Description: The successful applicant will be responsible for a small interdisciplinary focus on the history of the emotional lexicon and on interdisciplinary study of the historical evolution of the theory on the physiology of emotion, in collaboration with the National Center of Competence in Research “Affective Sciences”.
This includes : a) Encouraging communication of researchers by organizing colloquia/workshops, b) initiating publications on the topic of the history of emotions and c) developing high-level disciplinary research activity related to the topic of history of emotion, including submitting applications for external funding.
The applicant should a) be interested in conducting research on the history of emotions, b) possess an openness towards different disciplinary approaches and research methods and c) be motivated to excel in his or her specific research discipline. The successful applicant will be given the opportunity to collaborate internationally and to present the research results at international conferences.
The successful applicant will also be responsible of a teaching program on the history of sport and physical activities in relationship with the psychological and emotional aspects.
Requirements : Candidates must hold a PhD, have good knowledge of the relevant literature and of the appropriate research methods, have an interest and the necessary personality to do interdisciplinary work, have good knowledge of English and French.
Start : review of applications will begin in July 2010 and continue until the position is filled.
Application : candidates must send their applications (letter of interest, CV, and 2 letters of recommendation) by e-mail to : Emanuela.Mariuzzo@unige.ch