A Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Business History is vacant at the Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management (SBS-EM) of the Free University of Brussels (Université Libre de Bruxelles – ULB). The postdoctoral researcher will hold the title of Kurgan-van Hentenryk Postdoctoral Fellow in Business History. The Kurgan-van Hentenryk (KvH) Chair in Business History aims at advancing and diffusing research on the history of the knowledge economy. The fellowship is awarded for two years’ residence and research at SBS-EM, with a possible extension of a third year. The fellowship is open to scholars who, within the last three years, have received a Ph.D. in history, economics, or a discipline related to the field of business history.
Please note that the applicant should not have been affiliated to a Belgian university more than 12 months within the last three years (1 October 2012 – 30 September 2015). The fellow is required to lead a business history research seminar under the direction of the academic coordinator of the KvH Chair. Finally, the fellow is expected to actively and widely disseminate the latest research findings in business history and to organize an annual Workshop in Business History. The successful candidate will normally be expected to have his or her residence and work place in Brussels, and to be an active member of the research community at the Free University of Brussels (ULB).
For more information, please contact Kenneth Bertrams and visit the full call for candidates. The application deadline is May 31, 2015.