Job Advertisement – Research Associate Latin Literature (ACU, Melbourne)

Conduct high-level research for the Australian Research Council funded project ‘The Vandal Renaissance: Latin Literature in Post-Roman Africa’.

Access mentoring and specialist philological training in the Institute for Religion and Critical Inquiry, Australian Catholic University, Melbourne.

Full time, fixed term role (22 months), based at our Melbourne campus.

The Vandal Renaissance Project investigates the Latin literature of the Vandal kingdom of North Africa. It expects to identify a vibrant literary culture that celebrated multicultural diversity, embraced the Classical tradition and contributed to Christian theology, while helping form a distinct Vandal identity. Expected outcomes include a more detailed understanding of the intellectual influences on Vandal African authors, the mechanics of Vandal court patronage and the breadth of these authors’ contribution to the history of Latin literature.

The Research Associate will work within each part of the project, as a valued and fully integrated colleague, who will attend its workshops and conferences in Sydney, Melbourne and Rome and present and publish important findings. ACU is also committed to supporting the Research Associate in applying for competitive grants at both a domestic and international level.

Total remuneration valued to $AUD 83,381 – $113,156 (GBP 48,119- 65,302) total rem (pro rata) pa, including salary component $70,458 – $95,618 (GBP 40,659- 55.179) pro rata, pa (Academic Level A), employer contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading. Full time, fixed term role (22 months), based at our Melbourne campus.

General enquiries can be sent to Dr Michael Hanaghan

For applicants currently based overseas, ACU will provide support for relocation expenses and visa sponsorship.

Applications close Aug 31, 2022. For my information.