Research Fellow in Hungarian History

School of Slavonic and East European Studies

UCL, Gower Street, London, UK

Overview

  • Posted on: 10th Feb 2021
  • Salary: £36,028 per annum
  • REF: 1874542
  • Closes: 14th March 2021
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Full Time

Duties and Responsibilities

University College London, School of Slavonic and East European Studies seeks to appoint a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in Hungarian History. This opportunity arises from the award of an AHRC Research Grant to Dr Jakub Bene for the project Europes Last Peasant War: Violence and Revolution in Austria-Hungary and its Successors, 1917-1945.

The appointee will join a project team based in the UK and Slovenia to investigate how central European peasants experienced, and shaped, the era of world wars. In particular, the appointees research will be focused on the collapse of the Austro-Hungarian Empire in rural Hungary and peasant responses to the 1919 Hungarian Soviet Republic. The Research Fellow’s further professional development will be supported through conference attendance and publication opportunities.

Duration of the role is fixed term for 1 year in the first instance and the successful candidate is to start no later than 1st June 2021.

Key Requirements

The successful candidate will have a PhD in modern European history, or in a related discipline, and will preferably have research experience in central Europe. Fluency in Hungarian and high-level proficiency in English are essential. The appointee will join a project team based in the UK and Slovenia to investigate how central European peasants experienced, and shaped, the era of world wars.

Further Details

A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page.

To apply for the vacancy please click on the Apply Now button below.

For enquiries concerning the requirements of the role, please contact Jakub Bene (j.benes@ucl.ac.uk).

For enquiries concerning the application process and any other details, please contact Ms Shevanese Anderson (Human Resources Officer) at Shevanese.anderson@ucl.ac.uk.

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Closing Date

14 Mar 2021

Latest time for the submission of applications

23:59

Interview date

TBC

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