mardi 19 août 2014

Vente des plantes exotiques à Paris

Leverhulme Trust Research Assistant/Associate 

Call for applications

Applications are invited for a three-year Leverhulme Trust Research Associateship in Early Modern French History with an emphasis on the history of medicine, science and consumption. The post is available from 1 October 2014 until 30 September 2017. This is a post-doctoral position and it is expected that candidates will either have completed, or be about to complete, a PhD dissertation. Appointments will be made on the Research Assistant (grade 5) or Research Associate (grade 7) salary scales.
The post is part of a research project 'Selling exotic plant products in Paris, 1670-1730', funded by a Leverhulme Trust Research Project Grant. The successful applicant will work alongside the Principal Investigator, Dr Emma Spary, and a doctoral student to conduct research on the trade and consumption of exotic plant products in Paris and Versailles around 1700. The appointee will be resident in Paris for the purposes of carrying out archival research for 18 months of the project's run time, and would be jointly responsible with the Principal Investigator for organising a workshop and preparing an edited volume based on the papers presented at it. For the remainder of the project he or she will be based in central Cambridge.
The successful applicant will have fluent French skills, and knowledge of Latin is desirable but not essential. She or he will also be familiar with archival work and early modern palaeography. A background in the history of science or medicine is desirable but not essential. Research of international standing will be expected, with evidence of published output.
To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.
Applications should include a curriculum vitae. 
Samples of written work will not be requested unless the candidate is short-listed. 
Informal enquiries may be made to the Faculty's HR Clerk, Mrs Joanne Pearson (email:, telephone: 01223 335350).
Interviews for this post will take place early to mid-September. 
Please quote reference JJ03968 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.
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Further information
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Closing date : 1 September 2014

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