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Mon Jul 11 2011

Jobs: Digital Methods in the Humanities: Asst Prof, U Van Amsterdam

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        1.     F. Weerman , Digital Methods in the Humanities: Assistant Professor, Universiteit Van Amsterdam, Netherlands

Message 1: Digital Methods in the Humanities: Assistant Professor, Universiteit Van Amsterdam, Netherlands
Date: 11-Jul-2011
From: F. Weerman <F.P.Weermanuva.nl>
Subject: Digital Methods in the Humanities: Assistant Professor, Universiteit Van Amsterdam, Netherlands
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University or Organization: Universiteit van Amsterdam
Job Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Web Address: http://www.uva.nl
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: Digital Methods in the Humanities


Assistant Professor 'Digital Research Corpora in the Humanities'
full-time (38 hours per week)
vacancy number W11-137

With support from a generous financial endowment by the 'Duurzame
Geesteswetenschappen' (Sustainable Humanities Project), the Faculty of
Humanities is able to employ a new generation of scholars. This position is
one of them.

You are interested in the development and application of digital methods in
the humanities. Digital research corpora of literature, art, music and
language are changing the humanities in a spectacular way, leading to new
questions that seemed unanswerable until very recently. The Digital
Humanities or 'e-Humanities' transcend the individual humanities
disciplines, and you will need to be at home in more than one discipline.

- Teaching and developing teaching activities in programmes of the
Department of Dutch or in the Department of Art, Religion and Cultural
Studies or in the Faculty's Honours Programme Digital Humanities or in
other relevant programmes (55% of the tasks)
- (Co-)supervising Bachelor's and Master's theses
- Independently conducting research in the area mentioned, resulting in
contributions to leading international publications (40% of the tasks)
- Co-supervising PhD candidates
- Making a contribution to raising contract and indirect funding
- Administrative duties (5% of the tasks)

- Relevant PhD degree
- Experience in research and excellent research skills, evidenced by
publications in renowned international professional journals / book form
- A multidisciplinary background in order to be able to participate in
multiple areas of the Faculty's curriculum
- Teaching experience at university level and demonstrable didactic
abilities and / or training, evidenced by an educational portfolio
- Experience with digital and audio-visual equipment; affinity with ICT in
academic education
- Team spirit and organisational experience and skills
- Thorough knowledge of Dutch and English; non-native Dutch speakers must
achieve fluency in Dutch within two years

Further information can be obtained from:
- Prof. Frans Grijzenhout, +31-(0)20-525.2050, F.Grijzenhoutuva.nl
- Prof. dr. Fred Weerman, +31-(0)20-525.4737, F.P.Weermanuva.nl

For the full text of the vacancy, see:

Application Deadline: 01-Sep-2011
Mailing Address for Applications:
prof. dr J.F.T.M. van Dijck
Spuistraat 210
Amsterdam 1012 VT
Email Address for Applications: solliciteren2011-fgwuva.nl
Contact Information:
prof.dr F. Weerman
Email: F.P.Weermanuva.nl
Phone: +31205254737

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