Gepubliceerd op 21-07-2015

Vacature: Post-Doctoral Fellow in the History of the Low Countries

The Role

Applications are invited for a 1-year post-doctoral fellowship in Low Countries History. The appointee will undertake a major survey of the holdings on Low Countries history in the Wohl Library of the Institute of Historical Research, and of other Low Countries materials other institutes and libraries in the School of Advanced Study with the aim of promoting and facilitating their use and identifying resources for digitisation.

A key aspect of the role will be to identify potential funding opportunities for development of these library collections, and to manage the process of grant applications. In addition, the appointee will engage in the promotion of the collections by attending appropriate events, using social media and visiting relevant history departments.

About The Department

The Institute of Historical Research is one of the member Institutes of the School of Advanced Study, part of the University of London. Founded in 1921 by A. F. Pollard, the Institute of Historical Research (IHR) is an important resource and meeting place for researchers from all over the world.

The IHR library is a reference collection of published primary sources covering the history of Western Europe and its colonial history from the fifth century to the present.

You can find out more about the Institute and the Library here: http://www.history.ac.uk/

Further Information

In order to apply for this post, please upload and CV and covering letter using the link below. In your covering letter please clearly demonstrate how you meet the requirements of the post.

The deadline for applications is midnight on Sunday, 16 August 2015. Interviews are expected to be held on 2 September 2015.

The University offers membership to the Universities’ Superannuation Scheme (USS).

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More information

Het KNHG is de grootste organisatie van professionele historici in Nederland. Het biedt een platform aan de ruim 1100 leden en aan de historische gemeenschap als geheel. Word lid van het KNHG.
Het Huygens Instituut beoogt de Nederlandse geschiedenis en cultuur inclusiever maken. Het ontsluit historische bronnen en literaire teksten en ontwikkelt innovatieve methoden, tools en duurzame digitale infrastructuur.