STIP 05.06.2023

2 Post-Doc Positions, FARE Research Endeavour “EarlyGeoPraxis”

Ca' Foscari University of Venice (Department of Philosophy and Cultural Heritage)
Bewerbungsschluss: 19.06.2023

Cristina Baldacci

The FARE research endeavour, “EarlyGeoPraxis” (funded by the Italian Ministry of University and Research, cod. R184WNSTWH), is currently looking for two postdoctoral fellows (12 months) with outstanding projects in one of the following research areas relevant to the FARE project:
1. The history of hydrological practices;
2. The political epistemology of waterscapes;
3. Water heritage and sustainability.
Deadline: 19/06/2023, at 12:00 (Venice time)

For the details and the submission, please follow the instructions in the call on the University official website:
(Italian - official call)
The submission should be uploaded following the on-line procedure as indicated in the call.

Research profile of the candidates:
Outstanding postdoctoral scholars are invited to apply. The candidates should hold a PhD degree in areas of relevance to the environmental humanities, environmental history of science, historical STS, ecological aesthetics and art, or political epistemology.
The candidates are expected to work with fellow team members toward project goals and develop an original and independent research project within the above mentioned FARE project areas.
We look forward to receiving applications from scholars of all nationalities.

The application should entail the following items:
● A letter of motivation,
● Curriculum Vitae with list of publications,
● Relevant publications,
● Description of the research project in one of the research areas of the FARE endeavor (ca. two pages),
● A copy of the applicant’s PhD certificate,
● Two reference contacts,
● Proof of language abilities (if available).
● Additional mandatory documentation as indicated in the call on the University official website.
Applications can be submitted in English. In the interview candidates are expected to present and discuss their research project in English.

The successful candidates are expected to conduct their research in Venice, to regularly attend the meetings connected with the FARE research group, to contribute to its activities (e.g., workshops, symposia and conference panels), to present and discuss their research at the FARE meetings and to contribute to the success of the endeavour with their publications. The project has special institutional ties with the UNESCO Chair Water Heritage and Sustainable Development, THE NEW INSTITUTE Center for Environmental Humanities (NICHE) in Venice, and the Max Planck Partner Group The Water City (Berlin-Venice).

We offer:
● an early-career research opportunity in a stimulating cultural environment;
● a one-year fellowship;
● a competitive salary (assegno di ricerca).

For any questions do not hesitate to contact us:
Research Office of the Department of Philosophy and Cultural Heritage:
Principal Investigator, Pietro Daniel Omodeo:

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