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Post-doc position in economic history/demography, Department of Economic History, Lund University

Lund University is inviting applications for a post-doc position in economic history/demography starting January 1, 2019 (or by agreement). The tenure is limited to two years.

The researcher will be employed at the Department of Economic History and affiliated with the Centre for Economic Demography at the Lund University School of Economics and Management. He/she will work in the research program "The Rise and Fall of the Industrial City: Landskrona Population Study" together with other post docs and senior researchers, doing demographic analyses using longitudinal individual-level data for the peroid 1900-2010.

Candidates must have a PhD in a field related to economic history or demography (e.g. economic history, economics, history, demography, sociology), received no more than three years ago (unless the applicant has been on parental leave or leave due to illness). Applications will be accepted from persons who have not yet completed their PhDs, but this condition must be satisfied at the time of employment.

More details about the position, contact information, and how to apply can be found here: https://lu.varbi.com/en/what:job/jobID:227916/

Deadline submission: 15.11.2018

Fixed term assistant professorships, Department of Business and Economic, University of Southern Denmark, Odense

The Department of Business and Economics, University of Southern Denmark in Odense, invites applications for one or more assistant professorship positions (fixed term) in the areas of economics, econometrics, health, and demography.

The assistant professors will be attached to CPOP - The SDU Interdisciplinary Center on Population Dynamics and will be members of the Econometrics and Economic History Group at the Department of Business and Economics in the Faculty of the Social Sciences.

Job Qualifications:

We seek applicants with a strong research potential and the ability to work in a multi-disciplinary research team counting Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, Health Sciences as well as Humanities. The preferred applicants research activity is expected to focus on interdisciplinary research and to be published in best international journals. Knowledge of Danish is not required for the position. Applicants should have completed their Ph.D. in a social scientific or related discipline prior to starting.

About the Econometrics and Economic History Group:

The aim of the group is to carry out research of high international standard documented through publications in internationally distinguished journals and through presentations at top conferences.

The research of the group cover econometrics & economic history. Specific research areas include aging, demography, causality, survival analysis, mortality and health forecasting, health and health dynamics, and development and long-term growth.

Furthermore, the group hosts the Danish CT for Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE) and the Consortium for SHARE-REGLINK, which is a linkage between Danish SHARE and register data. It also includes the Historical Economics and Development Group (HEDG). Since its establishment in 2011, HEDG has been one of the fastest growing groups within growth, development and economic history and is arguably one of the leading groups in Europe.

The group offers undergraduate and graduate courses in econometrics, statistics, economic history, health economics, demography and macroeconomics.

The appointment is for three years. We offer a uniquely ambitious research environment, good research funding and very favorable teaching loads. For the successful candidate, options for tenure will be discussed during a third-year review. Favorable tax agreements may apply to non-Danish applicants.

Application Procedure:

Interviews will be conducted at the ASSA meetings in Atlanta, January 4-6, 2019. Please submit your letter of application, CV, a research paper, a grade transcript (unofficial for new PhDs) and three reference letters viavia https://www.aeaweb.org/joe/. Other material, for example, documentation of teaching experience, can be submitted as well. Applications are considered on a rolling basis and they must be received by December 3rd, 2018 to be guaranteed full consideration; late applications may be accepted until the positions are filled.

For more informations: Paul Sharp (pauls at sam.sdu.dk)

2 fully funded PhD positions, Rural and Environmental History Group, Wageningen University

1. PhD project on Intra-Asian Migration, 1800-2000.

For more information see: https://www.wur.nl/en/vacancy/PhD-project-on-Intra-Asian-Migration-1800-2000.htm

2. PhD project on Food Trade in Sub-Saharan Africa, 1900-present.

For more information see: https://www.wur.nl/en/vacancy/PhD-project-on-Food-Trade-in-Sub-Saharan-Africa-1900-present.htm

 

Deadline submission: 16.11.2018

Network dedicated to the history of the Monastic Economy: Granting of Research Allowances

The Center for Advanced Study Sofia (CAS) and the Center for Governance and Culture in Europe (GCE) at the School of Humanities and Social Sciences in the University of St. Gallen have established a NETWORK of scholars from Southeastern and Western Europe devoted to the history of monastic economy.  This Call is addressed to candidates willing to join the NETWORK. Part of its budget (2017-2019) is allocated to the granting on a competitive basis of RESEARCH ALLOWANCES.

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Η Δράση Αναβάθμιση και Ανανέωση του ιστοχώρου της Ελληνικής Εταιρείας Οικονομικής Ιστορίας χρηματοδοτείται από το Κοινωφελές Ίδρυμα Ιωάννη Σ. Λάτση, στο πλαίσιο του Προγράμματος Ενίσχυσης Επιστημονικών Εταιρειών 2016