Research Fellow in Italian Studies

Italian Studies at the University of Warwick is seeking a Research Fellow as part of the ERC-funded Starting Investigator Grant on ‘Aristotle in the Italian Vernacular: Rethinking Renaissance and Early-Modern Intellectual History (c. 1400-c. 1650)’. The project is a collaboration between the University of Ca’ Foscari, Venice (Dipartimento di Filosofia e Beni Culturali) and the University of Warwick (Italian Studies, School of Modern Languages and Cultures). 

 

The successful applicant will conduct research on topics related to the interpretation of Aristotle’s works in the Italian vernacular (roughly 1400–1650), with particular attention to Aristotelian poetics, rhetoric or moral philosophy. The position is for 3 years.

 

This is an opportunity to work in a particularly vibrant research environment, under the direction of Dr David Lines and Professor Simon Gilson. There will be substantial opportunities to develop one's professional and teaching profile.

 

 

The deadline for applications is 1 March 2015. Further information is available at: http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/ATS767/research-fellow-75510-015/