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Department of Economic History, LSE - ESRC postdoctoral fellowships (2024)

The Department of Economic History would be pleased to consider applications for the ESRC Postdoctoral Fellowship (2024).

If you are interested, full information can be found at:

Applications open on 16th April and close at 4pm on 16th May.

Call for expressions of interest: three fully funded PhD positions in economic history, Department of Economics, Public University of Navarra (UPNA)

The economic history unit at the Department of Economics, Public University of Navarre (UPNA) will open three PhD positions starting in September 2024. The PhD positions are fully funded for a duration of four years. Accepted candidates will also join the Institute for Advanced Research in Business and Economics (INARBE).


We are looking expressions of interest by students with a background in economics, history or related disciplines to participate in the following two projects:

 - Taxation, inequality, and welfare state policies (led by Sara Torregrosa, one position)

 - Energy transitions, natural resources, and industrialization (led by Cristián Ducoing, two positions)


To be elegible for admission candidates should have completed a Master’s degree or equivalent.


Interested applicants are asked to contact the project leaders with the following documents: a short CV (2 pages), a motivation letter with a potential research project (max 3 pages), and an academic record. If available, a final degree project or master’s thesis could be attached as well.


We are looking forward to receiving your expressions of interest before March, 31st 2024!


Sara Torregrosa Hetland,

 Cristián Ducoing Ruiz,


For more information on the prospective supervisors, you may visit:

Call for expression of Interest for 1 fixed-term Tenure Track Researcher (RTT) in Economic History (13/C1)

The Department of Economics and Statistics (DEPS) at the University of Siena, in attempt to strengthening its international position and to enhance the areas of expertise already well developed in the faculty, is opening a new tenured position of researcher in economic and social history. The expertise of the current academic staff of the DEPS in the field of economic history is mainly focused in the following topics:


• Sources and drivers of technological change in historical perspective

 • Human capital formation in the long run

 • Long run economic growth and the evolution of living standards

 • Real wages and economic growth in historical perspective


The position will be covered by an open competitive evaluation procedure (i.e. concorso) according to the Italian law (Law 240/2010 art. 24) for a Position of a tenure track Researcher (RTT), Researcher becoming Associate Professor after 6 years upon confirmation and having obtained abilitazione (national qualification). Before the formal opening of the position, the Department of Economics and Statistics is launching a Call for Expression of Interest for potential candidates.


Profile: The DEPS is looking for economic historians with a research background in one or more of the four previously indicated research domains and who are expected to carry out cutting-edge research in synergy with the existing academic staff working on related topics. The recruited Researcher will contribute to strengthening the teaching activities of the Department at both levels of undergraduate and master. He/she will also be actively involved in the management and administrative activities of the Department.


Terms and Conditions: The yearly gross salary for a RTT researcher is € 56,500 for the entire duration of the contract.


Application procedure: Interested candidates are requested to send their CV (max 3 pages) and a motivation letter by email to amministrazione.deps[at] by 31 March 2024. Please indicate in the subject line of the message: RTT-ECONOMIC HISTORY. All correspondence and expressions of interest will be kept strictly confidential.


In case of inquiries, please contact prof. Michelangelo Vasta (vasta[at] The candidate will be notified about the results of the call for interest within 30 days from the deadline. The candidates could be invited for an interview at the DEPS of the University of Siena.


Timing: It is expected to fill the position by December 2024.


Equal opportunities: DEPS is an equally-opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and underrepresented minorities are especially encouraged to apply.


Disclaimer: this is not yet a job vacancy advertisement. Based on the expressions of interest for these positions, the University of Siena will determine whether or not to launch an open competition (pursuant art. 18 or art. 7 of the Italian Law 240/2010).


Επίκουρος Καθηγητής στο γνωστικό αντικείμενο "Διεθνής Πολιτική Οικονομία", Τμήμα Οικονομικών Επιστημών, Εθνικό & Καποδιστριακό Πανεπιστήμιο Αθηνών

We inform you that a new position has been entered in the Apella information system:

Title: Επίκουρος Καθηγητής
Code: APP37208
Organization: National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
School: Economics & Political Sciences 
Department/Institute: Economics
Discipline: Διεθνής Πολιτική Οικονομία

Submission Opening Date: 21/11/2023
Submission End Date: 21/01/2024

Αναπληρωτής καθηγητής στο γνωστικό αντικείμενο "Ιστορία και Ποσοτικές Εφαρμογές της Οικονομικής Ανάλυσης", Τμήμα Διοίκησης Επιχειρήσεων, Πανεπιστήμιο Πατρών

We inform you that a new position has been entered in the Apella information system:

Title: Αναπληρωτής καθηγητής
Code: APP36744
Organization: University of Patras
School: Economics and Business 
Department/Institute: Business Administration
Discipline: Ιστορία και Ποσοτικές Εφαρμογές της Οικονομικής Ανάλυσης

Submission Opening Date: 26/10/2023
Submission End Date: 26/12/2023

Postdoctoral researcher in Economic History, Dondena Center, Bocconi University

The Dondena Center at Bocconi University seeks to hire one postdoctoral researcher in Economic History working on projects funded by the Italian Ministry of University and Research. The position will last 20 months, starting in January 2024.

Assistant Professor with a primary research focus on Economic History, Economics Department, University of Massachusetts Amherst

The UMass Amherst Economics Department is searching for an Assistant Professor with a primary research focus on Economic History. Applications are invited from Ph.D.s in History as well as Economics.

Tenure-track faculty positions at CUNEF University

CUNEF Universidad is seeking candidates for tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level in the departments of Economics, including a position in Business and Economic History.

Post-doctoral researcher for the ERC-Starting Grant project ‘Islamic Endowments (Waqf) and State Formation in the Ottoman Empire, 1450-1650 (OTTOWAQF)’, Ghent University

As a post-doctoral researcher at Ghent University, you will join the ERC-Starting Grant project ‘Islamic Endowments (Waqf) and State Formation in the Ottoman Empire, 1450-1650 (OTTOWAQF)’, under the leadership of the principal investigator, Professor Christopher Markiewicz.

Chair (Full Professor) in "Social and Economic History of the Early Modern Period", Department of History and Art History, Utrecht University

Utrecht University is searching for a full professor on the 'Social and Economic History of the Early Modern Period' as of May 2024. The chair will be embedded in the renowned Economic and Social History (ESH) section , at the Department of History and Art History  (GKG). The newly appointed professor is or aspires to be at the forefront of their field of study. The chair will play a prominent role within GKG and the university's strategic themes, most notably Institutions for Open Societies  and Pathways to Sustainability . In this capacity, the chair should have, or develop, a research agenda that is interdisciplinary and fits within and contributes to the research programme of the ESH section. This programme is transnational, long-term and comparative in nature. Teaching and supervision will involve the History Bachelor and (Research) Master programmes of GKG and possibly also the Philosophy, Politics and Economics Bachelor programme.

Call for applications: Two years research position at the University of Milano-Bicocca

It has been published a public competition for a two-years research position in economic history at the Department of Economics, Management, and Statistics of the University of Milano-Bicocca. The researcher will be involved in a research project funded by the Italian Ministry of University on the topic "Management and Consumption of the Natural Resources in Early Modern Italy (1500-1800)", focusing on the case studies of Bologna and Milan. Both the quantitative (amounts consumed, prices) and qualitative (supply areas, products) aspects of the consumption of the natural resources will be included in the analysis. Besides the salary, the researcher will be provided of relevant research funds for archival missions, conferences and publications.

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Modern Greek Studies, School of History, Classics and Archaeology, University of Edinburgh

With generous support from the A. G. Leventis Foundation, the School of History, Classics and Archaeology at the University of Edinburgh is pleased to invite applications for an open-ended Lectureship/Senior Lectureship in Modern Greek Studies. Applications are welcome from specialists in any area of Greek history, literature or culture from 1453 to the present. 

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