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

About the role

We are seeking a Post-Doctoral Researcher to join the team from April 2024, or as soon as possible thereafter, to work on European Networks. Read more about the project here.

Alongside a cohort of up to five Post-Doctoral researchers, the Researcher will be attached to a research stream that will use archival research and advanced statistical analysis to explore 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 experience in managing data through spreadsheets and databases and applying statistical methods to data (e.g. R, Stata, GIS), as well as experience in archival research and collection of quantitative data. Fluency in reading more than one European language, with willingness to travel to archives in Europe where appropriate, is essential.

You will hold a relevant PhD/DPhil, or evidence that a doctorate is close to completion, together with relevant experience. 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 one year.

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 online and received before noon Monday 26th February 2024 can be considered.

Interviews are expected to be held in early March 2024.

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