Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in Early Modern Europe, 1500-1700

The University of Adelaide is seeking to appoint a three-year post-doctoral 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.

Research Fellowship in Early Modern Europe, 1500-1700 (Ref 492357)

Focusing on Early Modern Europe (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 or eighteenth-century studies and a capacity to engage in interdisciplinary research you are strongly encouraged to apply.

This fixed-term, full-time position is available for three years, commencing by the beginning of 2015. Salary: AUD $75,111 per annum (Level A, Step 6).

Superannuation: An employer contribution of 17% applies.

Contact: Professor David Lemmings by email: or telephone: +61 8 8313 5614. Online applications can be made via the University of Adelaide Website General application enquiries can be made to Jacquie Bennett, Program Administrator

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Published on: 
12 May 2014