Postdoctoral Research Fellow in English

Uni of Leeds

New Humanities: Medical Humanities Environmental Humanities Digital Humanities

University of Leeds -Arts

Fixed term for 18 months, to start on 1 January 2014 

You will have a PhD by the start of the post (1 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,

See post on here.


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