Research Assistant, Celtic Studies

Maynooth, Ireland
Dec 03, 2019
End of advertisement period
Dec 09, 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Department : Celtic Studies    

Closing Date : 09-Dec-2019

We are seeking the position of a research assistant for web-design and programming in the research project Chronologicum Hibernicum – A Probabilistic Chronological Framework for Dating Early Irish Language Developments and Literature (ChronHib), funded by a Consolidator Grant from the European Research Council and led by Professor David Stifter. ChronHib aims at making progress in establishing a finely-tuned chronology of Early Irish language developments and literature, by closely studying and mapping linguistic change and variation in the literature from the period.

The research assistant will be expected to support the computational aspect of the project work. The successful candidate will work together with the project staff to enhance the usability of the project website, especially the web-interface and the search mask of the project’s database CorPH (Corpus PalaeoHibernicum). The successful candidate may also be asked to assist in the design and develop¬ment of other web applications and software tools for the project.

Research Assistant Level 2 Salary Scale: €30,358 per annum pro rata

Appointment will be made in accordance with the Department of Finance pay guidelines.

*New entrants to the public sector will be appointed on the first point of the above scale.

Closing Date:

23:30hrs (local Irish time) on Monday, 9th December 2019.

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system.

Late applications will not be accepted.

Maynooth University is an equal opportunities employer.
The position is subject to the Statutes of the University.