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