The Australian Catholic University is seeking researchers of outstanding potential and demonstrated achievement with expertise in medieval and early modern studies to join its recently established research program within ACU’s Institute for Religion and Critical Inquiry.
The work of applicants should encompass religion, broadly conceived, in the medieval and early modern periods. The recent round of appointments established strengths in late medieval and early modern Italy and the Low Countries, late medieval and early modern Central Europe, early modern France, the twelfth-century Anglo-Norman world, and the history of the papacy; the cultures of time, religious violence, theology and literature, women’s spirituality, popular religion, politics, and theology.
With this further round of appointments, the MEMS Program seeks scholars whose work will complement and expand these strengths. Applicants to the first round are welcome to re-apply.
Successful applicants will join a vibrant research environment and work collegially and collaboratively to build their own research profile of high quality publications and contribute to team projects within their area of specialization and across traditional disciplinary boundaries.
The IRCI is a research institute which promotes collaborative research on religion and critical thought from multiple disciplinary perspectives, including philosophy, theology, history, and literature, thereby contributing to contemporary theological, philosophical, ethical, and political debates. In addition to Seminars and public events held at ICRI’s location at ACU Melbourne, the institute hosts seminars across each year at ACU’s Rome campus, encouraging the fruitful exchange of ideas with leading scholars from around the world.
The University pursues on excellence agenda and offers an environment where staff are welcomed and safe and valued through development, participation and involvement.
Apply by 16 April 2019