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Postdoc Positions: Applications Open for 3 Posts at Oxford as Part of “Diseases of Modern Life: Nineteenth-Century Perspectives” (12/6/2013)

Applications Open for Postdoctoral Research Positions (3 posts)
Literature and Science at Oxford
Faculty of English Language and Literature, Oxford, in association with St Anne’s College
Grade 7: £29,541 – £36,298 p.a.
Deadline: Noon on December 6, 2013 

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 March 1, 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 for all of these posts is 12:00 noon on December 6, 2013.

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