[Vacancy] PhD candidates within the ERC

As per September 1, 2020, the Institute for History of Leiden University will appoint three PhD candidates within the ERC: "Challenging the Liberal World Order from Within, The Invisible History of the United Nations and the Global South, 1945-1981" (INVISIHIST).

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Applications
Applications should be submitted no later than 31 May 2020 via the blue button in our application system . Please quote the vacancy number and the number of the project you are applying for (1,2, or 3) in your application. All requested documents should be sent in PDF format. Interviews on Skype are envisaged for June 2020. Applications should be submitted in English and include a:

  • Cover letter;

  • Statement of purpose, which states the ways in which your experience and knowledge would aid the project team in achieving their overall goals;

  • Explains what you will contribute to this project overall and how you would develop the outline of one of the positions listed above;

  • Curriculum vitae with a list of publications (if applicable);

  • Copy of MA thesis;

  • Proof of English language proficiency for non-native English speakers or those without an undergraduate degree obtained in The Netherlands or an English-speaking country (IELTS 7.0 or lower will only be considered in exceptional circumstances, e.g. in the case of other compensatory factors such as unique experience and expertise);

  • List of (maximum) two referees for your application (with full postal addresses, telephone numbers, and emails). Referees will be contacted directly by the search committee.

Applications for multiple positions are not allowed. The intended start date is 1 September 2020.