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Job: Professor in Literary and Cultural Theory, University College London (Ref:1241277)


Deadline: April 20, 2012


The salary range will be negotiable on the professorial scale, but not less than £62,110 per annum.


The UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES) is a world-leading multidisciplinary specialist institution for the study of Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe, and Russia.


This post holder will play a key role in developing the School’s national and international reputation in the study of Russian, Central and East European literature and culture, through personal research and by catalysing existing strengths among colleagues currently working in literary and cultural theory, comparative literature, philosophy, and film and performance studies. Interdisciplinary approaches and a demonstrable interest in working collaboratively are particularly welcomed.


This appointment is available from 1 September 2012 (or at a later date as agreed).


The successful candidate will have a recognised international record of achievement in research as demonstrated through a series of publications that are world-leading in terms of originality, significance and rigour. The candidate will also provide evidence of a trajectory leading to further outstanding research achievement and leadership.


Potential applicants may wish to note that in addition to removal expenses a relocation supplement of £9,000 may be payable when it is necessary to relocate to take up an appointment at UCL.


Enquiries concerning the requirements of the post may be directed to Simon Dixon, Sir Bernard Pares Chair of Russian History and SSEES Head of Arts and Humanities Research (simon.dixon@ucl.ac.uk). Queries regarding the application procedure should be addressed to Rachel Port (r.port.@ucl.ac.uk).

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