In the context of the sector plan for the Humanities titled 'Tradition in transition', the faculty currently has a vacant Assistant Professor position as part of the research theme Cultural Heritage and Identity. Within this research theme the focus is on material and immaterial heritage, including digital Humanities, and on cultural heritage and societal changes.What are you going to do?
You will provide education in the dynamic context of the Amsterdam Centre for Ancient Studies and Archaeology (ACASA), with ample opportunities for the development of innovative teaching methods. Your research will be part of one of the five research schools of the Amsterdam Institute for Humanities Research
, more in particular the Amsterdam School for Heritage, Memory and material Culture (AHM
) or the Amsterdam School for Historical Studies (ASH
), depending on your research interests. You are expected to take an active role in the research school and join one of the thematic research groups.
The Amsterdam Centre for Ancient Studies and Archaeology is the department that houses research and teaching in the fields of ancient studies, classical languages and archaeology, combining interdisciplinary and disciplinary projects and courses in a lively environment focusing on innovative teaching and research across traditional borders. The department hosts Bachelor and Master programmes in Ancient Studies, Archaeology and Classical Languages, in cooperation with its counterpart at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.Tasks and responsibilities:
- developing, coordinating and teaching disciplinary and interdisciplinary courses in both Dutch and English, in the Bachelor and Master programmes of Ancient Studies and Classical languages (BA Classics, BA Ancient Studies, MA Classics and Ancient Civilizations);
- designing and conducting independent research on topics in the field of the literary and cultural heritage of the ancient world, resulting in academic publications in peer-reviewed international journals and/or books;
- actively pursuing external funding for research, notably funding from research councils, national as well as European;
- actively contributing to and developing national and international research networks and other forms of cooperation;
- actively contributing to the research activities of the research schools ASH or AHM, and of the National Research School in Classical Studies in the Netherlands (OIKOS);
- supervising Bachelor and Master theses and tutoring students; co-supervising PhD theses;
- actively contributing to the development and improvement of the broader teaching programmes in the department;
- taking part in committees and working groups, and carrying out departmental administrative tasks as directed.
- actively contributing to the interdisciplinary collaboration of the sector plan research theme Cultural Heritage and Identity.