Research Fellow in Romani Studies – AR1860MR
Vacancy Description
School of History, Salary: £32,004 - £38,183 per annum, Fixed Term: 4 years, Start: 1 September 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter

The School of History is seeking to appoint a Research Fellow on the research project “Roma Civic Emancipation Between The Two World Wars (ERC Advanced Grant 2015, Nr. 694656). You will possess a PhD in an aspect of Romani Studies and have a good knowledge of Romani and at least two other languages of Roma publications (Russian, Serbian, Bulgarian and Romanian). Your principal duties will be to produce a research monograph on the Roma literature and journalism between two Wold Wars; to assist in the collecting, classification and analysis of back-ground information and publication of Roma organisation and activists for inclusion in a database which will be one of the project’s outputs; and to assist in the administration of the project through the organisation of workshops and the publication of their proceedings.  

The post will be available for four years from 1 September 2017.  

Applications from scholars with backgrounds in humanities and social sciences are equally welcome. Applicants should submit a letter of application along with a curriculum vitae and the names of three referees. In addition, the applicants are also asked to submit a sample of published or unpublished written work, not exceeding 10,000 words.  

Informal enquiries should be addressed to the Principal Investigator, Prof Elena Marushiakova, emp9@st-andrews.ac.uk.   

The University of St Andrews is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all, which is further demonstrated through its working on the Gender and Race Equality Charters and being awarded the Athena SWAN award for women in science, HR Excellence in Research Award and the LGBT Charter;  http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/hr/edi/diversityawards/.

Please quote ref: AR1860MR

Closing Date: 10 April 2017

Further Particulars:
AR1860MR FPs.doc

School of History
Salary: £32,004 - £38,183 per annum
Fixed Term: 4 years
Start: 1 September 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter