Vacancies: Lecturer, Postdoc and Assistent Professor, Groningen University
University Lecturer History of Politics and Society in Europe (1.0 fte)
The department of European Languages and Cultures of the Faculty of Arts of the University of Groningen is seeking a University Lecturer in the History of Politics and Society in Europe. The university lecturer focuses particularly on European politics and society within a historical (after the French Revolution), social scientific and societal framework. We are looking for an enthusiastic and versatile colleague who is able to contribute to our teaching and research programme in the field of the history of politics and society, based on his/her expertise and skills and from a broad perspective. In addition, he/she is open to working across disciplines within the humanities faculty and beyond.
The candidate should be capable of attracting students to the European Languages and Cultures programme through an open personality and inspiring teaching methods.
His/her research will form part of the Groningen Research Institute for the Study of Culture (ICOG).
- teaching courses in the field of political and social history in Europe in modern times, in particular with regard to European integration an disintegration, the nation-state and nationalism, and the relation between culture, politics and society within the Bachelor’s degree programme European Languages and Cultures and, occasionally, within the Bachelor’s degree programme History and the Master’s degree programme History
- 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, in particular with regard to theses written in Spanish and English
- performing administrative and organizational duties.
Deadline for application: 10 April 2015
Postdoc Economic History and Assistant Professor Economic History (2.0 fte)
The postdoc (vacancy number 215096) is part of a research project on welfare and inequality in interwar Europe, funded by a NWO-VICI scheme. The postdoctoral researcher will conduct research in areas of quantitative economic history which will involve the collection and analysis of historical cross-country data on inequality in mainly European countries, but also globally, focusing on the period 1900-1950. The successful applicant will work closely together with other PhD and postdoctoral researchers in the project.
The assistant professor (vacancy number 215097) will participate in courses in Business History, Economic History and the History of Economic Thought within the undergraduate programmes of the Faculty of Economics and Business. Research will be conducted in quantitative economic history, such as the measurement and analysis of long-term development, connected to the Clio-Infra Project and the Maddison Project within the Groningen Growth and Development Centre.
Deadline for application: 24 April 2015