Postdoc to develop WISE (Women Poets Inspired by the Sciences since the Romantic Era)

By Isabelle Murray

Postdoc Opportunity – Closing date 22 April 2024

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position from 2nd September 2024 to develop the research project WISE (Women Poets Inspired by the Sciences since the Romantic Era), funded by the University of Lille’s “Initiative d’Excellence”.

  • Job Type: Postdoctoral Researcher
  • Contract type: Temporary
  • Academic Discipline: English Literature
  • Employer: Université de Lille (
  • Location: Campus Pont de Bois, Villeneuve d’Acsq, France
  • Salary: Based on the salary scale of French universities: “brut salary” between 2360 € and 2834 € per month.
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Starting Date: 2 September 2024

The successful candidate will be appointed full-time for twelve months, renewable once, and will be affiliated to the CÉCILLE research centre (

The closing date for applications is 22 April 2024.

Candidates selected for interviews who do not reside in France may request online interviews. We anticipate that interviews will take place between 10 and 18 June 2024.

Please submit:

  1. A CV
  2. A cover letter in connection with the WISE project (3 pages max.)
  3. A copy of your PhD degree
  4. A short example of individual written work (article, chapter, &c)

All documents must be sent in one PDF to the following addresses: and …read more