Assistant/PhD Position in American Literature and Culture 60 %

We offer an assistant/ PhD position with a workload of 60% (initially limited to a one-year period, with the possible extension through the Spring Term 2023, when Prof. Bronfen will retire). The salary is according to the regulations of the Canton of Zurich.

Place of work

University of Zurich, English Department, Plattenstrasse 47, 8032 Zurich, Switzerland.

Start of employment 1 February 2021

Applications must be submitted by 15 October 2020 in the form of a single PDF file including the following materials

– Cover letter outlining your motivation for applying and why this would be an ideal post for you – CV
– Copies of degree certificates
– Research proposal for your PhD

– Contact information for two academic references

Further information

Prof. Dr. Elisabeth Bronfen

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