Associate Research Fellow, University of Exeter

Department of Modern Languages, College of Humanities


The College wishes to recruit an Associate Research Fellow to support the work of Dr David Houston Jones. This EU-funded post is available from 1 December 2013 or as soon as possible thereafter until 30 June 2015. The successful applicant will collaborate with Dr David Houston Jones on a research project on the long-term cultural legacy of facial disfigurement and facial surgery in World War I.

The post will include carrying out research, contributing to the development of educational resources and collaborating in the organization of workshops, project meetings and exhibitions. The successful applicant will be able to present information on research progress and outcomes, communicate complex information orally, in writing and electronically and prepare proposals and applications to external bodies.

Applicants will possess a relevant PhD and be able to demonstrate sufficient knowledge in the discipline and of research methods and techniques to work within established research programmes. Applicants will be able to demonstrate detailed knowledge of the history and testimonial literature of Les Gueules Cassées and will demonstrate native or near-native competence in French.

For further information please contact Dr David Houston Jones, e-mail or telephone (01392) 724228.

The starting salary will be from £25,504 on Grade E, depending on qualifications and experience.

The closing date for completed applications is 30th June 2013. Interviews are expected to take place in the week commencing 15th July 2013.

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer which is ‘Positive about Disabled People’. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.


Please send your CV, covering letter and the details of three referees, along with a completed application and equal opportunities form to Kerrie Brealy ( quoting the reference number P45283 in any correspondence.

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