Three Full-Time Post-Doctoral Positions
King’s College London
Modern Moves: Kinetic Transnationalism and Afro-Diasporic Rhythm Cultures
Applications are invited for three full-time post-doctoral scholars to work on the interdisciplinary project Modern Moves: Kinetic Transnationalism and Afro-Diasporic Rhythm Cultures funded by the European Research Council and located in the English Department of King’s College London under the leadership of Professor Ananya Jahanara Kabir. The appointments are for 54 months. Applicants must have a completed PhD by the application’s closing date.
Successful applicants will: complete a monograph and/or an original performance piece; organise and contribute to interdisciplinary research on the project; participate in organising the project’s ‘moving group’ and public conversation series between academics and cultural producers; conduct fieldwork where relevant; and attend conferences. They will avail of the project’s resources for learning or improving languages, music, dance and percussive styles related to Afro-diasporic heritages. They will have opportunities for a limited amount of teaching in a relevant department of the College.
The closing date for receipt of applications is 8 October 2013.