The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 20.0146 Monday, 30 March 2009
Date: Saturday, 28 Mar 2009 12:00:49 -0000
Subject: Post-Doctoral Fellowship: Shakespeare in Ireland
Shakespearean Performance in Dublin and Belfast, 1660-1900
Moore Institute, National University of Ireland, Galway
A vacancy exists for a postdoctoral researcher to work on a research
project on Shakespeare and Ireland, which is funded by The Irish
Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences (IRCHSS). This
project will create a record of performances of Shakespeare's plays in
Dublin and Belfast, from the Restoration to the foundation of the Abbey
The successful candidate will carry out research on Shakespearean
performance in Dublin and Belfast, 1660-1900, and will undertake other
related tasks. Candidates should have been awarded the degree of PhD on
or before August 2009. Proven expertise in at least two of the following
areas is desirable for the position:
. Irish theatre history
. Shakespeare in performance
. Archival research
. Critical editing
. Web-authoring and design
The postdoctoral researcher will be paid ?31,745 per annum. Provision
will be made for some travel and research expenses, subject to terms and
conditions. The researcher will be expected to participate in and
contribute fully to the activities of NUI Galway on a full-time basis
during the course of their funding. The post is tenable for one year.
START DATE 1st September 2009
To apply, please send a letter of application (outlining your
qualifications for the position), an academic CV, two academic
references, and a writing sample to Dr Patrick Lonergan.
Applications and references may be sent via e-mail to
Postal applications may be sent to Dr. Patrick Lonergan, English, School
of Humanities, NUI Galway, Ireland.
For informal enquiries about this post please contact Dr. Patrick
Lonergan via e-mail or by phone at + 353 91 49 5609
Closing date for receipt of applications is 5 pm on Monday 4th May 2009.
National University of Ireland, Galway is an equal opportunity employer.
Further information about this post is available on
Dr Patrick Lonergan
Room 301, Tower Block 1
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