Research Assistant in Television History
Royal Holloway, University of London
Full time, fixed-term contract (3 years) Salary is £32,558 per annum inclusive of London Allowance
Applications are invited for the post of Research Assistant in Television History in the Department of Media Arts.
The postholder will be required to assist Professor John Hill and Dr Lez Cooke on the AHRC project ‘The History of Forgotten Television Drama in the UK’. This will involve research into the history of ‘forgotten’ television drama in the nations and regions of the UK during the period 1946-82, the interviewing of television practitioners, liaison with television companies, regional archives and cultural agencies, the organisation of project-related events, and the publication of scholarly work.
The successful candidate will have a PhD (completed or near completion) in Television, Film or Media History, a proven record of research achievement in media and television history, a working knowledge of British television drama, a familiarity with archival research and a proven capacity to develop relationships with external agencies. An interest in the history of television drama in either Scotland or Wales would be a particular advantage.
This is a three-year fixed-term post available from 1st September 2013. This post will be based on the Egham campus but a willingness to travel for research purposes will be essential.
Informal enquiries about the post may be sent to Professor John Hill at john.hill AT rhul.ac.uk.
The RHUL Recruitment Team can be contacted with queries by email at: recruitment AT rhul.ac.uk
Please quote the reference: X0413/7226
Closing Date: Midnight, 9th May 2013