Job: Postdoctoral Research Fellow (3 years)

Job: Postdoctoral Research Fellow (3 years)

Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, University of Queensland

The Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities (IASH) at The University of Queensland is dedicated to high level research in a range of humanities disciplines, with particular strengths in Intellectual and Literary History, History of Science, History of Religion, History of Sexuality, Critical and Cultural Studies, and Asian Digital Cultures. It has a core of permanent research-focused academics and postdoctoral researchers working on specific projects, and hosts short stay Faculty and Visiting Fellows.  IASH has an excellent success rate in securing externally-funded research grants and a strong record of high quality publications.

IASH is seeking to appoint a three-year postdoctoral research fellow to contribute to one of the research programmes of the Institute.  Candidates with expertise in one of following areas are particularly encouraged to apply:

  1. Intellectual History, including history of science, history of religion, history of sexuality
  2. Science and Religion
  3. Literary Studies
  4. Cultural Studies (including Asian Digital Cultures)

The Role:

The successful candidate will conduct research on a topic that will contribute to existing IASH research programmes (see (Candidates should prepare a 2-page outline of their proposed project.) They will engage in research and publication associated with the project, and, where appropriate, develop other independent and collaborative research projects, and contribute more generally to the service and engagement activities of the Institute.

The Person:

Applicants require a PhD and experience in a field of humanities relevant to the proposed programme of research. The candidate should also be able to independently construct and carry out the proposed research project. Starting Date is flexible, but ideally on or before February 1, 2019.

Closing date: 27 July 2018

Further details can be found here.


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