Assistant Professor of International, Political and/or Social History

Nijmegen, Netherlands
12 Mar 2023
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Academic Discipline
Social Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time

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 Assistant Professor of Political and/or Social History at Radboud University, you will join a diverse group of dedicated scholars, shape the field of history, and flourish in a friendly and vibrant academic community.

The Political History expertise group is welcoming applications from specialists in (early) modern political and/or social history who can strengthen and complement our profile and reputation in research and teaching and in terms of societal impact.

As an assistant professor you will be part of the Department of History, Art History and Classics and participate at all levels of its educational programme, both in Dutch and English. You will provide education for the Dutch and English BA programmes in History, in Political History courses as well as in general courses. At the Master's degree level, you will participate in the Dutch taught specialisations Geschiedenis & Actualiteit and Politiek & Parlement, as well as in the Research Master's programme in Historical, Literary and Cultural Studies. 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 should be a productive and active researcher who is able to develop research projects and to write, publish and collaborate on themes that contribute to the central questions of one or more RICH research groups and of the Political History expertise group. You will seek external funding and will be active in publish engagement activities. You will participate in working groups, committees and/or project groups within the department, programme or faculty.

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