Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship in Economic History
A post-doctoral fellowship in economic history is available at the Department of Archaeology, Conservation and History (IAKH), University of Oslo.
The position is financed through the Norwegian Research Council funded project Copper in the Early Modern Period. A Comparative Study of Work and Everyday Life in Falun and Røros. This is a joint project between the University of Oslo and the University of Uppsala.
The postdoctoral project must form a constituent part of the Copper in the Early Modern Period project and must deal with subjects and have a theoretical and methodological approach that accord with the project description. It is expected that the postdoctoral project will pay particular attention to developments in Røros and take a comparative approach.
The successful applicant will collaborate with researchers in Uppsala studying the history of metals, and particularly with the group analyzing copper production in Falun. The successful applicant will also have close contacts with related research and teaching teams at IAKH.
The appointee will be expected to engage in existing research groups in the Faculty of Humanities and to contribute to the further development of the academic community.
The appointment is for a period of three years. There is a 10 % component of the position which is devoted to teaching, supervision and administrative duties.
The successful applicant is expected to participate in the Department's ongoing research networks, and contribute to the development of the Department’s research milieu. Postdoctoral fellowships have the primary aim of qualifying the holders for senior academic positions.
Applicants must submit the following attachments with the electronic application, preferably in pdf format:
- Application letter
- Curriculum Vitae with grades listed
- List of published and unpublished works
- project description (approximately 3 - 5 pages). The project description must present a feasible progress plan. It is expected that the applicant will be able to complete the project during the period of appointment.
Please note that all documents must be in English or a Scandinavian language.
The short-listed candidates will be invited to an interview at the University of Oslo or we will arrange for an interview on Skype.
The University of Oslo has an agreement for all employees, aiming to secure rights to research results a.o.
The University of Oslo aims to achieve a balanced gender composition in the workforce and to recruit people with ethnic minority backgrounds.
Following the Freedom of Information Act (Offentleglova) § 25, Chapter 2, information about the applicant may be used in the public list of applicants even if the applicant opts out from the entry in the public application list.
Job type: Contract
Working hours: Full-time
Working days: Day
Number of vacancies: 1
Reference number: 2015/5996
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