Dates: June-Dec 2018 with possibility of renewal for up to five years

University of Guelph, School of Fine Arts and Music 
University of Guelph, Department of History

Temporary Part-time (10 hours per week)

A research project entitled “Properly Speaking: The Development of the French Sound, 1830-1914,” in the School of Fine Arts and Music and the Department of History requires two research assistants. The successful candidates will assist with the following: processing materials from archives in France; translating documents from French to English; website development; logistical planning for research trips to France; and corresponding with French archives.

Applicants must be fluent in French. Additional requirements for this position include: A bachelor’s degree with a preference for those who are currently enrolled at a Master’s or PhD level in a related field (including, but not limited to, Musicology, History, French/European Studies, and/or Art History). Those specialising in the 19th Century are especially encouraged to apply. Excellent communication, research, organisational, and time management skills are essential. Assistant may work remotely, but must attend monthly meetings at the University of Guelph (travel costs will be compensated). It is the expectation that the successful candidates will be able to work with the materials in such a way as to generate their own published material.

In addition to the normal application instructions, please include a statement of interest, current C.V., and contact information for two references and copy your application to:

Kimberly Francis, PhD
Associate Professor, Music
School of Fine Art and Music
University of Guelph
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