University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Italian Renaissance Studies (Fixed Term)

United Kingdom

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Postdoctoral Research Associate in Italian Renaissance Studies (Fixed


The Faculty of History seeks to appoint a full-time Postdoctoral Research Associate for a two-year period (starting between 1 October 2023 and 1 January 2024).

The project is based at the Universities of Cambridge (PI: Professor Mary Laven) and St Andrews (CI: Professor Emily Michelson). This post will be based primarily in the Faculty of History at the University of Cambridge, where the successful applicant will work under the supervision of the PI, Professor Mary Laven. During the second year of the post, the PDRA will divide their time between the History Faculty and the Fitzwilliam Museum, spending at least 20% of their time at the Museum, where they will be supported and supervised by the Keeper of European Sculpture & Decorative Arts.

This position will involve some international travel as well as the possibility of evening or weekend work in order to run or attend project- related events.

It is essential that the preferred candidate is educated to PhD level in a relevant discipline, preferably in early modern studies.

For more information about this role and the essential criteria required please see the Further Particulars linked to this advert at https: // www.

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

Informal enquiries are welcomed and should be directed to Professor Mary Laven at [email protected].

General enquiries about the application process can be directed to Joanne Pearson, HR Administrator at [email protected].

Please quote reference JJ37928 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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    Faculty of History








    13 September 2023

    Closing date

    30 September 2023

    Job details


    Postdoctoral Research Associate in Italian Renaissance Studies (Fixed Term)


    University of Cambridge


    United Kingdom


    September 14, 2023

    Application deadline

    September 30, 2023

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