Wednesday, 9 August 2017

Postdoctoral Research Associate (Women, Property and Place in the World, 1500-1800)

University of Hull - Faculty of Arts, Cultures and Education - School of Histories, Languages and Cultures Location: Hull Salary: £32,959 to £38,183 per annum Hours: Full Time Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract Placed on: 27th July 2017 Closes: 18th August 2017 Job Ref: FA0233 Fixed Term 2 Years The School of Histories, Languages and Cultures is looking to appoint a Postdoctoral Research Associate for the project of Women, Property and Place in the World, 1500-1800. This is a fixed term post for two years. The central aim of the project is to investigate the institutional and structural underpinnings of social and gender inequalities in the English past. The post involves joint research and publication on land records and family papers (correspondence, diaries, wills, accounts, maps/surveys, enclosure records and estate papers); early-modern printed political and religious pamphlets; court, finance and litigation records. Additionally, the post will involve management of the existing website and Twitter account and mentoring doctoral students in the research cluster. The successful candidate will join an existing and vibrant team of academic, early-career and postgraduate researchers working in the Gender, Place and Memory 1400-1900 interdisciplinary Research Cluster at the University of Hull. The successful candidate will have completed a PhD in a cognate area of research, to include social and economic history, cultural history, historical geography, early-modern political thought and/or literature. It is desirebale that candidates will have experience working on early-modern English archival and/or printed texts. To find out more about the Gender, Place and Memory 1400-1900 Research Cluster, its workshops, conferences and blog, see: []. To discuss this role informally, please contact the Principle Investigators: Dr Amanda Capern [] or Briony McDonagh,[]. Applicants are required to submit a current CV and covering letter outlining how their qualifications and experience meet the Person Specification in the Job Description below. Further details: The University of Hull is committed to ensuring equality of opportunity in every aspect of our recruitment processes. Hull will be UK City of Culture in 2017. The University of Hull was part of the City of Culture team throughout the bidding process and remains a key player in Hull’s cultural heritage. The campus will be the venue for City of Culture events, and its alumni, students and staff will be personally involved.

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