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About the Department:
GlobalLIT a European Research Council (ERC) funded project led by Professor
Rebecca Gould, at SOAS University of London. The project proposes a more pluralistic approach to literary knowledge that takes account of the radically different temporalities in the genesis of literary form across different literary traditions. GlobalLit focuses on four case studies of Arabic, Persian, Turkic, and Georgian literary theory in the Islamicworld (especially the Caucasus), and seeks to invigorate the discipline of literary studies with new answers to ancient questions. Our intention is to reach both academic and non-academic audiences through clear and thought-provoking content.
About the Role:
The Global Literary Theory Project (GlobalLIT) seeks a Media Disseminator to manage its social media channels and web content. GlobalLIT is a European Research Council (ERC) funded project led by Professor Rebecca Ruth Gould, at SOAS University of London. The project proposes a pluralistic approach to literary knowledge that takes account of the radically different temporalities in the genesis of literary form across different literary traditions. This role offers the opportunity to join a project that is engaged in producing ground-breaking research in the fields of Islamic studies, world literature, and comparative poetics.
You can find further information on the key criteria for the role in the Job Description and Person Specification, along with a full list of duties and responsibilities, which can be found on the SOAS website.
How to Apply: Please complete the online application form and upload your CV and a supporting statement
Closing date: 7th September 2023
Interviews to be held: w/c 18th September 2023
If you have any questions or require any assistance with regard to the application process, please contact [email protected]
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We would particularly welcome applications from candidates from working class, first generation Higher Education, the Global South, Black, Asian or other minority ethnic and underrepresented groups. All appointment decisions will be made on merit, following a fair and competitive process.