Tim Riswick

Work Experience

05/2020 – 02/2023: Postdoctoral researcher at the Department of History, Radboud University (0.8 fte) in the project ‘Lifting the burden of disease. The modernisation of health in the Netherlands: Amsterdam 1854-1926’. PI: Angélique Janssens and Jacco Wallinga.

09/2019 – 07/2021: Education Programme Director at N.W. Posthumus Institute, Radboud University (0.2/0.4 fte).

02/2019 – 05/2020: Lecturer Economic & Social History at the Department of  History, University of Groningen (0.2 fte).

09/2013 – 05/2020: PhD Candidate at the Department of History, Radboud University Nijmegen (0.6/0.8 fte) in the project ‘Between Rivalry and Support: The impact of sibling size and composition on Infant and Child Mortality in the Netherlands (1863-1910) and Taiwan (1906-1945)’. My research proposal was funded by the N.W. Posthumus Institute. During this period I have also been a visiting PhD Candidate at Wageningen University (2014-2017) and a visiting scholar at Academia Sinica, Taiwan(07/2014 – 08/2014, 10/2015 – 03/2016, 02/2017 – 03/2017, 11/2018-12/2018, 10/2019-11/2019). Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Theo Engelen (Radboud University Nijmegen) & Prof. Dr. Hilde Bras (University of Groningen).

  • 11/2018-11/2019: Secretary and co-organizer of the HLCS Conference, Radboud University (0.1 fte).
  • 01/2018 – 06/2018: Junior Policy Officer at the Domain Social Sciences and Humanities, The Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO). This position was part of the Professional PhD Program initiative. I mainly worked on the Veni and was responsible for the panel Social Sciences (0.8 fte).
  • 2016: Collaborator on the project ‘Wrecked VOC-ships in Taiwan’ (0.2 fte, 2 months).
  • 09/2015 – 08/2017: Member of the (elected) PhD Council (PON) in the Work Council (OR), and vice-president OR 2016-2017, Radboud University (0.2 fte, and 0.3 fte).

09/2013 – now: Board Member, Collection & Project Management at Museum the Kantfabriek, Horst. Responsible for conservation, management, expositions, and research regarding the collection of the museum. Projects: Exposition Archeology (2019-2020), Website (2019), Vision 2019-2023 (2018), Blijvend Borduren (2017-2018), Kantvernieuwing 2.0 (2016-2017), Exposition Policy 2016-2021 (2014-2016), Collection Management 2015-2020 (2013-2014).

2004 – 2014: Several part-time jobs: Tutor at Bijles Maas and Waal (2012-2014); Student-assistant for the project ‘Region, religion and death’ at Radboud University (2011); Ride Operator at Entertainment Park Toverland (2007 – 2013); Bartender at Blok 10 (2007-2008); Newspaper deliverer (2004-2007).