The Faculty of Humanities at the Norwegian university of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway, has openings for two postgraduate students and one postdoctoral fellow to conduct research for the project “Political Regulation of Natural Resources 1870-2010, Global Experiences“, which examines how countries and international bodies have regulated natural resources. The project investigates policy aims and policy achievements as well as capture and distribution of resource rents.

The postdoctoral fellow, who will have a PhD in History or a related field, will contribute towards the main project by analyzing the development of resource regulation in a country / countries outside Scandinavia. One of the PhD students will similarly contribute towards the main project by analyzing the development of resource regulation in a country / countries outside Scandinavia, while the remaining PhD will contribute towards the main project by analyzing the raw material policy of Great Britain during the interwar period. All three appointments will work with a team of 12-14 historians.

The application deadline is November 13th 2017.

All three positions are open to applicants from Australia and New Zealand. Immigrants and women are encouraged to apply for the positions. Further information is available at https://www.jobbnorge.no/en/available-jobs/job/140934/1-postdoc-position-and-2-phd-positions-at-the-department-of-historical-studies

Image: Trondheim Havn, Nedre Bakklandet and Kjøpmannsgata, divided by the Nidelva river in Trondheim, Norway. CC-SA-2.0.