experience of
electronic scholarly editing and a technical
working knowledge of electronic software and the
functions and uses of XML, TEI, and related
electronic protocols. Programming knowledge is essential.

You will be expected to engage in your own
research whilst supporting the broader work of
the Centre. You will also be expected to
undertake a limited amount of teaching, including workshops within the CTS.

Informal enquiries may be made to the Director of
the Centre for Textual Studies, Professor Peter
Shillingsburg E-mail: pshillingburg_at_dmu.ac.uk Please quote ref: 3873.
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