Vacant positions

Middle East Technical University, Faculty of Education, Department of Foreign Language Education, English Literature Program, Ankara, Turkey
A full-time Assistant Professor in British Literature

The Department of Foreign Language Education at Middle East Technical University is seeking to appoint one full-time Assistant Professor in British Literature preferably specializing in drama, theatre and/or performance studies. The candidate should hold a PhD* in a relevant field (eg. British Literature, literary/cultural studies, comparative literature) at the time of application and should have a native or near-native command of English. The candidate should have a very good research and publication record** of international standing in relevant fields and should be willing to teach literature courses at both graduate and undergraduate levels and to supervise MA and PhD students.

The teaching load is 10 hours per week per semester. Furnished housing and state health care are provided.

Applications should include a cover letter, CV, a statement of research and teaching interests, a writing sample and the names and contact information of three referees. Please send inquiries and applications to Assoc. Prof. Dr. Elif Öztabak-Avcı, elifo@metu.edu.tr and to Prof. Dr. Çiğdem Sağın Şimşek, Chair, Department of Foreign Language Education, sagin@metu.edu.tr

Further information about the department can be obtained at fle.metu.edu.tr

*According to METU criteria for appointment, the candidate who holds a PhD degree from a Turkish university should have spent at least one academic year (after having obtained a PhD degree) actively participating in academic research at a reputable university abroad.

**According to METU criteria for appointment, the candidate should meet at least one of the following publication requirements:

A.) 1 full research article published in a journal indexed by any of the following: AHCI, WoS Q1, WoS Q2, WoS Q3, Scopus Q1, Scopus Q2 and 1 national or international book or book chapter

OR

B.) 1 full research article published in a journal indexed by any of the following: AHCI, WoS Q1, WoS Q2,  WoS Q3, Scopus Q1, Scopus Q2 and 1 presentation delivered at a refereed, international conference

The criteria above are the minimum requirements for candidates who have received their PhD degrees within the last four years at the time of application.

Candidates who have received their PhD degrees five or more years earlier than the time of application should demonstrate steady research output, including additional Type A and/or Type B publications indicated above.

(posted 8 April 2021)


Postdoctoral researcher for the ERC/FWF-START Project „Poetry Off the Page: Literary History and the Spoken Word, 1965-2020“
University of Vienna, Austria
Deadline: 8 April 2021

It is my great pleasure to announce to first two positions in my project “Poetry Off the Page”:

The ERC/FWF-START Project „Poetry Off the Page: Literary History and the Spoken Word, 1965-2020“ at the University of Vienna is currently advertising for two postdoctoral researchers.

If you can think of suitable candidates (postdocs or PhD students in the final phase of their studies) or of relevant networks, I would be grateful if you could help spread the word.

Postdoc 3:
2 years, 36h/week, starting 1 Sept 2021; expertise in (British) poetry / performance studies;
This researcher will contribute to our history of British spoken-word poetry and head the “British Poetry Slam” strand of the project, charting the rise and reception of the British poetry slam and its impact on the performance scene.
Jobcenter reference no: 11956
Deadline: 8 April 2021

For more information on both these positions and links to the University’s JobCenter, please visit https://poetryoffthepage.net/jobs/.

With kind regards,
Julia Lajta-Novak


Postdoctoral researcher for the ERC/FWF-START Project „Poetry Off the Page: Literary History and the Spoken Word, 1965-2020“
University of Vienna, Austria
Deadlines : 15 April 2021

It is my great pleasure to announce to first two positions in my project “Poetry Off the Page”:

The ERC/FWF-START Project „Poetry Off the Page: Literary History and the Spoken Word, 1965-2020“ at the University of Vienna is currently advertising for two postdoctoral researchers.

If you can think of suitable candidates (postdocs or PhD students in the final phase of their studies) or of relevant networks, I would be grateful if you could help spread the word.

Postdoc 1:
3.5 years, 35h/week, starting 1 Sept 2021; expertise in poscolonial literary studies;
This researcher will collaborate on a history of British spoken-word poetry and head the “Black British Spoken-Word Poetry” strand of the project, which focuses on the substantial contribution of Black and Asian poets to British spoken word.
Jobcenter reference no: 11947
Deadline: 15 April 2021

For more information on both these positions and links to the University’s JobCenter, please visit https://poetryoffthepage.net/jobs/.

With kind regards,
Julia Lajta-Novak


Université de Nice, France (UCA)
Professorship in English Linguistics
Starting in September 2021

The University of Nice (UCA) offers a Professorship in English Linguistics starting in September 2021.

Since the University wants to be certain that there is a pool of applicants, possible candidates are invited to contact urgently Christian Gutleben: christian.gutleben@univ-cotedazur.fr