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Post-doc researcher Global Economic History

We are looking forA post-doc researcher in global economic and social history who will receive a free role in the research program of the Rural and …

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Droevendaalsesteeg, Wageningen, Gelderland
Tijdelijk contract / Tijdelijke opdracht
Uren per week:
40 - 40 uur


We are looking for

A post-doc researcher in global economic and social history who will receive a free role in the research program of the Rural and Environmental History Group at Wageningen University. He/she will be able to develop his/her personal research CV and will co-lecture two or three courses in economic, global and/or environmental history to social science students.


We ask

You are an ambitious and enthusiastic scholar, and a team player devoted to research and education in a highly international and interdisciplinary academic environment.

You also have:
  • a PhD in history, economics or any other social science with a clear historical character.
  • published internationally in refereed scientific journals.
  • sufficient experience with economic/social history conference presentations.
  • quantitative research skills, affinity with cliometrics.
  • an international network which you are willing to expand.
  • strong didactic skills and enthusiasm for teaching and working with (international) students in a variety of programmes.
  • good organizational skills.
  • fluency in English and Dutch.
  • ambition to write grant proposals and obtain your own funding.


We offer

We offer you a temporary contract for 0,8 - 1,0 FTE, for one year with a possibility of extension to three or four years upon favourable evaluation. Gross starting salary € 3,475 to € 4,500 per month (scale 11), based on full time employment (38 hours a week) and dependent on expertise and experience.

Additional information

How to apply?

To apply, please upload the following documents online via www.jobsat.wur.nl, latest on Friday, June 29th, 2018:
  1. Letter of motivation. Your letter should contain a brief synopsis of your education and research activities over the past three to five years.
  2. Your CV including a list of publications and courses taught.
  3. One or two reference letters.
  4. A brief outline of your research agenda for the coming 3 to 4 years.
For further information please contact Prof. Dr. Ewout Frankema (ewout.frankema@wur.nl)