Fully Funded PhD In Early Modern English Literature (16th and 17th Centuries)

Updated: 3 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 28 Mar 2020

Conditions
 
Applicants must have an MA in English Literature or a qualification deemed equivalent, be fluent in written and spoken English, and be able to provide a PhD research proposal.
Job Description
This is a 70% post, which increases to 100% in the third year. The successful candidate will be expected to teach literary analysis skills to first-year students, as well as a BA seminar (2-4 hours a week throughout the year).  The post will also involve student evaluation and orientation, and administrative tasks.  At least 40% of the post will be devoted to research publications and the preparation of a doctoral thesis, supervised by Prof. Lukas Erne.
 
Starting Salary 
CHF 46,247 pa (ca £ 36,000) in the first year for a graduate teaching assistant who already has an MA; the maximum salary is CHF 78,528 pa (ca £ 61,000) after four years.
Starting Date:  1 August 2020
 
Length of Contract
The graduate teaching assistant is appointed for an initial period of two years, renewable for two successive periods of respectively two years and one year.
To Apply
Applications must include a covering letter, curriculum vitae, a photocopy of the BA and MA degrees obtained, and a PhD proposal. Applications must be received by the deadline: 28 March 2020       and should be sent in a single PDF file to Prof. Lukas Erne (lukas.erne@unige.ch).


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