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Maastricht University’s Faculty of
Arts and Social Sciences is seeking an assistant professor with
demonstrated excellence in teaching and research using digital
methods for historical scholarship and engagement. You will
contribute to teaching in our BA Digital Society, MA Digital
Cultures, and MA Arts & Heritage. The position’s duties are
60% teaching and management and 40% research. Research time can be
extended through external fundraising.
Applicants should have a PhD degree
in a relevant humanities/social science discipline (such as
history, digital humanities, archival studies or heritage and
museum studies) with a focus on developing and applying digital
methods (e.g., building digital archives/collections/databases,
GIS, text/data mining, simulated environments, machine-assisted
analysis of images, web history, etc.) to historical research.
Applicants may specialize in the history of any time period or
region, but teaching duties will primarily relate to modern
European history. Experience in heritage institutions, archives,
museums, and/or public engagement with historical research is not
required but applicants with such experience should highlight it.