The W.B. Yeats Postdoctoral Fellow in Irish Literature
Notre Dame, IN
Oct 07, 2022
Dec 01, 2022 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time
The Yeats Initiative at the University of Notre
Dame, is inviting applications for a 2 year postdoctoral fellowship
for recent PhDs conducting research that includes a substantial
focus on Irish literature. The starting dates is August,
The Initiative particularly welcomes proposals that engage with
Irish literature in a comparative or multilingual context. The
Fellow's primary responsibility will be academic research. They
will normally be based at the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish
Studies at the University of Notre Dame in Notre Dame, Indiana.
They will have the opportunity to travel to Ireland for summer
research trips during the course of the fellowship, and may be able
to spend one semester at a partner institution in Ireland.
Fellows will be expected to deliver a guest lecture each year of
their fellowship, teach at least one course each year, and
participate in the organization of an annual conference at the
Kylemore Notre Dame Global Center in Co. Galway, Ireland.
Applications are due on December 1, 2022.
PhD in hand before 1 August 2023
It must be no more than 5 years since the applicant was awarded a
Applicants must not be in a tenure-track university position or
Preference will be given to applicants who do NOT hold an advanced
degree from University of Notre Dame.
To apply, visit https://apply.interfolio.com/115259
This appointment is contingent upon the successful completion of a
background check. Applicants will be asked to identify all felony
convictions and/or pending felony charges. Felony convictions do
not automatically bar an individual from employment. Each case will
be examined separately to determine the appropriateness of
employment in the particular position. Failure to be forthcoming or
dishonesty with respect to felony disclosures can result in the
disqualification of a candidate. The full procedure can be viewed
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