Period (1.0 FTE)
Job description Utrecht University is searching for a full professor on the 'Social and Economic History of the Early Modern Period' as of May 2024. The chair will be embedded in the renowned Economic and Social History (ESH) section, at the Department of History and Art History (GKG). The newly appointed professor is or aspires to be at the forefront of their field of study. The chair will play a prominent role within GKG and the university's strategic themes, most notably Institutions for Open Societies and Pathways to Sustainability. In this capacity, the chair should have, or develop, a research agenda that is interdisciplinary and fits within and contributes to the research programme of the ESH section. This programme is transnational, long-term and comparative in nature. Teaching and supervision will involve the History Bachelor and (Research) Master programmes of GKG and possibly also the Philosophy, Politics and Economics Bachelor programme.
Qualifications The chair will:
Offer We offer: About the organization
A better future for everyone. This ambition motivates our scientists in executing their leading research and inspiring teaching. At Utrecht University, the various disciplines collaborate intensively towards major strategic themes. Our focus is on Dynamics of Youth, Institutions for Open Societies, Life Sciences and Pathways to Sustainability. Sharing science, shaping tomorrow.
The Faculty of Humanities has around 7,000 students and 1,100 staff members. It comprises four knowledge domains: Philosophy and Religious Studies, History and Art History, Media and Culture Studies, and Languages, Literature and Communication. With its research and education in these fields, the Faculty aims to contribute to a better understanding of the Netherlands and Europe in a rapidly changing social and cultural context. The enthusiastic and committed colleagues and the excellent amenities in the historical city centre of Utrecht, where the faculty is located, contribute to an inspiring working environment.
The faculty strives for diversity among its employees and students and is committed to creating a safe and inclusive environment for everyone, as can be read in Utrecht University's Equality, Diversity and Inclusion policy.
The core values of the faculty for Humanities are professionalism, transparency, responsibility, connectedness and safety. These values apply to everyone and we uphold these values in our work and in our communication with each other and with others.
Additional information For more information about this position, please contact Christiaan van Bochove (section head Economic and Social History section) at [email protected]. Everyone deserves to feel at home at our university. We welcome employees with a wide variety of backgrounds and perspectives.
The application deadline is 26/11/2023