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About the role


We are seeking a Post-Doctoral Researcher to join the team working on a major 5-year research project, ‘Global Correspondent Banking 1870-2000’, funded by the European Research Council Advanced Grant scheme. The Researcher will join the team from November 2023, or as soon as possible thereafter. The project is led by Professor Catherine R. Schenk at the University of Oxford. The overall objective is to analyse the changing shape of international correspondent banking networks across the 20thcentury using quantitative and qualitative research methods.


Alongside a cohort of three to five Post-Doctoral researchers, the Researcher will be attached to a research stream that will carry out data analysis related to the correspondent banking relationships of international banks from 1870-2000.


About you


You will possess sufficient specialist knowledge in a relevant discipline, which may include geography, financial history or another cognate discipline and have demonstrable experience and expertise in advanced statistical methods, programming and geographic/networking software as applied to large datasets (including R, Stata, GIS, network analysis).


You will hold a relevant PhD/DPhil, or evidence that a doctorate is close to completion, together with relevant experience. You will have excellent communication and data management skills, a demonstrable capacity for independent research, be capable of managing your own academic research and associated activities, and have previous experience of contributing to publications and/or presentations.


The post is full time, fixed-term for one year.


Application process


For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Professor Catherine R Schenk: .


As part of the online application process, you should provide a supporting statement setting out how you meet the selection criteria, a curriculum vitae and the names and contact details of two referees.


Only applications submitted online and received before noon Friday 15th September 2023 will be considered.


Interviews will be held mid-October 2023.


Committed to equality and valuing diversity


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