|Salary:||£36,024 to £44,263|
|Placed On:||2nd October 2023|
|Closes:||31st October 2023|
Applications are invited for the post of Research Associate at the Global History Lab (GHL) (2 positions available). The successful candidates will pursue high-quality research and teaching at the intersection of online education, contemporary global history, documentary and oral history techniques, and humanitarian action. The successful candidates will work independently to create local Observatories, train researchers, and produce a shared database on stories. Their results will be the basis for collaborative publications with the GHL team of Research Associates, Teaching Fellows, and the Director. The Research Associates will learn skills in online education, data collection across borders, and socially-engaged scholarship. The appointees will be encouraged to use this position as an avenue to develop as a researcher, project designer, and teacher.
The start date is from 1 January 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter. The positions are funded by the Open Society Foundations and are fixed term until 31 August 2025 in the first instance.
Applicants must have been awarded a PhD (or have submitted their doctoral thesis at the point of application) in a relevant specialist area, including but not limited to History, Area Studies, Sociology, Political Science, Anthropology, and have relevant demonstrable experience working in the fields of oral history and documentary methods, international or human rights, and online teaching and/or research.
The Global History Lab (GHL) is committed to teaching world history and expanding the right to research across borders. It has recently moved from Princeton University to Cambridge, and is hosted by CRASSH.
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