ARC Postdoctoral Fellowships, Centre for History of Emotions

The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Faculty of Arts, School of Historical and Philosophical Studies

The successful candidate will contribute to a project in the ‘Change’ program of the Centre, under the leadership of Professor Charles Zika, exploring the emotions created in response to sacred space in late medieval and early modern Europe. Particular attention will be paid to the rituals, performances and objects which turned these sites into places of direct collective and personal emotional experience, and also elicited indirect emotion on a local, regional or national level through extended memory.

Applicants will require a PhD in medieval or early modern literary or historical studies or in Australian history or literature, with relevant published research, and demonstrated facility with relevant languages.

Salary: $69,010 – $74,076 p.a. plus 17% superannuation.

Closing date: April 18th, 2011

For more information and a position decsription see the website.

School of Historical and Philosophical Studies