HomeDirector of Interdisciplinary Centre of Contemporary, European and Digital History

Director of Interdisciplinary Centre of Contemporary, European and Digital History

Directeur de l'Institut d'histoire contemporaine de l'université du Luxembourg

*  *  *

Published on Friday, February 05, 2016 by Elsa Zotian

Summary

The University of Luxembourg seeks a Director (m/f) for its new Interdisciplinary Centre of Contemporary, European and Digital History (IHTP/CEDH). This centre promotes an interdisciplinary approach to the study of contemporary history with a particular focus on new digital methods and tools for historical research. Mission of the Director will be to develop and lead the new interdisciplinary centre, define its strategy together with the relevant bodies of the University of Luxembourg, set objectives, activity plans, benchmarks and develop internal rules.

Announcement

The University of Luxembourg seeks a Director (m/f) for its new Interdisciplinary Centre of Contemporary, European and Digital History.

The University of Luxembourg is the first and only university of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and is multilingual, international and research-oriented. The university has academic staff from 20 different countries teaching to 6,300 students from 110 different countries.  It has three faculties and two interdisciplinary centres. The - Institut d'Histoire du Temps Présent (IHTP) – the Interdisciplinary Centre of Contemporary, European and Digital History (CEDH) will be an institute of highest academic excellence for the study, analysis and public dissemination of contemporary history of Luxembourg and of Europe. It promotes an interdisciplinary approach to the study of contemporary history with a particular focus on new digital methods and tools for historical research.

Mission

  • Develop and lead the new interdisciplinary centre IHTP/CEDH,
  • Define its strategy together with the relevant bodies of the University of Luxembourg,
  • Set objectives, activity plans, benchmarks and develop internal rules.

Profile

  • PhD in History
  • Full Professor in Contemporary History
  • Research profile focused on at least two of following research fields and willingness to quickly familiarise with the other area:
    • Contemporary History of Luxembourg
    • Digital History
    • Contemporary European History
  • Proven experience of leadership and management of research institutions
  • Ability to lead an multinational team with members coming from different previous institutions inside and outside the University of Luxembourg
  • Proven experience in leading research projects
  • High level international publications
  • High level international network
  • Excellent record of funding

Fluent in two of the three languages of the University (French, German, English). Proficiency in all three languages is considered an advantage.

Employment conditions

This is a position as Director of the IHTP/CEDH with a mandate of five years, renewable.

It includes a permanent position as Full Professor in Contemporary History at the University.

He/she will participate in teaching (Doctoral school, Master en Histoire Contemporaine/Bachelor Culture Européenne – filière Histoire).

Amount of remuneration : negotiable

Application

Please apply 2016 by sending

  • your detailed curriculum vitae,
  • list of publications
  • and motivation letter

to univ.lux@egonzehnder.com

no later than March 6

All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.

For further information, please contact univ.lux@egonzehnder.com

Selection will be conducted by an ad hoc committee.

Places

  • Belval, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

Date(s)

  • Sunday, March 06, 2016

Keywords

  • guerre mondiale, temps présent, construction européenne, digital history, génocide

Contact(s)

  • Thierry Grosbois
    courriel : thierry [dot] grosbois [at] uclouvain [dot] be

Reference Urls

Information source

  • Thierry Grosbois
    courriel : thierry [dot] grosbois [at] uclouvain [dot] be

To cite this announcement

« Director of Interdisciplinary Centre of Contemporary, European and Digital History », Scholarship, prize and job offer, Calenda, Published on Friday, February 05, 2016, https://calenda.org/355061

Archive this announcement

  • Google Agenda
  • iCal