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The Leiden University Centre for Digital Humanities (LUCDH) is recruiting one university lecturer to join a team of researchers to develop innovative research projects that take full advantage of digital sources and methods, design and implement teaching programmes in Digital Humanities and to collaborate with digital humanities research across the university.
We are looking for someone with an area of specialisation in the development of data analysis and visualisation platforms (including database design, visualisation, network analysis, or geographic information systems).
Key responsibilities include.
Fixed-term contract: 2.5 years.
The appointment will be for a period of two and a half year. The salary will between the gross minimum of €3,475 per month and gross maximum of €4,757 per month (pay scale 11) for a full working week in accordance with the collective salary agreement of the Association of Dutch universities (CAO) and depending on qualifications and experience.
An appointment at Leiden University includes pension build-up and other benefits, including an annual holiday premium of 8% and an end-of-year premium of 8.3%. Candidates from outside the Netherlands may be eligible for a substantial tax break. More information about the terms of employment can be found at: staff.leiden.edu.
Leiden University and the Huygens ING are strongly committed to diversity within their communities and especially welcome applications from members of underrepresented groups.
Leiden is a typical university city, hosting the oldest university in the Netherlands (1575). The University permeates the local surroundings; University premises are scattered throughout the city, and the students who live and study in Leiden give the city its relaxed yet vibrant atmosphere.
Leiden University is one of Europe's foremost research universities. This prominent position gives our graduates a leading edge in applying for academic posts and for functions outside academia.
The Faculty of Humanities is rich in expertise in fields such as philosophy, religious studies, history, art history, literature, linguistics and area studies covering nearly every region of the world. Our faculty is home to more than 6,000 students and 800 staff members.
LUCDH coordinates activities in the area of Digital Humanities within study programmes and institutes. LUCDH promotes original research in the field of Digital Humanities and offers advice and support to researchers in the Faculty of Humanities who are, or will be, active in this area. For more information about the center, its staff and activities see https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/humanities/centre-for-digital-humanities.
Leiden University’s humanities faculty features an impressive number of scholars who are working on Digital Humanities projects, ranging from the analysis of large-scale text corpora, image databases, and historical sources to the culture and politics of contemporary social media. The successful candidate will collaborate with the Institutes in the Humanities Faculty (especially History and Arts and Society), the Leiden University Library, the Leiden Data Science Centre and the Leiden Institute for Advanced Computer Science to develop research projects and teaching programmes.
Rapenburg 70, 2311 EZ, Leiden
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