Employment: Research Fellowship in Early Modern Europe (1500 -1700), University of Adelaide

Closing date: 5pm, Friday 13 June 2014

Research Fellowship in Early Modern Europe (1500 -1700),
University of Adelaide.

Ref: 492357

  • Prestigious International University
  • Wide Range of Employee Benefits
  • Post Doctoral Position

The University of Adelaide is one of Australia’s leading Group of Eight, research-intensive universities and is consistently ranked among the top 1% of universities in the world. Established in 1874, it is Australia’s third oldest university with a strong reputation for preparing educated leaders and delivering research outcomes that contribute to local, national and global wellbeing.

University of Adelaide employees enjoy a range of benefits and favourable work conditions that include opportunities for career development and advancement.

The ARC Centre of Excellence in the History of Emotions (CHE) is a multi-university research centre with a major node at the University of Adelaide, where Professor David Lemmings is Leader of the ‘Change’ Program.

They are seeking to appoint a three-year postdoctoral research fellow. This appointment will focus on the ‘Change’ Program, investigating the drivers of change in society-wide emotional regimes, and the power of collective emotions to produce major cultural, social, political and economic change.

Focusing on Early Modern Europe 1500-1700 (excluding Britain) this Postdoctoral Research Fellowship will be awarded to an individual with proven capacity for research in this area and strong potential to contribute to the ‘Change’ program generally. Applicants for this position are invited to submit a brief (i.e. two-page) proposal for the research they would carry out under the fellowship.

Working under the leadership of Professor David Lemmings, you will have a PhD in History or a related discipline (awarded within the last five years) and relevant publications. You will be expected to participate in the full range of activities of the University of Adelaide node of the ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions (CHE). If you are an innovative, enthusiastic individual with a demonstrated track record in early modern studies and a capacity to engage in interdisciplinary research, you are strongly encouraged to apply.

Salary: Level A (Step 6) AUD $75,111 per annum.
Superannuation: An employer contribution of 17% applies.
Term of position: This fixed-term contract is available for three years, commencing by the beginning of 2015.

To obtain a copy of the selection criteria, contact and details of how to apply, please visit:http://careers.adelaide.edu.au/cw/en/listing/

If you have any queries contact Jacquie Bennett, Program Administrator, telephone: +61 8 8313 2421 or email: jacquie.bennett@adelaide.edu.au

Closing date: 5pm, Friday 13 June 2014

Application details here.

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