Vacancy: Post-doctoral fellow in historical demography/economic history (2+2 years)

Lund University is inviting applications for a post-doc/early-stage researcher position in historical demography/economic history starting January 1, 2018 (or by agreement).

The tenure is limited to two years, with a possibility of extension for an additional two years.

The researcher will be employed at the Department of Economic History and be affiliated with the Center for Economic Demography at the Lund University School of Economics and Management (LUSEM). He/she will work in the research program “The Rise and Fall of the Industrial City: Landskrona Population Study” together with other post docs and senior researchers, doing demographic analyses using longitudinal individual-level data for the period 1900-2010.

Candidates must have a PhD in a field related to historical demography (e.g. Economic History, History, Demography, Economics, Sociology, Geography), received no more than three years ago (unless the applicant has been on parental leave or leave due to illness). Applications will also be accepted from persons who have not yet completed their PhD, but this condition must be satisfied at the time of employment.

More details about the post and information on how to apply can be found at the following link:

The closing date for receipt of applications is 15 November 2017. We are unable to accept any late applications.