Would you like to join the Department of History and Art History at Utrecht University? We seek to appoint an assistant professor in political history. The political history group studies political and social relations from the early modern period until the present day, including such topics as political reform, regime change, revolutions, wars and genocidal violence. The group has a particular interest in long-term developments and connects the past with present-day political issues.
We are looking for applicants specialised in modern or contemporary European political history, ideally with a focus on comparative or transnational dimensions. Your research work will complement that of existing staff in the political history group and will further contribute to the group’s research focus. Female candidates are especially encouraged to apply.
The position carries a 70% teaching load and 30% research time.
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Utrecht University has a teaching qualification system for university lecturers and candidates are required to obtain the Basic Teaching Qualification (BKO), if they are not already in possession of one. Candidates are expected to be versatile in both Dutch and English. Non-Dutch candidates will need to master the Dutch language on an academic level within two years.
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