“Poetry Off the Page” will include two PhD positions (with individual projects on the history of Irish spoken word / the British spoken-word play, 4 years each) and three postdoctoral positions (Postdoc1: Black British spoken word / Postdoc2: intersection of literary and performance traditions, part-time 35h/week, 3.5 years each / Postdoc3: poetry slam, part-time 36h/week, 2 years), as well as a part-time administrator (10h/week, for up to 5 years).
All positions are based in Vienna, with occasional travel to the UK and conference travel. They will be advertised several months before their start dates, which are planned as follows:
Administrator: Sept 2021
PhD1: Sept 2021
Postdoc1: Sept 2021 → Job Advert “Postdoctoral Researcher, Black British Poetry” (Deadline: 15 April 2021)
Postdoc2: Sept 2022
PhD2: June 2022
Postdoc3: Sept 2021 → Job Advert “Postdoctoral Researcher, British Poetry Slam” (Deadline: 8 April 2021)
If you are interested in one of these positions, please keep an eye on this website, which will announce, and then link to, the official job adverts at the University of Vienna.