26 de marzo de 2022

Expresiones de interés: Postdoc in the History of Childhood (Milà i Fontanals Institution-CSIC, Barcelona)

We are offering a 2.5 years Postdoctoral research position within the History of Science Group at the Milà i Fontanals Institution for Research in Humanities, Spanish National Research Council (IMF-CSIC) in Barcelona. 

The selected candidate will develop his/her own research within a project about the history of talented and gifted children in Europe (19th-20th centuries), and contribute to the organization of research and knowledge transfer activities.
The research proposal should deal with one or several of the following topics in historical perspective (related matters to these topics that the candidate may find relevant will also be accepted):

·  Scientific studies on giftedness and talent in children

·  The childrearing of gifted and talented children

·  Child prodigies and their cultural productions

Expected starting date: 1 September 2022


·  PhD in History, History of Science, Cultural History, Art History or other relevant fields for the project (the PhD needs to be awarded before the start of the appointment)

·  Excellent trackrecord and good command of English

·  Willingness to collaborate in the organization of research and knowledge transfer activities 

What we offer:

·  A welcoming working environment and a shared office

·  A limited budget for research activities

·  The position does not include teaching duties

·  Gross yearly salary: 35,200 €

Expressions of interest for this position should be sent to Dr. Andrea Graus (andrea.graus@imf.csic.es) including the following materials (in English, Catalan or Spanish):

·  A motivation letter

·  Your CV (max. 5 pages)

·  Research proposal (max. 3 pages, c. 1500 words, excluding references)

·  One of your publications (a paper, PhD or book chapter…). Not necessarily in English/Catalan/Spanish.

You can contact the e-mail above for inquiries. 

Deadline: 25 April 2022