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The HERA project "The European Spa" offers a Postdoctoral Research Position

Job Advertisement Postdoctoral Researcher

Job Advertisement Postdoctoral Researcher
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News from Oct 09, 2019

The HERA funded interdisciplinary research project SPAS: 'The European Spa as a Transnational Public Space and Social Metaphor', led by Dr Christian Noack, offers a two year postdoc position at the University of Amsterdam (Amsterdam School for Regional and Transnational and European Studies).

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The researcher is expected to research the history of spas, seaside and climatic resorts in countries like Romania, Italy, Spain or Portugal. Tasks of the postdoctoral researcher will include:

  • regular presentations of intermediate research results at workshops and conferences;
  • publication of at least one peer-reviewed article;
  • administrative support of the project management in co-organisation of project meetings e.g. and workshops;
  • willingness and ability to support the research team in its digital and social media activities.


The successful applicant must have:

  • a PhD in in a relevant field (such as History, European Studies, Heritage Studies);
  • expertise in Southern Europe with good working knowledge in at least two or more Roman languages;
  • proficiency in English;
  • outstanding research qualities and keen interest in interdisciplinary research methods and approaches;
  • good academic writing and presentation skills;
  • good social and organizational skills and ability and willingness to work in a team;
  • willingness to travel abroad for research stays, conferences and project expert workshops.
The closing date for the application 15 November 2019

For more information please see the full text of the job advertisement at the University of Amsterdam website.

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