14 Postdoc positions (1,0 FTE)
In the context of the sectoral plan for the Humanities entitled ‘Tradition in transition’ and the University's strategic profile, the three Humanities faculties of the University of Groningen offer 14 postdoc positions.
The Faculties of Arts (FoA), of Theology and Religious Studies (FThRS) and Philosophy (FPh) are looking for expertise and experience in the fields of humane AI, cultural heritage & identity, languages & cultures, information & social inequalities in a digital world. We invite ambitious academics to apply for the following positions:
Your research will be embedded in the relevant institute of the respective faculty. You will set up research collaborations with colleagues both within the UG and from other Dutch Humanities faculties, in order to develop a research agenda, and draw up a substantial grant proposal within the relevant theme. You will also teach in our Bachelor's and/or Master's degree programmes. For all positions the appointment is divided into 80% research and 20% teaching.
We encourage you to apply if you have:
- a PhD in a field relevant to the position of interest, or if your PhD thesis is accepted by the review committee;
- an excellent research skills, as demonstrated by a track record of publishing in high-ranked venues or a demonstrable capacity to develop such a record;
- an excellent command of English (CEFR C1/C2);
- a strong cooperative attitude and willingness to engage in collaborative research and instigate cross-disciplinary collaboration;
- enthusiasm for communicating academic research to non-academic audiences.
Applicants are invited to propose a specific project within the wider scope of the five themes and the specific sub-projects within these themes (see below the section ‘Your application’).
The University of Groningen has an international reputation as a dynamic and innovative institute of higher education offering high-quality teaching and research. Balanced study and career paths in a wide variety of disciplines encourage our 39,000 students and researchers to develop their own individual talents. Ranking among the best research universities in Europe and joining forces with prestigious partner universities and networks, we are truly an international place of knowledge.
For more information about the UG Humanities faculties, see:
What do we offer?
In accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement (CAO-NU) we are offering you:
- a postdoc position of 1.0 FTE for a period of two years starting from 1 October 2022.
- a salary, depending on qualifications and work experience, of a minimum of €3.557 (salary scale 10, number 4) to a maximum of €5.439 (scale 11) gross per month for a full-time position.
- an excluding 8% holiday allowance and 8,3% end-of-year bonus and participation in a pension scheme for employees
- favorable tax agreements may apply to non-Dutch applicants. We offer 232 holiday hours per calendar year for full-time employment and provide career services for partners of new academic staff members moving to Groningen.
We strive to be a university in which students and staff are respected and feel at home, regardless of differences in background, experiences, perspectives, and identities. We believe that working on our core values of inclusion and equality are a joint responsibility and we are constructively working on creating a socially safe environment. Diversity among students and staff members enriches academic debate and contributes to the quality of our teaching and research. We therefore invite applicants from underrepresented groups in particular to apply. For more information, visit our diversity policy webpage.
Our selection procedure follows the guidelines of the Netherlands Association for Personnel Policy (NVP) and the European Commission's European Code of Conduct for recruitment of researchers.
You may apply for this position until 28 August 2022 at 11.59 p.m. / before 29 August 2022 (CEST). We invite you to submit a complete application including:
- a 1-2 page project description/project idea expanding on the project descriptiopns above and a reflection on how those ideas connect to the overarching theme (500-750 words)
- a letter of motivation
- your CV
- names and contact details of two referees
The interviews for the postdoc positions will be held in the first half of September 2022.
Unsolicited marketing is not appreciated.
For more information you may contact:
- For the positions in Humane AI – Data and platforms for social, cultural, and economic innovation: prof. Malvina Nissim
- For the positions in Cultural Heritage and Identity – Material and intangible heritage: dr. Lidewijde de Jong
- For the positions in Cultural Heritage and Identity – Creative industries, Media and Popular Culture: prof. Susan Aasman
- For the positions in Languages and Cultures: Language in cultural-political contexts: prof. Merel Keijzer
- For the position in Communication, information and social inequalities in a digital world: prof. Marcel Broersma
Please do not use the email addresses shown above to apply.
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