Ghent University, History department
doctor-assistant in the field of social-economic history
|Institution Type:||College / University|
At the Faculty of Arts and Philosophy of Ghent University, there is now a vacancy for a temporary assignment with a duration of three years (non-renewable):
A position as fulltime doctor-assistant at the History Department (Ghent University, LW03), (tel. : 09-331 02 89) – remuneration at 100%: min. € 29,069.73,max. € 45,317.25 (paid at 157,69% at the date of publication) for an historian specialized in social and economic history.
hold a PhD degree with doctoral thesis or a degree recognized as equivalent at the date of recruitment;
have a PhD dissertation in the field of social-economic history;
have a publication record in peer reviewed book(s) or scholarly journal(s) with wide dissemination in the area of social-economic history;
have conducted research on one or more aspects of social-economic history within the period starting from the Middle Ages up to the early 20th century.
Proven experience with the use of historical statistics is considered as an asset.
Carrying out high-level and productive research in the field of social-economic history (at least 70% of the working time should be devoted to academic research);
Service to society as needed for the History Department.
Date of recruitment:
as soon as possible beginning 2013
Candidates must send their application, including (1) a CV, (2) an official copy of the required qualification(s), (3) a vision text (max. 1,500 words) outlining the candidates’ future plans regarding research, education and scientific services and (4) a clear research and publication plan by registered mail on 3 January 2013 at the latest to the following address:
Directie Personeel en Organisatie van de Universiteit Gent
9000 Gent Belgium
The assignment is for a period of 3 years (not renewable)
URL of the Department of history:
http://www.ugent.be/lw/geschiedenis(enlarged Dutch version)
the URL of the research group Economy, Ecology and Demography (EED) of the Department where the doctor-assistant will work
For more questions, please contact prof. Erik Thoen, Department chair, if possible via e-mail
tel: +32 9 3310201
fax: +32 3310298
|Primary Category:||Economic History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Social History / Studies