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Research Associate in the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures, Music
Oxford Road, Manchester

Job reference: HUM-016849

Location: Oxford Road, Manchester

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 18/06/2021

Salary: £32,816 to £40,322 per annum (according to relevant experience)

Employment type: Fixed Term

Faculty/Organisation: Humanities

Division: Music

Hours per week: Full Time

Contract Duration: 01 June 2021 or ASAP thereafter

School / Directorate: School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

The School of Arts, Languages and Cultures is looking for a Research Associate to work under the direction of its new head, Professor Thomas Schmidt, on several research projects, notably the completion of a catalogue of music sources of the 15th to early 17th centuries held in the Fondo Cappella Sistina in the Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, to be published by the Vatican Library in collaboration with RISM (the Répertoire International des Sources Musicales).

The post is available from 1 June 2021 or ASAP thereafter for a duration of 24 months.

The successful candidate will be expected to follow the University’s New Academics Programme and be subject to a probationary period.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of age, sex, gender (or gender identity), ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments will be made on merit.

Blended working arrangements may be considered

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Professor Thomas Schmidt, Head of School


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This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

Please see the link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria.


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