Assistant Professor Contemporary History (since 1945)
The candidate should be capable of attracting students to the degree programme in History through demonstrating a combination of a welcoming attitude and inspiring teaching methods.
– teaching course units within the bachelor’s degree programme in History and the master’s degree programme History Today
– teaching course units in the field of Theory of History, Global History and/or Media Studies
– teaching course units within the framework of the interdisciplinary research course units in the degree programme in Modern History and the research master programme Modern History and International Relations
– conducting research at a recognized level in the above-mentioned field
– external grant acquisition
– supervising bachelor’s and master’s theses in the above-mentioned field
– performing administrative and organisational duties.
In the area of teaching, the ideal candidate:
– has at least three years of teaching experience in the field at various levels
– has gained the University Teaching Qualification or is prepared to do so within a year
– is an excellent teacher, as demonstrated by positive teaching evaluations
– is demonstrably able to make concrete contributions to the development of course units, partly by actively linking research to teaching.
In the area of research, the ideal candidate:
– has excellent research qualities, as evidenced by a relevant record of nter) national leading journals, books and presentations at renowned conferences
– is able to set up his/her own research line and publish within it, dovetailing with the profile of the research institute
– has international experience and an international network
– is experienced in PhD supervision or is prepared to play an active role in this.
In the area of management and organisation, the ideal candidate:
– has a good command of English and Dutch or is willing to learn Dutch within two years; after two years, non-Dutch candidates must be proficient in Dutch at, at the least, CEFR B2 level (for reading and listening); Dutch candidates have a sufficient knowledge of English (CEFR B2/C1 level for reading, listening, writing and speaking). The University provides language courses in both Dutch and English
– is able to make a constructive contribution to the interdisciplinary collaboration and friendly atmosphere within the Department
– has demonstrable administrative and organisation skills.
Conditions of employment
Date of entry into employment: 1 September 2019
How to apply
You may apply for this position until 30 January, 12 pm / before 31 January 2019 (Dutch local time) by means of the application form (click on “Apply” below on the advertisement on the university website).
You are requested to submit:
1. A motivation letter
2. A complete curriculum vitae
3. One self-selected “best paper” and three letters of recommendation
4. Teaching evaluations (if available) and a short statement of your research accomplishments and future research goals.
Job interviews are expected to be held in March 2019.
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