Assistant Professors in the Humanities (24 FTE)

Assistant Professors in the Humanities (24 FTE)

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16 Dec 31 Jan Groningen

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Job description

We invite ambitious academics with relevant expertise and experience to apply. Positions for assistant professors are available in the fields of:

• Humane Artificial Intelligence - Data and platforms for social, cultural, and economic innovation
• Cultural Heritage and Identity - Material and Intangible heritage
• Cultural Heritage and Identity - Creative industries, Media and Popular Culture
• Languages and Cultures - Language in cultural-political contexts
• Communication, information and social inequalities in a digital world

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University of Groningen


We encourage you to apply if you have:

• expertise and experience, including a PhD, in a field relevant to on one or more of the five themes mentioned above
• excellent research skills, as demonstrated by a track record of publishing in high-ranked venues, (invited) research talks and the (potential) ability to recruit external funds
• excellent teaching skills, as demonstrated by past student evaluation and continuous professional development initiatives
• excellent command of English (CEFR C1/C2) and a willingness to learn Dutch within two years after appointment
• a strong cooperative attitude and willingness to engage in interdisciplinary and collaborative research and teaching
• enthusiasm for communicating academic research to non-academic audiences.

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: 18 months.

In accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement (CAO NU) we are offering you:

• a salary, depending on qualifications and work experience, with a minimum of € 3,974 (salary scale 11) to a maximum of € 6,181 (salary scale 12) gross per month for a full-time position (1.0 FTE)
• an excluding 8% holiday allowance and 8,3% end-of-year bonus and participation in a pension scheme for employees
• favorable tax agreements may apply to non-Dutch applicants. We provide career services for partners of new faculty members moving to Groningen
• 232 holiday hours per calendar year for full-time employment and provide career services for partners of new academic staff members moving to Groningen
• an appointment initially on a temporary basis for 18 months with an outlook to a permanent position when you meet the criteria.

The faculty will facilitate you with obtaining the requested qualifications for teaching and the Dutch language.

The appointee will ideally commence in August 2023


Faculty of Arts

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  • Lecturer; Assistant professor; Associate professor; Professor
  • Language and culture
  • max. €6181 per month
  • University graduate
  • V22.0913


University of Groningen

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