Project manager - Huygens ING-KNAW - Amsterdam

Project manager - Huygens ING-KNAW - Amsterdam

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17 Jun 7 Jul Amsterdam

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Job description

For Work Package 6, ‘Text’ (, of CLARIAH Plus, the large digital infrastructure project the KNAW Humanities Cluster is involved in, Huygens Institute is looking for a project manager.

Job description
Your task will be to organise a set of use cases in which different researchers and institutions participate. The aim of the use cases is to help shape the technical digital infrastructure for Humanities research in the Netherlands, as well as to further the research of the participating scholars. You will plan and coordinate meetings, monitor to do’s, make sure people stay on track, and ensure that all involved feel safe to share their ideas and concerns.

Huygens Institute is looking for a project manager with strong organizational and social skills, with experience in coordinating IT projects, an MA in a relevant discipline of the Humanities and an proven affinity with digital humanities.


Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW)


  • A Master’s degree in a relevant research discipline or a comparable degree
  • Affinity with Digital Humanities
  • Experience with project management
  • Experience with coordinating IT projects
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Proficiency in English

Conditions of employment

The appointment will initially be for 1 year, with the possibility of an extension.

Terms of employment
The position will be at grade 10 (CAO Dutch University pay grades) depending on the level of relevant experience and will attract a salary ranging between € 2.790,00 and € 4.402,00 (minimum and maximum gross salary for fulltime 38hr).  The salary is supplemented with an 8% holiday allowance and an 8.3% end-of-year bonus. The Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities is applicable.

The Royal Academy of Science offers an attractive pension scheme, 6 weeks of holiday per year, the possibility to buy or sell holiday leave, as well as career development opportunities. Flexible hours and working from home are negotiable. 


The Huygens Institute for the History of the Netherlands (Huygens ING)

The Huygens Institute for the History of the Netherlands (Huygens ING) is an Academy research institute that studies the history of science, Dutch history and literature. Huygens ING extracts information from historical sources and literary texts, is building a digital infrastructure, and offers searchable online data. It provides an historical context for contemporary issues related to politics and governance, literature, science and society.


  • Research, development, innovation; Policy and staff; Management
  • Behaviour and society; Language and culture
  • max. 30.4 hours per week
  • €2790—€4402 per month
  • University graduate
  • AT2021-088


Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW)

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