The School of Economics and Management, Dept. of Economic History at Lund University announces one position as post-doctoral fellow in the projekt African Elites: Wealth Accumulation and Persistence.
Subject area: African Economic History
About the position:
- The holder will mainly work in the externally funded research project African Elites: Wealth Accumulation and Persistence.
- The primary focus of the project is the analysis of the development of African elites in the informal (agrarian) sector. It is building on a previous project where we estimated income levels and groups size for income classes.
- Work tasks involve data collection, digitisation and analysis as well as writing academic papers for publication in international, well-renowned journals.
- The postdoctoral fellow must hold a PhD in Economic history, Economics or History, awarded no more than three years ago (unless the applicant has been on parental or sick leave or other deductible cause).
- The holder of the position should be competent and experienced enough to be able to carry out independent research in the field of African Economic History.
- Documented background in the field, primarily proven through published work and a detailed self-assessment and research plan, is a requirement.
- The applicant needs to have experience in archival studies in general and familiarity with colonial archives for African colonies is a plus.
- High proficiency in the English language
Apply online and applications should be written in English and must include:
- Cover letter
- Curriculum Vitae
- Research plan
- Publications including publication list
- Certificates, references, etc.
|Subject areas||Economic history, Economics, History|
|Eligibility||Open to all nationalities|
|Deadline||27th March 2020|