Position, 3-year PostDoc, Modern Japaense History, University of Zürich

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University of Zurich, Department of History
3-year Postdoc (80% position) in Modern Japanese History

Applicants are invited to join an international team in the Humanities in the European Research Area (HERA) funded project, ‘East Asian Uses of the European Past: Tracing Braided Chronotypes’. The appointee will be based at the Historisches Seminar, University of Zurich, and work under Zurich’s Principal Investigator, Prof. Dr. Martin Dusinberre (Global History with a speciality in East Asian History). At the same time, she/he will be expected to work closely with the University of Zurich’s other HERA collaborators: Heidelberg University, the London School of Economics, and Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, and local partners.

Applicants are expected to propose a post-doctoral project within the broad theme of the HERA project (for a brief summary of research aims, see here: http://www.hist.uzh.ch/fachbereiche/neuzeit/lehrstuehle/dusinberre/hera.html). The University of Zurich’s sub-theme is ‘Decline and Fall’, with a focus on 19th and 20th-century Japanese history: post-doctoral researchers working on the history of Japanese imperialism and/or Japanese industrialization are particularly encouraged to apply.

Posting Date: 05/25/2016
Closing Date 06/26/2016