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Researcher for the project The Unwanted Citizens: The Holocaust and the Aryanization of Jewish Property in Romania and the Independent State of Croatia (NDH), 1940-1945
In the event of divergent interpretations of the English and Swedish versions of this announcement, the Swedish version takes precedence.
The Hugo Valentin Centre (HVC ) is an interdisciplinary unit at the Department of History , Uppsala University, with a focus on research and education in two fields: first, cultural, social and political phenomena and processes of change related to the ethnic dimension of human life and, second, holocaust and genocide studies. The former involves studying minorities and ethnic relations in a broad sense, with an emphasis on migration, language and cultural revitalization, integration, discrimination, and political and social conditions in a multicultural context. The second area of research deals with the history and memory of the Holocaust, comparative analysis of genocide and other grave violations of human rights, and research on the effects of violence on individuals and society. Research is conducted in a markedly interdisciplinary research environment that brings together researchers with a background in history and philosophy, language studies and social sciences.
The work duties consist of research in the project The Unwanted Citizens: The Holocaust and the Aryanization of Jewish Property in Romania and the Independent State of Croatia (NDH), 1940-1945. The position requires continuous attendance at the HVC, active participation in seminars and other activities as well as ongoing presentation of the researcher’s own research. Teaching and administration can occur, but not more than 20 % of the employment.
A PhD in history, combined with the scientific competences and skills of relevance for the subject field of the application and the tasks that should be performed. The applicant should also have knowledge about and experience with work in Romanian archival collections of importance for the project. We furthermore expect the applicant to have very good skills in oral and written Romanian and English.
- Documented experience with research on the Second World War in Romania, with a particular focus on Holocaust history
- Administrative experience, displayed by an ability to efficiently plan, organize and prioritize work, for instance by setting and keeping deadlines.
- Knowledge of German, Croatian, Bosnian and/or Serbian is beneficial.
- Documented ability of project management and work.
- Knowledge about the history of the Independent State of Croatia is desirable.
- Documented interest for comparative history is desirable.
A complete application must include:
- A curriculum vitae and attested copies of certificates and other documents referred to.
- A brief account of academic, teaching and other work.
- A list of up to ten academic publications. These should be ranked according to their relevance to the application. It must also be clearly stated which writings belong to the following categories: monographs, peer-reviewed articles and book chapters.
- Publications cited must be uploaded to the application system in pdf format.
Uppsala University strives to be an inclusive workplace that promotes equal opportunities and attracts qualified candidates who can contribute to the University’s excellence and diversity. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people of all backgrounds.
Salary: We use individually negotiated, monthly salary
Starting date: September 1, 2019, or as agreed.
Type of employment: fixed term employment for 27 months
Scope of employment: 100 %
For further information about the position please contact: Goran Miljan on phone +46-(0)18-471 7435, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org .
For further information about the Department of History and Hugo Valentin Centre, please contact:head of department Erik Lindberg on phone +46 (0)18-471 1523, or email email@example.com For information about the HVC, contact director Tomislav Dulić on phone +46-(0)18-471 6395, or email firstname.lastname@example.org .
We look forward to receiving your application no later thanJune 23 2019, UFV-PA 2019/1301.
Are you considering moving to Sweden to work at Uppsala University? If so, you will find a lot of information about working and living in Sweden at www.uu.se/joinus . You are also welcome to contact International Faculty and Staff Services at email@example.com .
Please do not send offers of recruitment or advertising services. Applications must be submitted as described in this advertisement.
Placement: Department of History
Type of employment: Full time , Permanent position
Pay: We use individually negotiated, monthly salary
Number of positions: 1
Working hours: 100%
County: Uppsala län
Number of reference: UFV-PA 2019/1301
Last application date: 2019-06-23
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