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JOBS: Postdoctoral Research Associates in Nineteenth-Century Science Periodicals

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JOBS: Postdoctoral Research Associates in Nineteenth-Century Science Periodicals

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Nineteenth-Century Science Periodicals School of English, University of Leicester Salary Grade 7 – £31,331 to £36,298 per annum

Following the award of a major AHRC ‘Science in Culture’ Research Grant, the School of English invites applications for the post of Research Associate on the project ‘Constructing Scientific Communities: Citizen Science in the 19th and 21st Centuries’.  The post will form part of a larger team working on ‘Constructing Scientific Communities’, in conjunction with colleagues based at the University of Oxford, the Natural History Museum, the Royal Society and the Hunterian Museum at the Royal College of Surgeons.

This post will be based both at Leicester, working with Dr Gowan Dawson, and in London, at the Natural History Museum, with support from Julie Harvey, Head of the Centre for Arts and Humanities, and Paul Cooper, Special Collections Librarian. The focus of this post will be on nineteenth-century natural history journals, but also with a wider remit across scientific journals of the period.  You will be given an office at the University of Leicester, to be shared with a researcher on another AHRC funded project, and workspace at the Natural History Museum and will be expected to divide your time between the two institutions.

The post is fixed term for 3.5 years, and will start on 1 March 2014. Applicants must have a PhD or DPhil in a relevant area, possess strong communication and organisation skills and be willing to participate in the running of the project.

The closing date for this post is midnight on 5th December 2013.  Further details can be found by searching at http://www2.le.ac.uk/offices/jobs/opportunities/jobsearch

Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Nineteenth Century Science Periodicals Faculty of English Language and Literature, Manor Road, Oxford, in association with St Anne’s College Grade 7: £29,541 – £36,298 p.a.

Following the award of a major AHRC Science in Culture Research Grant, the Faculty of English Language and Literature invites applications for the post of Research Assistant on the project ‘Constructing Scientific Communities: Citizen Science in the 19th and 21st Centuries’, led by Professor Sally Shuttleworth and based at St Anne’s College. The post will form part of a larger team working on ‘Constructing Scientific Communities’, in conjunction with colleagues based at the University of Leicester, the Natural History Museum, the Royal Society and the Hunterian Museum at the Royal College of Surgeons.

The post will be based both at Oxford, working with Professor Shuttleworth, and in London, at the Hunterian Museum.    The focus of the post will be on nineteenth-century medical journals, particularly in public health, but also with a wider remit across scientific journals of the period. The RA will be given an office in St Anne’s College, and workspace at the RCS, and will be expected to divide their time between the two institutions.

The post is fixed term for 42 months, and will start on 1 March 2014. Applicants must have a PhD or DPhil in a relevant area, possess strong communication and organisation skills and be willing to participate in the running of the project.

The deadline is 12.00 pm noon UK time on 6 December 2013. Further details are available at https://www.recruit.ox.ac.uk/pls/hrisliverecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=110202

Postdoctoral Research Assistant (3 posts) Faculty of English Language and Literature, Manor Road, Oxford, in association with St Anne’s College Grade 7: £29,541 – £36,298 p.a.

Following the award of a European Research Council Advanced Investigator Grant to Professor Sally Shuttleworth (‘Diseases of Modern Life: Nineteenth-Century Perspectives’), the Faculty of English Language and Literature seeks three postdoctoral research assistants to work on aspects of the project. This project will explore the phenomena of stress and overload, and other disorders associated in the nineteenth century with the problems of modernity, as expressed in the literature, science and medicine of the period, tracking the circulation of ideas across these diverse areas.

The posts are fixed term for 59 months, and will start on 1 March 2014. Applicants must have a PhD or DPhil in a relevant area, possess strong communication skills and be willing to participate in the running of the project. The appointees will be based at St Anne’s College, Oxford.

The deadline is 12.00 pm noon UK time on 6 December 2013. Further details are available at https://www.recruit.ox.ac.uk/pls/hrisliverecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=110328

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