English and Comparative Literary Studies
£27,428 - £35,788 pa (Appointments are usually made on the first point of the salary range)
Fixed Term Contract for 3 years starting January 2012
You will serve as a researcher on the Leverhulme Trust-funded project ‘Networks of Improvement: Literary Clubs and Societies 1760-1840’, led by Professor Jon Mee of the Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies. You will conduct independent and collaborative literary, historical and interdisciplinary research in archives and libraries in the UK and abroad. You will be responsible for designing and maintaining the project’s web-based resources and database.
You must have a PhD in a field relevant to the project‘s area of focus and be able to carry out high calibre literary/historical research and analysis, both independently and collaboratively. You should possess competency in the construction of databases and web based resources.
Closing date: 6 September 2011