Utrecht University is searching for a full professor on “Long-Run Economic Development”; as of 1 November 2022. The chair is part of the section of Economic and Social History (ESH) at the Department of History and Art History. The chair will be expected to play a prominent role in the multi- and interdisciplinary initiatives within the strategic theme Institutions for Open Societies (IOS), which is one of four main research clusters at Utrecht University. The candidate should have, or develop, a research agenda that on the one hand is multi- and/or interdisciplinary and addresses the core issues of the IOS program. On the other hand, this research agenda fits within the research program of the ESH group, which studies global inequality using both quantitative and qualitative research methods. Teaching will involve the interdisciplinary Politics, Philosophy and Economics BA-program, BA and MA History courses, as well as collaboration in efforts to develop new possibilities for interdisciplinary education.
The chair of Long-Run Economic Development:
The successful candidate:
We offer a 1.0 FTE position for a period of five years which, after positive evaluation, can be turned into a permanent position. The monthly salary lies between a minimum of € 5,864 and a maximum of € 8,539 gross for a full time contract (scale H2, CAO Dutch Universities). Salaries are supplemented with a holiday bonus of 8% and a year-end bonus of 8.3% per year. In addition, Utrecht University offers excellent secondary conditions, including an attractive retirement scheme, (partly paid) parental leave and flexible employment conditions (multiple choice model). More information on working at Utrecht University can be found here.
Over de organisatie
A better future for everyone. This ambition motivates our scientists in executing their leading research and inspiring teaching. At Utrecht University, the various disciplines collaborate intensively towards major societal themes. Our focus is on Dynamics of Youth, Institutions for Open Societies, Life Sciences and Sustainability.
The Faculty of Humanities has around 6,000 students and 900 staff members. It comprises four knowledge domains: Philosophy and Religious Studies, History and Art History, Media and Culture Studies, and Languages, Literature and Communication. With its research and education in these fields, the faculty aims to contribute to a better understanding of the Netherlands and Europe in a rapidly changing social and cultural context. The enthusiastic and committed colleagues and the excellent amenities in the historical city center of Utrecht, where the faculty is housed, contribute to an inspiring working environment.
For more information about this position, please contact: Elise van Nederveen Meerkerk (Professor of economic and social history), via email@example.com.
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Everyone deserves to feel at home at our university. We welcome employees with a wide variety of backgrounds and perspectives. Your application can be uploaded through the link below.
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Candidate interviews will be held in Utrecht in week 20 or 21. A trial lecture and an assessment may be part of the application procedure.
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