3 Postdoctoral Fellowships, on ‘Diseases of Modern Life: Nineteenth-Century Perspectives’

Postdoctoral Research Assistant (3 posts), Faculty of English Language and Literature, Manor Road, Oxford, in association with St Anne’s College. Grade 7: £29,541 – £36,298 p.a.

Following the award of a European Research Council Advanced Investigator Grant to Professor Sally Shuttleworth (‘Diseases of Modern Life: Nineteenth-Century Perspectives’), the Faculty of English Language and Literature seeks three postdoctoral research assistants to work on aspects of the project. This project will explore the phenomena of stress and overload, and other disorders associated in the nineteenth century with the problems of modernity, as expressed in the literature, science and medicine of the period, tracking the circulation of ideas across these diverse areas.

The posts are fixed term for 59 months, and will start on 1st March 2014.

Applicants must have a PhD or DPhil in a relevant area, possess strong communication skills and be willing to participate in the running of the project. The appointees will be based at St Anne’s College, Oxford.

The deadline is 12.00 pm noon UK time on 6th December 2013. Further details are available here.

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