Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Job Posting: Quidi Vidi Historical Researcher

The Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador (HFNL) is hiring a Quidi Vidi Historical Researcher, to work on the Quidi Vidi Village History and Folklore Project. The position will run for 14 weeks, finishing August 30th, 2013. The position will require excellent written and oral skills in English. The Researcher will be undertaking research about the history, folklore and oral history of the Village with a goal of the collected information, images, maps etc. from the research to be featured in online collections and in a future community storyboard. The researcher will also be working to establish community contacts in Quidi Vidi leading up to the 2013 Department of Folklore Quidi Vidi Fieldschool in September.

Applicants should have a MA degree or equivalent in Folklore or related discipline, practical experience in the coordination of public folklore research projects, and proven fieldwork experience in oral history or ethnographic documentation.

Deadline for applications is Monday, May 27th, 2013.

Please send CV and cover letter to: Dale Jarvis,

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