Postdoctoral Research Fellow in English, Medical Humanities, University of Leeds

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in English, University of Leeds
New Humanities: Medical Humanities, Environmental Humanities, Digital Humanities
Fixed term for 18 months, to start on 1st January 2014

You will have a PhD by the start of the post (1st January 2014) in English studies (Language or Literature) with a connection to one or more of our New Humanities research groupings (Medical; Environmental; Digital) and you will be expected to pursue independent research related one of these groupings.

The New Humanities forms one of the School’s 10 recently devised research groupings. It is divided into three areas as follows, each with their own convenor and group members:

Medical Humanities
Professor Stuart Murray (convenor), Dr Hamilton Carroll, Dr Jeremy Davies, Dr Richard Brown, Dr Simon Swift, Dr Nicholas Ray, Dr Sam Durrant, Dr Helen Iball, Dr Catherine Batt, Dr Denis Flannery, Dr Alaric Hall, Dr Julia Reid

Environmental Humanities
Professor Graham Huggan and Dr David Higgins (Convenors), Dr Fiona Becket, Dr Jeremy Davies, Professor David Fairer, Dr Lourdes Orozco

Digital Humanities
Dr Fiona Douglas and Dr Mark Taylor-Batty (Convenors), Dr Fiona Becket, Professor Martin Butler, Dr Benjamin Clarke, Dr Alaric Hall, Dr Alison Johnson, Professor John Whale)

You will be based at the University of Leeds and will be expected to take an active role in the overall research life and culture of the department.

University Grade 7 (£30,728 – £36,661 p.a.)

Informal enquiries to Head of School, Professor John Whale, tel +44 (0)113 343 3643, email

Closing Date: 15th December 2013
(Redeployment Closing Date: 29th November 2013)
For more information and to apply through, follow this link.

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