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Research Fellow: ERC advanced grant studiotec: film studios in Britain, France, Germany and Italy, 1930-60 (post for research on Germany)

Film Studies

Location:  Avenue Campus
Salary:   £30,942
Full Time Fixed Term (3.5 years)
Closing Date:  Friday 06 December 2019
Interview Date:   Friday 24 January 2020
Reference:  1199019AR

The Department of Film seeks to recruit a Research Fellow for the ERC Advanced Grant project STUDIOTEC: Film Studios in Britain, France, Germany and Italy, 1930-60. The successful candidate will conduct primary historical research on German studios including their architectures, infrastructures, practices, professional and technical personnel. They will work with the project’s other team members investigating how artistic practices responded to transnational flows in film studio expertise, comparing how studio spaces, practices, designs and technical innovations changed over time. Applicants should hold a PhD* or equivalent professional qualifications and experience in Film Studies/History and/or field closely related to project’s themes, and also have a good command of English and German. The full-time post is for 3.5 years and is open to be filled by 1 March 2020. The postholder will be based in Southampton, travelling to archives and for team meetings and events associated with the project. 

Interviews to take place after 13 January 2020. For preliminary enquiries please contact Professor Tim Bergfelder at

*Applications will be considered from candidates who are working towards or nearing completion of a relevant PhD qualification. The title of Research Fellow will be applied upon completion of PhD. Prior to the qualification being awarded the title of Senior Research Assistant will be given 

Application Procedure:

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Sam Stubbs (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0)23 8059 4046. Please quote reference 1199019AR on all correspondence.

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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