Last application date: Sep 01, 2019 23:59
Department: LW07 - Department of Literary Studies
Employment category: Postdoctoral staff member group 2
Contract: Unlimited duration with clause
Occupancy rate: 100%
Vacancy Type: Research staff
Job vacancy: fully-funded ERC Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in western medieval vernacular narrative (3 years) at Ghent University (Belgium)
The Department of Literary Studies at Ghent University (Belgium) is seeking well-qualified applicants for a fully-funded and full-time postdoctoral research fellowship attached to the European Research Council Consolidator Grant project Novel Echoes. Ancient novelistic receptions and concepts of fiction in late antique and medieval secular narrative from East to West (for an abstract, see www.novelsaints.ugent.be/projects). Its Principal Investigator is Prof Dr Koen De Temmerman, who specializes in ancient fiction and its persistence in later periods.
The successful applicant will start employment between 1st October 2019 and 31st March 2020. In order to be eligible, candidates must have obtained their PhD degree at the time of application or demonstrate that they will have that degree in hand by the start of their postdoctoral fellowship.
Within the ERC project, subprojects will be assigned to individual team members.
For the current vacancy, this subproject is situated in the following area:
WESTERN VERNACULAR NARRATIVE
The successful candidate will be a specialist in western medieval vernacular narrative and will have both demonstrable expertise in comparative literature and an excellent working knowledge of Latin and/or Greek. Knowledge of literary and rhetorical theory will be considered an advantage. She/He will be working on intertextual and/or intercultural interactions between a delineated set of corpus texts and the Greek world, and on the possible importance of (Latin or vernacular) hagiographical traditions therein. His/her work on the project will result in a monograph on the topic.
For this position, we offer:
For this position, we expect that the successful applicant
How to apply?
(a) Applications should include
(b) In addition, we kindly ask candidates to arrange for three letters of reference to be sent directly to email@example.com by the referees.
Deadline: applications (both a and b) should arrive no later than 1 September 2019.Läs mer
|Titel||Postdoctoral researcher - Department of Literary Studies|
|Job location||Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 33, 9000 Gent|
|Publicerad||juli 10, 2019|
|Sista ansökningsdatum||september 1, 2019|
|Ämnen||Klassisk språkvetenskap,   Litteraturteori,   Världslitteratur,   Latin,   Läskunnighetspedagogik  |