Monday, July 9, 2018

Research Fellow at the Institute for Name-Studies


Research Fellow - Institute for Name-Studies (fixed-term, part-time)

Closing Date
Friday, 20th July 2018
Job Type
£29799 to £38833 per annum pro-rata depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Applications are invited for the above post in the School of English.  The successful applicant will work under the direction of Dr Jayne Carroll with her and with other colleagues to support research impact activity within the Institute for Name-Studies and contribute to research and publication on the place-names of Shropshire and Staffordshire. He or she will also support grant-writing to fund further research in this area.

Candidates must have a successfully completed PhD in onomastics, English or another language, history, linguistics, archaeology, historical geography or other appropriate subject.  Candidates should also have proven research skills in onomastics or a closely related historical discipline and skills in medieval and early modern palaeography.
Further information about the School is available at:
Further information about the Institute for Name-Studies is available at
This part time post, 18 hours per week, will be offered on a fixed term contract from 01 August 2018 (or as soon as possible thereafter) to 31 July 2019.

Selection Process
The interview process will include a presentation of research and a formal interview.
The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.The University strongly endorses Athena SWAN principles, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in furthering gender equality. It is our mission to ensure equal opportunity, best working practices and fair policies for all.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Jayne Carroll ( Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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