Postdoctoral researcher in the field of history in the Department of History of the 20th Century, Faculty of History, University of Warsaw in NCN OPUS-24 research project: “The Foothold: China, Southeast Asia, and the Global Revolution at the Margins,

Updated: 6 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 30 Nov 2023

5 Sep 2023
Job Information
Organisation/Company

University of Warsaw
Department

History
Research Field

History » Other
Researcher Profile

First Stage Researcher (R1)
Country

Poland
Application Deadline

30 Nov 2023 - 00:00 (Europe/Warsaw)
Type of Contract

Temporary
Job Status

Full-time
Hours Per Week

40
Offer Starting Date

1 Oct 2024
Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?

No

Offer Description

Full-time employment planned for 24 months.

Planned gross gross basic salary: 280,000 PLN for 24 months + funding for research trips.

Employment is possible from 1st October 2024.

 

Scope of work

1. Conducting research on her/his topic that will be related to history of postcolonial (1940s-60s) Burma/Myanmar or history of the relations between Burma/Myanmar and Thailand or Burma/Myanmar and China in 1940s-60s.

2. Preparing and publishing academic articles.

3. Presenting research findings on international conferences.

4. Assisting PI in certain research related activities such as preparing bibliographies, finding sources and literature.

 


Requirements
Research Field
History » Other
Education Level
PhD or equivalent

Skills/Qualifications

1. PhD degree (preferably in the field of 19th and/or 20th century Southeast Asian history, Burmese/Myanmar history, or global history with focus on Southeast Asia/Burma). PhD degree must be obtained in an academic institution other than the University of Warsaw no later than 7 years before starting the fellowship.
2. Full fluency in English.
3. Publication record commensurate to the career level.
4. Knowledge of Burmese (Myanmar) language will be an advantage.
5. Knowledge of Thai language will be an advantage,


Languages
ENGLISH
Level
Excellent

Research Field
History » Other

Additional Information
Selection process

Selection procedure
• Application deadline: 30 November 2023.
• The results will be announced by 29 February 2024 and candidates will be informed by e-mail.
• After a formal assessment of the applications, the committee may make a preliminary
evaluation of the applications and on this basis select a shortlist of candidates admitted to
further stages of the procedure.

The recruitment process is determined by the Statute of the University of Warsaw and the
relevant rules of the University of Warsaw and Faculty of History.

How to apply

Required documents:

1. A letter of application (to the Rector of the University of Warsaw).
2. The candidates should meet the conditions set out in the Act of July 20, 2018 – Law on Higher Education and Science (i.e. Journal of Laws of 2024, item 741) and the Statute of the University of Warsaw (Resolution No. 443 of the Senate of the University of Warsaw
of June 26, 2019, Monitor item 190).– signed statement.
3. Ph.D. degree obtained no later than 7 years before starting the fellowship or a statement from your supervisor that you expect to receive your Ph.D. degree by October 1st, 2024.
4. CV with a list of publications.
5. A cover letter.
6. Description of the research project related to the grant (2 pages).
7. Two recommendation letters.
8. An administrative questionnaire.
9. GDPR consent statement (”Information on personal data processing”, attached below).
10. Please include in your application the following statement: “I am familiar with the conditions of conducting a call for the position of an academic teacher at the University of Warsaw (Decree No. 106 of the Rector of the UW of 27 September 2019, paragraph 1, point 4).”

All documents should be sent by e-mail to the following address: [email protected] under the title: “Call: NCN OPUS-24”.


Work Location(s)
Number of offers available
1
Company/Institute
University of Warsaw
Country
Poland
City
Warsaw
Postal Code
00-927
Street
Krakowskie Przedmieście 26/28
Geofield


Where to apply
E-mail

[email protected]

Contact
City

Warsaw
Website

http://historia.uw.edu.pl
Street

Krakowskie Przedmiescie 26/28
Postal Code

00-927
E-Mail

[email protected]
Phone

225520415

STATUS: EXPIRED

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