Research Fellow in Early Modern History - AR2033HM

University of St Andrews - School of History

Start Date: 1 June 2018

Fixed Term for 6 months

The School of History and Reformation Studies Institute at the University of St Andrews invite applications for a 6-month postdoctoral fellowship to work with Dr Emily Michelson on her AHRC-funded project, “Religious Minorities in Early Modern Rome.” The postdoctoral fellow will co-edit a volume of essays with Dr Michelson, as well as contribute an article of his or her own to the volume. The postdoctoral fellow will also assist at a conference to be held in Rome on 5 June 2018, and will compile a general bibliography of religious minorities in early modern Rome.

Applicants should have a completed PhD in Early Modern European History or a related field, strong reading knowledge of Italian, and excellent writing skills. Proficiency with Latin and other relevant languages is desirable.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, an academic writing sample of 7,000-10,000 words, a curriculum vitae and the names of three referees. In addition, candidates should submit a plan of the research they would plan to undertake over the duration of the project that would result in the publication of an article to be included in the edited volume. Applicants should direct any queries to Dr Michelson at

The University is committed to equality for all, demonstrated through our working on diversity awards (ECU Athena SWAN/Race Charters; Carer Positive; LGBT Charter; and Stonewall).  More details can be found at

Closing Date: 5 March 2018

Please quote ref: AR2033HM

Further Particulars: AR2033HM FPs.doc

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