University of Adelaide, School of History and Politics
Research Fellowship in the Emotional History of Law, Government and Society in Britain, 1700-1830.
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THE UNIVERSITY OF ADELAIDE
The University of Adelaide is seeking to appoint two three-year post-doctoral research fellows. These appointments 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 the Emotional History of Law, Government and Society in Britain, 1700-1830. (Ref 492361)
Focusing on the role of Emotion in the English Criminal Courts, 1700-1830, this Postdoctoral Research Fellowship will be awarded to an individual with strong aptitude for research in this area and the potential to contribute to the ‘Change’ program generally. The successful candidate will contribute substantially to a collaborative project focussing on the emotional styles of English criminal trials during a period when the incursion of lawyers transformed their culture.
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.
Online applications can be made via the University of Adelaide Website
Contact: Professor David Lemmings by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone: +61 8 8313 5614.
General application enquiries can be made to Jacquie Bennett, Program Administrator email@example.com
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