Role Advertisements: BARS PGR and ECR Representatives 2024–2026

By Amy Wilcockson

Supporting Postgraduates and Early Career Researchers has always been an important part of the remit of the British Association for Romantic Studies. We are currently inviting applications for appointment to the roles of Postgraduate Representative and Early Career Representative for BARS to cover, in the first instance, the next two years from summer 2024.

BARS Postgraduate Representatives

We are currently looking for a postgraduate student willing to join the Executive in order to represent our Postgraduate members and students in the field more generally.

Duties and Responsibilities of the Role:

During their term, the Postgraduate Representative will attend approximately four Executive meetings (typically online) and have the opportunity to co-organise postgraduate events. They will also work with the Early Career Representative to organise the next biennial Postgraduate and Early Career Researcher Conference, due to be held in 2025 and announced later this year.

The position offers valuable experience in conference organisation, logistics and communications, as well as excellent networking opportunities. Importantly, it provides the chance to help shape the Romantic studies community by feeding i to the Executive’s discussions and launching new initiatives to support postgraduates in the field. Past Postgraduate Reps have been instrumental in the launch of the BARS Digital Events series and …read more