Today’s world requires critical thinkers, people who can define new directions for research and teaching that respond to the changes and challenges of our times. As an Assistant Professor of Cultural History at Radboud University, you will join a diverse group of dedicated scholars, shape the field of cultural history, and flourish in a friendly and vibrant academic community.

The European Cultural History section is welcoming applications from specialists in early modern cultural history (1500-1800) who will solidify or complement our profile and strengths in research, teaching and societal impact.

As an assistant professor you will be part of the European Cultural History section (nine tenured staff, seven PhD candidates), embedded in the Department of History, Art History and Classics. You will teach general and specialised courses in the Dutch and English BA programmes in History, the MA programme in Geschiedenis & Actualiteit (in Dutch) and the Research Master’s programme in Historical, Literary and Cultural Studies (in English). You will supervise students writing their papers and theses, participate in educational support activities such as tutoring, and actively contribute to the development of the curriculum.

Your research will be embedded in the Radboud Institute for Culture & History (RICH). You are a productive and active researcher who is developing research projects, writing, publishing and collaborating on themes that contribute to the central questions of RICH research groups and the Cultural Historysection . You will seek external funding and will be actively involved in public engagement activities. You will participate in working groups, committees and/or project groups within the department, programme or faculty.

Up to 60% of your working time will be allocated to teaching (including management tasks) and 40% to research (excluding external funding).