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The Globe Research Assistantship is a paid, fixed term, part-time post. Up to three assistants will work with the Head of Higher Education and Research, the Research Fellow & Lecturer and the Research Co-ordinator to provide dramaturgical assistance to Globe and Sam Wanamaker Playhouse productions and support in-house research projects.
The successful candidates will be undertaking a masters-level or higher degree in Shakespeare Studies, Renaissance Studies or a similar discipline, or a holder of such a degree and have the ability to conduct research under time pressure to a high standard. They will be a fluent, clear and compelling writer, able to work within a team collaboratively and have excellent time management skills.
For more information and to apply, please download the job description and return your completed application form, 150-word article (as indicated below) and equal opportunities monitoring form to firstname.lastname@example.org by 10am on Wednesday 2 January 2019.
Please explore the Globe Tumblr and Medium blogs, paying particular attention to the articles written by the Research staff (such as this, this or this). Write a 150-word article on one of this season’s Sam Wanamaker Playhouse productions with an early modern theme (Macbeth, Doctor Faustus, Richard II or Edward II). You can write on any aspect of performance history, contemporary staging, literary heritage or interpretation, but make sure your tone is appropriate for the audience: it should be learned, informed, lively and highly readable.