Postdoctoral Research Fellow in American Literature

The English Faculty is seeking to appoint a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to a 2-year fixed-term research post in American Literature. It is anticipated that the appointee will take up the post on 1 September 2024.

You will pursue your own independent research on US literature, and will participate in the American literature research community within the English Faculty and Rothermere American Institute. You will also be invited to propose one graduate course per academic year.

You must possess a doctorate in the field of American Literature, have a track record of outstanding research, and have a good publication record. You will ideally have experience of organising academic events and conferences.

Further particulars (which all applicants must consult) are available via the link below.

Applications must be made online by 12:00 noon (BST) on 10 April 2024. You will be asked to upload a CV and cover letter as well as a thesis abstract and a publication proposal. Please ensure all documents are uploaded as PDF files.

Two references and a PDF copy of the thesis will be requested for shortlisted candidates.

Interviews will be held online in early May 2024.

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