Research Assistant in Trent Editions
Clifton Campus

Job reference: 07043

Location: Clifton Campus

Closing date: 28/11/2019

Salary : Grade F (£24,461 - £27,511 p.a.)

Employment type: Fixed-term contract

Department: x1

School/Section : School of Arts & Humanities

Research Assistant with Trent Editions


This is a fixed term post to 31 July 2020, with the possibility of extension for 3 years in total (subject to approval)


Are you an academic looking for an innovative and successful university to take your next step? At NTU, we recognise that our greatest strengths lie in the energy, expertise, and experience that our colleagues bring.  Thanks to our £421million investment in estates and equipment across our three campuses since 2003/4, we deliver an inspirational learning environment for both staff and students.  Our research facilities allow us to shape

Our rise up the league tables, alongside a number of prestigious national awards, demonstrate the potential that creating and forging excellent partnerships, while harnessing the talents of all our people, can bring. Most notably we have been awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for our pioneering research. We are now looking for more passionate, ambitious people to join us and help build the university of the future.


The School of Arts and Humanities delivers inspiring and supportive undergraduate and postgraduate teaching; provides doctoral supervision; collaborates and engages with local, national and international industries, professions and communities; and undertakes high quality research. Academics in the School work in partnership with colleagues nationally, as well as in Europe, Asia, North and South America, and Australia. This has the benefit of creating a varied and dynamic community that enhances research and the student experience more generally. The School hosts a range of innovative Research Centres and Projects, offering opportunities for collaborative work in many areas.


Applications are sought from suitably qualified candidates to provide research assistance to the Trent Editions imprint under the supervision Professor Andrew Thacker. The successful candidate will assist the project lead in building Trent Editions’ profile and catalogue. Duties will include (but are not limited to): supporting open access initiatives, contributing to editorial activities (including commissioning new titles), and carrying out important everyday tasks relating to publishing.


 If you believe you meet the criteria for this post, we would welcome your application.


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Closing date: 28 November 2019

Interview Date: 09 December 2019

If you have any specific queries in relation to this position, please contact Prof Nahem Yousaf, Associate Dean for Research via email

Successful applicants will usually be appointed to the base of the advertised salary grade, except in justifiable circumstances.


The closing date for this job has now passed.