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Researcher in historical working life research – Lund University, Sweden, 2022


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Researcher in historical working life research at the division of history at the Department of History, at Lund University, Sweden, 2022

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General Info

Position: Researcher
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field:
Joining Date: Jan 01, 2023
Contract Period: 5 Months
Salary: Subject to norms

Department of History
Lund University, Lund, Sweden

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Qualification Details

- You have completed a doctoral degree in a subject with a relevant humanistic or social science focus no more than five years before the end of the application period.

- You have conducted research in the field of labor market or working life research.

- You are an active researcher applying for research grants.

- You have experience in organizing conferences, seminars and public events.

Specific qualifications of additional merit for the position:

- You have experience of cooperation with organizations outside the academy and above all with labor market organizations.

Responsibilities/Job Description

The employment involves working with a major conference event in Helsingborg in the spring of 2023, and conducting research and writing research applications in the research area “historical working life research”. You will be part of a group responsible for planning and implementing the Forum for Labor Research (FALF) national conference in June 2023.

In addition to the activities within the framework of the Historical Labor Research project, teaching on the Department of History's labor history courses may occur.

The employment means that you will have extensive cooperation with other project employees. The main working language is Swedish/Scandinavian.Qualifications

How to Apply?

Application Method: Online Application
Ref. No.: PA2022/3821

Application Procedure

The position is applied for via the university's recruitment system. The application must contain a personal letter of a maximum of one page explaining why you are interested in the position and how the position matches your qualifications. The application must also contain CV, degree certificate, list of documents you wish to refer to as well as copies of grades, references, letters of recommendation etc.

About the Department/Section/Group

The position is placed at the division of history at the Department of History. The Department of History has around 90 employees at three different divisions: history, human rights studies and Centre for East and South East Asian studies. The division of history is located at LUX in central Lund with easy access to research libraries, IT support, the Humanities Lab, café, canteen etc. The division offers a lively research environment with many PhD students. The National Graduate School in Historical Studies is also based at the department.

As a work place, we care about a good work environment with good relations and respect and care for each other. We offer a regular joint staff- and teaching meetings, seminars, coffee breaks, staff parties and an annual survey about social and mental health.

About the Employer: Lund University, Sweden

Note or Other details

Lund University is a public authority which means that employees get particular benefits, generous annual leave and an advantageous occupational pension scheme.

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Contact details

  • Lina Sturfelt, Head of the Department,
  • Mikael Ottosson, Director of Studies,

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Published on: | Last Updated: Nov 23, 2022 | at nViews Career by nViews Career Team