Two fully-funded ERC Doctoral Research Fellowships (4 years each) at Ghent University (Belgium)
The Department of Literary Studies at Ghent University (Belgium) is seeking well-qualified applicants for two fully-funded and full-time PhD studentships attached to the European Research Council project Novel Saints. Ancient novelistic heroism in the hagiography of Late Antiquity and the early Middle Ages (http://erc.europa.eu/cordis_search/project_details/109905). The Principal Investigator of this project is Prof Dr Koen De Temmerman, who, as a classicist, specializes in ancient fiction and its persistence in later periods.
There is one position available in the field of Latin late antique hagiography and another in that of Greek late antique hagiography.
The two successful applicants will start employment on 1 October 2014.
Deadline: applications should arrive no later than 15 July 2014.
For detailed information and for guidelines on how to apply, please see http://users.ugent.be/~kdtemmer/vacancies.pdf.