Skip to ContentSkip to Navigation
OnderzoekOnderzoek Faculteit der LetterenOnderzoeksinstitutenThe Groningen Research Institute for the Study of Culture (ICOG)News

Vacancies: 2 postdoc positions ERC Consolidator project ‘Sharing Knowledge in Literary and Learned Networks (SKILLNET) – The Republic of Letters as a Pan-European Knowledge Society, 1400-1800’

30 May 2018

The Department of History and Art History of Utrecht University seeks to appoint two three year postdoc positions to conduct research on the Republic of Letters, starting on 1 September 2018; one for a sociological project and one for text mining. The research is a sub-project of the ERC Consolidator project 'Sharing Knowledge in Learned and Literary Networks (SKILLNET) – The Republic of Letters as a pan-European Knowledge Society', led by Dr Dirk van Miert.

For the vacancies and more information, see the AcademicTransfer website:

Postdoctoral Researcher The Republic of Letters as an Institution for Collective Action (1.0 FTE)

Postdoctoral Researcher A digital discourse analysis of the Republic of Letters’ idealistic language, 1400-1800 (1.0 FTE)

The postdocs will preferably start as of 1 September 2018. The deadline for application is 11 June 2018. Enquiries can be made to Dirk van Miert, via d.k.w.vanmiert@uu.nl. An extended research description is available upon request. Also see the project website at skillnet.nl.

Last modified:30 May 2018 12.57 p.m.

More news

  • 09 October 2018

    What the world really needs to know about leadership

    ‘Do you know how often organizations select the wrong manager?’, asks Janka Stoker. ‘Recent research carried out by Gallup shows that this happens in a staggering 82% of cases! These managers were often chosen just because they happened to be very...

  • 02 October 2018

    Young Academy Groningen welcomes eight new members

    The Young Academy Groningen (YAG) has appointed eight new members from diverse disciplines at the University of Groningen. Dr Laura Bringmann, dr Jan Willem Bolderdijk, dr Nanna Hilton, dr Tina Kretschmer, dr Jocelien Olivier, dr Saskia Peels, dr Marleen...

  • 02 October 2018

    Peter van Kampen on the collaboration with German institutions

    The fourth-largest economy in the world lies just 50 km east of Groningen. Although the physical border with Germany may no longer amount to much, there are mental barriers that make collaboration between Dutch companies and the German profit and non-profit...