PhD / Graduate Teaching Assistant posts at Edge Hill University (English and History)

Deadline: January 31st 2019

Full details: 



  • Full fee waiver + £9k teaching pay (6hrs per week) + £5500 scholarship or accommodation on campus. 
  • The posts are open to projects across a range of topics in English Literature, English Language, Creative writing and History. See links for full details.
  • Award-winning campus easily accessible from M6, with the option to live on-site or base yourself in nearby Liverpool, Ormskirk or surrounding areas.

It is a particularly exciting time to be studying 19thC / Victorian topics at Edge Hill as we develop our new research group ‘Edge Hill Nineteen’. We would be delighted to receive applications from postgraduates with a PhD project in Romantic, Victorian, fin de siècle, Digital Humanities or Neo-Victorian topics. We would particularly like to encourage interdisciplinary projects that span English and History.

Read more about staff expertise below and do get in touch if you would like to discuss a project:

Dr Kym Brindle: Neo-Victorian crime and sensation, Neo-Victorian materiality, Mid-20thC women writers, Modernist women writers, Katherine Mansfield

Prof. Alyson Brown: Crime and prison memoirs and autobiographies, Interpersonal violence, Representations of carceral institutions, Microhistory and the history of everyday life, Heritage

Dr Laura Eastlake: Victorian literature, Masculinity studies, Gothic, Classical reception, the Fin de siècle, Empire writing

Dr Andrew McInnes: Women’s writing from 18thC – Romantic period, Children’s literature, YA fiction, Mary Wollstonecraft, Jane Austen

Dr Bob Nicholson: Victorian popular culture, Periodicals / journalism, Humour, Anglo-American relations, Digital Humanities

Informal enquiries to Professor Alyson Brown:



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