The Roosevelt Institute for American Studies (RIAS) is pleased to announce a vacancy for a fulltime (1,0 fte) postdoctoral researcher in American history for a period of 2 years.
The new postdoctoral researcher is invited to do research and work on an academic publication at the RIAS on any aspect of American history, from the colonial period to the contemporary era. Priority is given to research that falls within one or more of the institute’s main research profiles:
- slavery & civil rights;
- environmental history;
- transatlantic relations;
- 20th-century presidential history.
The postdoc’s project plan should include work on an academic publication (such as revising their dissertation into a book or writing one or more academic articles) and/or application for major research funding (from NWO or ERC, for example).
The successful candidate will be employed directly at the RIAS in Middelburg. The appointment is for 5 days per week (1,0 fte) during a fixed-term period of 2 years (non-renewable). The preferred starting date is 1 March 2024 (negotiable).