Vacancy: Post-doctoral Research Assistant

September 19, 2020
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Applications are invited for the post of Post-Doctoral Research Assistant (Ridolfi collection) in the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures at Royal Holloway, University of London.

We are seeking an experienced and qualified Post-Doctoral Research Assistant to join Dr Stefano Jossa to work on the Ridolfi collection at the Archives at RHUL with a BA/Leverhulme SRG. The position will involve researching, transcribing and translating the letters during two academic years (2020-2022). Native/near native competence in both English and Italian is requested. Knowledge of Latin will be preferential. Archival and cataloguing experience will also be favoured.

The working commitment will be in the range of nine-ten hours per week during teaching terms (190 hours, approx. 25 days).

In addition, the PDRA will benefit from a fully funded one-month research trip to Florence to be done outside of term times in the second year of activity (for a separate budget of £2130 including travel expenses, accommodation and subsistence).

Full details

For more information, contact the Director of the research grant, Dr Stefano Jossa (

The post is based in Egham, Surrey where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London.

To view further details of this post and to apply please visit

For queries on the application process the Human Resources Department can be contacted by email at: Please quote the reference: 0920-201

Closing Date: Midnight 30 September 2020

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