Research on intimacies in state socialist Poland

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January 24, 2017
Subject Fields: 
Eastern Europe History / Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Intellectual History, Sexuality Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

For our research project “Intimate life during state socialism in comparative perspective” we seek a colleague with background in history and/or social sciences and fluent (preferably native) knowledge of Polish. A successful candidate will hold a PhD or be nearing completion having acquired proficiency in qualitative and/or archival research. We expect an interest in gender and sexuality, ability to work creatively and independently sharing research results with an international team. While we want our new colleague to conduct research with sources written in Polish, we publish our results in English and count on you to do the same. Since your research will comprise of identifying and finding relevant Polish historical documents, your preferable location is Poland.

We offer this position initially for up to six months. This position does not constitute employment!

To apply, please send your CV and a letter of interest detailing your research experience to dr. Katerina Liskova at by January 24, 2017 at the latest. We will be looking forward to hearing form you.


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