Postdoctoral Research Associate Grade 7 AHRC ‘Translating Cultures’ theme

University of Liverpool – School of Histories, Languages and Cultures

Location: Liverpool
Salary: £32,958 to £38,183 pa
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Contract / Temporary
Placed on: 21st December 2016
Closes: 27th January 2017
Job Ref: 004385

You will assist Professor Charles Forsdick in delivering a number of research outputs relating to the AHRC ‘Translating Cultures’ theme leadership fellowship he has held since 2012. You will focus on the development of specific research outputs and activities within the broad field of ’Translating Cultures’, and also explore its intersections with other AHRC themes and RCUK cross-council programmes. Duties include preparing publications and other outputs, relating to the final phase of the ‘Translating Cultures’ theme; co-ordinating other editorial and collaborative activities relating to the theme; supporting and participating in the ongoing development of the ’Translating Cultures’ theme through co-ordination and facilitation of, and contributions to, conferences, workshops and other events; undertaking literature reviews and surveys of publications relating to the theme; contributing to external communications and other public engagement activities relating to the theme; helping foster closer links between existing ‘Translating Cultures’ projects and across AHRC themes; presenting a positive image of the ‘Translating Cultures’ theme to those involved in activities relating to it, establishing and maintaining an extensive network of contacts internally and externally. You should have a PhD in Modern Languages, Translation Studies or another discipline relevant to the ‘Translating Cultures’ Theme. The post is available immediately until 31 August 2018.


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