Vacancy: Research Assistant on Hakluyt Editorial Project

Research Assistant – University of Southampton

Salary: £27,854 pro rata, per annum Part Time, Fixed Term
Closing Date: Friday 29 November 2013
Reference: 316413F4

The University of Southampton seeks to appoint a MHRA-funded Research Assistant to work on the Hakluyt Editorial Project. The Project was established in 2008 to produce the first annotated, scholarly edition of Hakluyt’s landmark travel collection The Principal Navigations (1598-1600).

The new edition is being produced by a team of international experts under the leadership of the General Editors Prof. Claire Jowitt (Southampton) and Prof. Daniel Carey (NUI, Galway).

We seek to attract a researcher with excellent skills in Latin translation and textual editing of Latin material included in English texts, who holds a PhD or equivalent in a relevant area (e.g. Renaissance neo-Latin, Renaissance casino jameshallison Studies). The researcher should be able to work as part of a collaborative research team and engage with interdisciplinary perspectives. The position is fixed term for a period of 12 months, from 01 January 2014. It is a part-time position at 0.5 FTE.

The Research Assistant will: liaise with the General Editors in relation to the editing of Latin texts and Latin material included in English texts in The Principal Navigations; support the editors of individual volumes in editing Latin material; assist the General Editors in the delivery of Editorial Workshops in 2013-14 (facilitated by an AHRC Network Grant). The post is based in English and Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Culture at Southampton.

Informal enquiries should be directed to the Project Director, Prof. Claire Jowitt ( Interviews will be held in the week beginning Monday 9 December, 2013.

see the below job advert for details and application procedure


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