Call for Applications: BARS Digital Events Fellow

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By Anna Mercer

BARS are inviting applications for a BARS Digital Events Fellow to assist with the BARS Online Lecture Series 2020/21. The Fellowship will last for one year, beginning 1 October 2020. The Fellow will assist the BARS Online Lectures Committee on this project.

The role will include general administrative duties and will be designed to be a position that functions alongside other academic commitments such as completing a research project and/or teaching. Previous involvement in online events/conferences is desirable. This position is paid an honorarium of £500 and is open to all postgraduate students and early career researchers working in Romantic Studies.

To apply: please send an academic CV and personal statement (no more than 1 page) explaining why you are best placed to undertake the duties below to by 14 September 2020. Informal enquiries can be directed to Anna Mercer


  • General administrative activities e.g. corresponding with speakers/attendees on email
  • Managing the Eventbrite account and website
  • Organising social media posts and promoting the events online
  • Assisting with the running of Zoom online events
  • Attending bi-monthly meetings with the BARS Online Lectures Committee
  • Attending all BARS Online Lectures events
  • Suggesting ideas for future events and working with the BARS Online Lectures Committee to …read more