The University of Radboud invites applications for the Postdoctoral Researcher for Digital Humanities and Hispanic Studies in the 2022/23 academic year.
The Faculty of Arts of Radboud University is looking for a postdoctoral researcher to collaborate on the Bourbon de Parme family archive, which was recently donated to the university’s Catholic Documentation Centre (KDC). As a postdoctoral researcher, you will be a part of the Radboud Institute for Culture and History (RICH) as well as the department of Modern Languages and Cultures (MTC).
- carry out your own research related to the materials included in the archive, making use of digital humanities and publish about it in relevant international journals;
- promote the collection with lectures, the organisation of symposia, etc., and
- guide the archivist (to be appointed) in the digitalisation and archiving of the material. Priority will be given to the exploration of the photographic collection and the diaries and notes linked to it.
Worth of Award
- The gross monthly salary amounts to a minimum of €3,974 and a maximum of €5,439 based on a 38-hour working week, depending on previous education and number of years of relevant work experience (salary scale 11).
- You will receive 8% holiday allowance and 8.3% end-of-year bonus.
- You hold a PhD in a relevant field.
- You have demonstrable expertise in digital humanities and/or visual culture. Additionally, expertise in Spanish political history, tourism studies or gender studies is recommended.
- You have a track record of international high-profile scholarly publications.
- You have the proven ability to attract external research funding.
- You have administrative and organizational skills.
- You hold a Cambridge Certificate (CPE2 level) in English or equivalent, or you are committed to obtaining this certificate within six months.
- You speak and read Spanish fluently; knowledge of French, German, Italian and Latin is recommended.
- You are willing to live in the Netherlands during the contract period.
How to Apply
- A motivation letter including a description of your research agenda of approx. 500 words.
- Your CV including a list of publications, a description of your teaching experience, and the names and contact details of two references.
- A writing sample, relevant to this vacancy, preferably in English.
The first round of interviews will take place on Wednesday 28 September. If needed, a second round of interviews will take place on Wednesday 5 October. You would preferably begin employment on 1 November 2022 (1 January 2023 at the latest).
Deadline: You can apply until September 15, 2022.