Job opportunity: Voltaire Foundation Research Assistant in Digital Iconography

The application deadline has passed and recruitment is now closed for this role.


We seek a Research Assistant who will work on updating an existing legacy database and transforming it into a sustainable and functional open access resource as part of the ‘Voltaire Studio’. Working with specialist researchers and the Voltaire Foundation’s digital consultant, the Research Assistant will develop/enhance the data model taking the existing data structure as a starting point, with a view to producing a sophisticated and user-friendly end product. In consultation with the supervisors, the Research Assistant will develop a work plan and implement it. The Research Assistant will also be involved in developing the iconography of Digital Voltaire, in terms of both content and permissions, and will make recommendations and produce a plan.

The role is fixed-term for 12 months.

The duties and skills required are described in further detail in the job description which can be found here (pdf).

The application has to be submitted via the University’s application portal under this link:

Vacancy ID 172277.

Only applications received by 12.00 noon on Friday 24 May 2024 will be considered.
Interviews are expected to take place in the week commencing 10 June 2024.

Voltaire Foundation

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