Applications are invited for the above post based at the Department of History in the School of Humanities. The successful applicant will be joining the ERC-funded 'Cultures of Occupation in Twentieth Century Asia' (COTCA) Project led by Dr Jeremy E. Taylor. Details about the COTCA Project can be found at: https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/research/groups/cotca/index.aspx
The successful candidate will be responsible for leading Stream 2 ('Sounds of Occupation') in COTCA. He/she must also undertake a case study on 'Sounds of occupation in the Philippines', developing and undertaking a research project on the American presence in the 20th century Philippines from an auditory or sonic history perspective.
The successful candidate will have access to approximately 11,000 euros in travel and subsistence costs for fieldwork, funding for making publications produced from and during the project Open Access (Gold Route), and funding for some travel to international conferences during the project.
Candidates must hold a PhD in a relevant field (e.g., history, anthropology, Asian Studies, music, etc) or be close to completion of such a PhD. They must speak, read and write English fluently and have experience of conducting research in the field of auditory/sonic history, as well as have experience of conducting research in or related to East or Southeast Asia. The candidate should preferably already have published in outlets of appropriate quality (or have had work accepted for publication in such outlets). It is desirable that the candidate has had experience in organising workshops and/or conferences, and has had experience of building and/or maintaining digital archives.
This full-time post will be offered on a fixed-term contract for a period of 3 years.
Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Jeremy E. Taylor,
Please note that applications sent directly to this Email address will not be accepted.
The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.