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of scientific field: Language and Culture.
Specificaties - (uitleg)
|Locatie||Faculty of Humanities|
|Wetenschappelijke discipline||Language and Culture|
|Uren||32,0 uren per week|
|Salaris||€ 3193 - € 3899|
|About employer||Utrecht University|
Within the project, 1 postdoc position will be available: The postdoc (starting 1 June 2017, or earlier) will work on the issue how (rural) societies in pre-industrial Northwestern Europe coped with threats. The specific threat under consideration is open, and it does not need to be one of the threats mentioned in the project description. The outlay of the research, however, needs to link up to that of the project as a whole. See for the project description: Coordinating for life.
You will be based at Utrecht University, and be part of the research team led by Prof. Bas van Bavel and will as such also be part of the Department History and Art History, Section Economic and Social History.
A successful candidate should preferably have:
- a PhD in social and/or economic history or a manuscript submitted to the PhD committee;
- experience with both qualitative and quantitative research and methods for comparative research;
- strong interest for relevant theory;
- capacity to work both as a creative and independent researcher and as part of a team;
- capacity or at least willingness to collaborate across the academic disciplines;
- experience in publishing at high academic standards;
- ability to work in an international, interdisciplinary team.
The Faculty of Humanities has around 6,000 students and 900 staff members. It comprises four knowledge domains: Philosophy and Religious Studies, History and Art History, Media and Culture Studies, and Languages, Literature and Communication. With its research and teaching in these fields, the Faculty aims to contribute to a better understanding of the Netherlands and Europe in a rapidly changing social and cultural context. Enthusiastic and committed faculty members and excellent amenities in the historical city center of Utrecht, where the Faculty is housed, contribute to an inspiring working environment.