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The University of California at Berkeley announces the following job search:
Assistant Professor of Renaissance/Early Modern Visual Culture in the Mediterranean world (tenure-track). Appointment effective July 1, 2015; candidates must have Ph.D. dissertation or equivalent underway at time of application.

The Departments seek a specialist within the period (approx. 1300-1600) with strong interdisciplinary and/or comparative interests extending geographically beyond the boundaries of the Italian peninsula and the ability to contribute to the curricula and research profiles of both History of Art and Italian Studies. Areas of interest might include the relations between visual, verbal and material culture; travel studies; architectural history; cultural exchange between Europe and the East and/or Africa, or the New World.
Teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels is expected, including the ability to teach in the Italian language where relevant. Ph.D. or equivalent must be completed by July 1, 2015.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.

Deadline for application: 15 September 2014
For more information: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF00475

Fifteen I Tatti Fellowships, each for twelve months, are available each academic year for post doctorate research in any aspect of the Italian Renaissance. http://itatti.harvard.edu/research/fellowships/i-tatti-fellowship

Mellon Visiting Fellowships
A limited number of Mellon Visiting Fellowships, for periods ranging from three to six months, are available each academic year for advanced research in any aspect of the Italian Renaissance. This Fellowship is designed to reach out to Italian Renaissance scholars from areas that have been under-represented at I Tatti especially those living and working in Asia, Latin America, the Iberian Peninsula and the Mediterranean basin (except Italy and France) and the Islamic countries. http://itatti.harvard.edu/content/mellon-visiting-fellowship

Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowship
The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) offers a small number of Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowships for Recently Tenured Scholars engaged in long-term, unusually ambitious projects in the humanities and related social sciences. Burkhardt Fellowships are intended to support an academic year (normally nine months) of residence at any one of the national residential research centers participating in the program, including I Tatti. http://itatti.harvard.edu/content/frederick-burkhardt-residential-fellowship

The Casa de Velázquez in Madrid is taking applications for “Resident Researchers” for 2015. Resident Researchers may be affiliated with French or non-French universities and research institutes, and can propose a stay of between one and ten months. Resident Researchers will receive accommodation, a monthly stipend and a partial reimbursement for travel costs. The deadline for applications is September 30, 2014. For more information >> https://www.casadevelazquez.org

Scuola Normale Superiore invites expressions of interest from qualified scholars in the field of the History of Renaissance philosophy.

Insegnamento di Storia della filosofia del Rinascimento alla Scuola Normale Superiore La Scuola Normale Superiore (SNS) invita qualificati studiosi nel campo della Storia della filosofia del Rinascimento a inviare espressioni di interesse in vista della possibile attivazione di una posizione a livello di professore ordinario.

Sono in particolare invitati a partecipare studiosi che abbiano maturato una significativa esperienza in campo storico - filosofico e che posseggano una solida base filologica. Si richiede una piena padronanza della tradizione moderna e contemporanea degli studi sulla filosofia del Rinascimento. È considerata di primario interesse una documentata attività dei candidati nello studio del Rinascimento italiano, ma saranno valutate positivamente esperienze sui legami con le culture del Rinascimento europeo.

La SNS cerca candidati di comprovata esperienza, in grado di promuovere e dirigere attività di ricerca e con uno specifico interesse all'insegnamento, a livello pre- e post-laurea, a un piccolo insieme di studenti altamente selezionati. A seguito dell’indagine la SNS deciderà se attivare l’insegnamento, il tipo di contratto da stipulare o di procedura da attivare. Le espressioni di interesse possono essere indirizzate a: Preside della Classe di Lettere e Filosofia Piazza Cavalieri, 7 I-56126 Pisa Italy.

Le domande possono essere inviate via email all’indirizzo classi@sns.it, avendo cura di scrivere HRF-2014 nell’oggetto. Il termine per la presentazione delle domande è il 31 agosto 2014. Le domande (in italiano o in inglese) devono includere il curriculum vitae, una descrizione degli attuali interessi di ricerca e ogni altra informazione rilevante sul candidato.

http://www.sns.it/servizi/job/professoriricercatori/professorship/renaissance/

Search for Bibliography Contributors

The International Bibliography of Humanism and the Renaissance (IBHR) is an international reference bibliography of academic publications covering the early modern period. The IBHR, which was formerly published by the Librairie Droz as Bibliographie Internationale de l’Humanisme et de la Renaissance, has recently been acquired by Brepols Publishers. The IBHR editors, in an effort to extend the publication coverage in the bibliography, are currently seeking scholars to join the team of freelance contributors. Contributors are required to index monographs, journal and/or miscellany articles following a standard citation format and assign appropriate keywords using the IBHR online input platform. Contributors will be remunerated according to the number of complete items submitted.

Selection criteria: • Access to a research library with strong holdings in 16th and 17thc. European history. • Master’s degree or PhD in Early Modern European History or a related subject. • Fluency in English, French, German, Spanish, or Italian. Passive knowledge of other European languages will be considered an asset. • Ability and commitment to deliver one hundred citations each year, or more.

If you are interested in becoming a contributor, we would like to hear from you. Enquiries should be made to Chris VandenBorre, Publishing Manager (chris.vandenborre@brepols.net). International Bibliography of Humanism and the Renaissance c/o Brepols Publishing Services EPE Ermou 55 GR-54623 Thessaloniki GREECE E-mail: bihr-ibhr@brepols.net

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