Post-Doctoral Research Associate in Translingual Communities, European Languages and Digital Humanities Wanted

Thursday 13 October 2016

The Institute of Modern Languages Research is seeking a highly qualified, independent and talented Post-Doctoral Research Associate in Translingual Communities, European Languages and Digital Humanities to join a University of London, School of Advanced Study-based research team, led by Professor Catherine Davies and Professor Jane Winters, contributing to the AHRC Open World Research Initiative (OWRI) programme ‘Cross-Language Dynamics: Reshaping Community’ (CLDRC).

This is a full-time, fixed-term post for 3.5 years. The successful applicant is expected to start on 1 February 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter and no later than 1 March 2017. (S)he will be based at the School of Advanced Study and will be working under the supervision of Professor Davies and Professor Winters in close collaboration with staff at the British Library, which is a strategic partner for this project.

CLDRC is a large interdisciplinary, multi-institutional, four-year project, led by Professor Stephen Hutchings of the University of Manchester and funded by a c.£4m grant from the Arts and Humanities Research Council. The project is delivered by a consortium composed of three core institutions – the University of Manchester, Durham University and the School of Advanced Study, University of London. Each of the partners is responsible for one of the project’s three research strands: the multilingual, the transnational, and the translingual respectively.

Further information about the role and details on how to apply can be downloaded from https://www.jobs.london.ac.uk/DisplayJob.aspx?jobid=579.

The closing date for application is at midnight on Thursday, 10 November 2016. Interviews are expected to take place on 2 December 2016.