In combination with the chair groups of landscape history and art history, the chair group architectural and urban history forms the Department of History of Art, Architecture and Landscape (HAAL), which is part of a Cluster that also accommodates the Departments of Arts, Culture
In addition to a number of basic requirements set by the University of Groningen, such as excellent social and communication skills, presentation skills, coaching skills and a results-oriented attitude, we are looking for candidates who have:
• PhD in the field of architectural and urban history and theory, or currently in the final stages of finishing a PhD (defense within half a year from now)
• strong research profile and publication record appropriate to career stage
• record of high-quality teaching appropriate to career stage
• willingness to apply for relevant research grants
• some experience with administrative duties and/or departmental service and/or professional service is welcomed
• excellent command of English
• for non-native speakers of Dutch: working knowledge of Dutch (B2) within 3 years after appointment.
• has reached the requirements of the University Teaching Qualification (BKO), or is willing to meet these requirements within two years.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Fixed-term contract: 18 months.
We offer you in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities:
– a salary, depending on qualifications and work experience, with a minimum of € 3,807 (salary scale 11) to a maximum of € 5,992 (salary scale 12) gross per month for a full-time position.
– 8% holiday allowance and 8,3% end-of-year bonus and participation in a pension scheme for employees. The position entails a contract combining 60% teaching tasks with 40% research-time.
– favourable tax agreements may apply to non-Dutch applicants.
The faculty will facilitate you with obtaining the requested qualifications for teaching and the Dutch language within two years.
The appointment will initially be on a temporary basis for 18 months with the possibility of becoming a permanent position following a positive ‘Results and Development’ assessment.
The conditions of employment comply with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities (CAO NU). For more detailed information about working conditions and working for the University of Groningen, please check: https://www.rug.nl/about-ug/work-with-us/new-staff/
Starting date: 1 February 2022, or as soon as possible thereafter, but no later than 1 September 2022.
Faculty of Arts
The Faculty of Arts is a large, dynamic faculty in the heart of the city of Groningen. It has more than 5000 students and 700 staff members, who are working at the frontiers of knowledge every day. The Faculty offers a wide range of degree programs: 16 Bachelor’s programs and over 40 Master’s tracks. Our research, which is internationally widely acclaimed, covers the following fields: Archaeology, Cultural Studies, History, International Relations, Journalism, Language and Literary Studies, and Linguistics.