The Faculty of Education and Arts at the University of Newcastle is one of the leading faculties of its kind in Australia. Its purpose is to create and share knowledge to inspire, enrich and transform humanity. The Faculty conducts research across numerous fields of study and in particular has identified a number of its strongest concentrations of excellence and targeted them for special investment of funding. One of these areas of strength is the history of violence. -Applicants must have a PhD or equivalent Doctoral qualification awarded no earlier than 1st February 2008. -Normally applicants would be expected to have two to three years post-doctoral experience prior to appointment. -The Faculty particularly encourages applicants seeking to join the institution from another organization in Australia or from overseas.