JOB OPPORTUNITY: Post-Doctoral Researcher in Global Correspondent Banking 1870-2000 - European Networks

We are seeking a Post-Doctoral Researcher to join the GloCoBank team from January 2023, or as soon as possible thereafter, to work on European Networks. Read more about the project here.  

Alongside a cohort of three to five Post-Doctoral researchers, the Researcher will be attached to a research stream that will use archival research and advanced statistical analysis the dynamics of correspondent banking relationships in Europe during this period, including the banks’ strategy and the impact of economic and political shocks.

About you 

You will possess sufficient specialist knowledge in a relevant discipline, which may include expertise in financial history or another cognate discipline and knowledge of European economic history from 1870-2000. You will have demonstrable experience in statistical methods (e.g. R, Stata, GIS) and experience in archival research. Fluency in reading more than one European language, with willingness to travel to archives in Europe where appropriate, is essential. 

You will hold, or be close to completion of, a doctorate in a relevant field. You will have excellent communication and data handling skills, a demonstrable capacity for independent research, be capable of managing your own academic research and associated activities, and have previous experience of contributing to publications and/or presentations. 

This post is full time, fixed-term for two years.

Application Process 

For full details about the role and the application process click here.  For an informal discussion about the role, please contact the project's Principal Investigator Professor Catherine R Schenk:

You will be required to complete a supporting statement, setting out how you meet the selection criteria, curriculum vitae and the names and contact details of two referees as part of your online application.

Only applications submitted through the University of Oxford e-recruitment system and received before noon Friday 2nd September 2022 can be considered.