A Post-Doctoral Research Position: Gender-Based Violence and Nordic Political and Legal Cultures

The EDDA Research Center at the University of Iceland seeks to hire a post-doctoral researcher in the Humanities and/or Social Sciences as part of its participation in the Nordic Excellence Hub “Reimagining Norden in an Evolving World” (ReNEW). The post-doctoral researcher will conduct a study on a topic related to Gender-Based Violence within the Context of Nordic Political and Legal Cultures, which will contribute to the research programs of EDDA and ReNEW. The aim is to improve understanding of the five Nordic countries within a global context and from historical and/or contemporary perspectives.

For more information about the Nordic Excellence Hub, click here.

Application Procedures

Eligibility: The applicants must have completed—or be in a final phase of—a Ph.D. program in a field that has direct relevance for the project.

Period: The contract will be running for one year with the possibility of a renewal for two additional years subject to an annual progress review.  Research work terms are negotiable. 

Requirements: Applicants are asked to fill out an application form, submit a research proposal, and provide a detailed CV. Please download the Post-Doctoral Fellowship–Template. The successful applicant will take an active part in the academic activities of the EDDA Research center and ReNew.

EDDA seeks to promote institutional links with diverse partners in Iceland and abroad and to influence public policy and societal developments.

Application deadline: 16 May 2018.


Further information:

Irma Erlingsdóttir, Director of the EDDA Research Center, the University of Iceland (irma@hi.is; tel.: +354 822–2371).