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Published on Tuesday, June 05, 2018 by Céline Guilleux

Summary

The University of Luxembourg invites applications for its Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C2DH): Doctoral candidate (PhD student) in Contemporary History and History of the computerization and digitalization of banking activities and services.

Announcement

Terms

The University of Luxembourg is a multilingual, international research University.

The University of Luxembourg invites applications for its Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C2DH)

Doctoral candidate (PhD student) in Contemporary History

  • Ref: 50003536
  • 14 months fixed-term contract, renewable up to 3 years,
  • Full-time (40h/week)
  • Student and employee status (36 months studies programme)

Area

History of the computerization and digitalization of banking activities and services

Your Role

  • Prepare a doctoral thesis in the history of the computerization and digitalization of banking activities and services (at the crossroads of banks and customers, of bank services and their uses and reception), in a European perspective (at least with case studies in two European countries)
  • Participate in the FLSHASE Doctoral School and the skills trainings of the Doctoral Training Unit on “Digital History and Hermeneutics”
  • Engage in the dynamics of the research team, in the academic activities and public history events of the Center for Contemporary and Digital History (C2DH)
  • Engage with presentations at conferences and publish papers in international peer- reviewed journals
  • Support Prof. Schafer to develop projects
  • Assist the professor in his teaching activities, one to three hours per week.

Contact for further information

Prof. Valérie Schafer + 352 466 644 4915

Your Profile

  • Master’s degree in History, preferably with a specialisation in economic history or/and history of technology and a strong interest for the history of Europe
  • Good digital literacy
  • Good writing and communication skills
  • Excellent working knowledge of French and English (and German would be a strong asset too).

We offer

  • Personal work space at the University 
  • Dynamic and multicultural environment

Further Information

Interested candidates are invited to send their complete application including CV, motivation letter and copies of diploma

ON LINE by June 15 2018.

Early submission is encouraged; applications will be processed upon arrival.

The University offers highly competitive salaries and is an equal opportunity employer.

Subjects

Places

  • Esch-sur-Alzette, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

Date(s)

  • Friday, June 15, 2018

Keywords

  • contemporary history, PhD, economic history, digital

Contact(s)

  • Valérie Schafer
    courriel : valerie [dot] schafer [at] uni [dot] lu

Reference Urls

Information source

  • Valérie Schafer
    courriel : valerie [dot] schafer [at] uni [dot] lu

To cite this announcement

« History of the computerization and digitalization of banking activities and services », Scholarship, prize and job offer, Calenda, Published on Tuesday, June 05, 2018, https://calenda.org/443103

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