Tim Riswick

Work Experience

2020 – 2023: Postdoctoral researcher at the Department of History, Radboud University (0.8 fte). Project ‘Lifting the burden of disease. The modernisation of health in the Netherlands: Amsterdam 1854-1926’. PI: Angélique Janssens and Jacco Wallinga. Start of contract: 01/05/2020.

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

2019 – 2020: Lecturer Economic & Social History at the Department of  History, University of Groningen (0.3 fte during period 02/2019 – 08/2019 and 0.2 fte 02/2020 – 08/2020).

2013 – 2020: PhD Candidate at the Department of History, Radboud University Nijmegen (0.6 fte). Because of a grant from the N.W. Posthumus Institute I could start my own project: ´Between Hostility and Affection: Differences in the Mortality Chances of Brothers and Sisters in Taiwan and the Netherlands, 1860-1945.´ 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) & Dr. Hilde Bras (University of Groningen). Planned submission to manuscript committee: February 2020. End of contract: 30/4/2020.

  • 2018-2019: Secretary and co-organizer of the HLCS Conference, Radboud University (0.1 fte, 12 months).
  • 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, 6 months).
  • 2016: Collaborator on the project ‘Wrecked VOC-ships in Taiwan’ (0.2 fte, 2 months).
  • 2015-2017: Member of the (elected) PhD Council (PON) in the Work Council (OR), and vice-president OR 2016-2017, Radboud University (0.2 fte, 12 months, and 0.3 fte, 12 months).

2013 – 2020: 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).