Beca Beatriu de Pinós (B) Postdoctoral Fellowship

We are looking for eligible candidates to apply for a 2-year postdoctoral position, advertised by the Catalonian Government Research Agency (AGAUR). The suitable candidate should be an Ancient Historian of the Classical Antiquity willing to carry out a postdoctoral research project preferably on classical warfare and international relations (cent. IV- I BCE) or a similar topic directly related to our team’s research interests. Led by Prof. Toni Ñaco del Hoyo, from the Catalan Institute for Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA), this team is based at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (Catalonia, Spain). Each team member can back only one candidate for this call.

Candidate Requirements

a) To be in possession of a doctoral degree (award of the PhD and approval of the thesis) between January 1, 2007 and December 31, 2011. In the event of any eventual maternal & paternal leave, the PhD period would be January 1, 2005 to December 31, 2011.

b) To have, at the time of starting his/her new job, a minimum of 2 years of postdoctoral experience outside Spain. Such a postdoctoral experience, understood as a stay at a university or research centre different from the one in which the PhD has been obtained, may be equally carried out in more than one university or research centre, provided that the total period of postdoctoral training is at least two years.

c) To be the author or co-author of at least one original publication in refereed journals in the field of Ancient History at the time of application.

d) Not have lived or worked in Spain more than 12 months in the last two years prior to the time of the application.

Job description

– Two-year research job at the Autonomous University of Barcelona.

– Gross salary of c.28,000 € / year.

-Up to 6,000 € for research expenses.

-Office at the Classics and Medieval Studies Department.

-No teaching load, unless the Research Fellow is interested.


Deadline for the online application: 30th September 2013.

-As soon as possible any interested candidates should write to: [email protected] sending an ‘expression of interest’ and a copy of their cv, in order to discuss their prospective projects.