Tuesday, June 01, 2010

Two One-Year Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Nineteenth-Century Studies (any discipline)

Faculty of Classics Vacancy Reference No: GE06658. Salary £27,319 for the year.

The Cambridge Victorian Studies Group of Cambridge University, in association with the Leverhulme Trust, intends to appoint two Research Fellows for one year from 1 October 2010 to work on its project, 'Past vs. Present: Abandoning the Past in an Age of Progress'. Those working on any relevant aspect of 19th-century British culture, including but not limited to History of Science, History, Theology, Classical Tradition, Egyptology, Literature, Cultural Studies, Music, Archaeology, Art, Museology, are invited to apply. Candidates may be at any stage in their academic career but must have submitted a PhD before October 2010.

Further details and an application form, CHRIS 6 (please only complete Parts1 and 3), can be obtained from Carolyn Bartley, Faculty of Classics,Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge CB3 9DA, or from cb520@cam.ac.uk. Completed applications should be sent to the same address by Friday June 18th.

Applications should include a covering letter, the completed CHRIS 6 form, a detailed curriculum vitae, including a list of publications, a writing=20 sample, and a statement of research, which should be no longer than 2,000 words. Please quote the vacancy reference number on all correspondence.

Closing date: 18 June 2010. Interview date: 20 July 2010.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity. The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Further details are at the current jobs listings on the University of Cambridge webpages: http://www.admin.cam.ac.uk/offices/hr/jobs/vacancies.cgi?job=6658

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