FUNDED PhD: English literature after 1800, literature and science, literary animal studies, gender studies, or the blue humanities

Professor Virginia Richter is looking to select a doctoral student (with an MA or equivalent degree) interested in pursuing their PhD in Modern English Literature under her supervision while working part-time as teaching-cum-research assistant in the Department of English at the University of Bern, Switzerland. You should be interested in undertaking research in one of Prof. Richter’s own areas of interest: English literature after 1800, literature and science, literary animal studies, gender studies, the blue humanities.

The role is a 50% appointment with a minimum salary of circa CHF39,437 per year (roughly £32,000) gross. It includes the obligation to teach some BA classes and would begin on 1st Feb 2020. Full details are in this PDF.

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