Assistant/Associate Professor in Digital Methods in History

Aarhus, Central Denmark Region, Denmark
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Job description

The Department of History and Classical Studies at the School of Culture and Society invites applications for the position of assistant/associate professor in digital methods in history.

The assistant professorship is a three-year fixed-term position. After three years, and subject to appropriate funding, an associate professorship in the same subject area will be announced in open competition. The associate professorship is a permanent position.

Place of employment: Jens Chr. Schous Vej 3-7, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark.

The position is available from 1 August 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The position
We are looking for an enthusiastic, dedicated researcher and teacher who is willing and able to contribute to the activities of the Department of History and Classical Studies, with an emphasis on the field of digital methods in history.

The Department of History and Classical Studies has decided to strengthen its competences in digital methods in research and teaching, and is therefore establishing this new position. The successful applicant will be expected to further the use of digital methods in history through their own research and teaching. They will also be expected to contribute to the enhancement of competences in digital methods among colleagues in the department. The position is linked to the university’s recently published digitisation strategy, which seeks to strengthen digitisation in research, teaching, the study environment and administration. See http://newsroom.au.dk/en/news/show/artikel/au-har-faaet-en-digitaliseringsstrategi/.

The successful applicant will be expected to:

  • teach and conduct research in the field of digital methods in history
  • contribute to the enhancement of competences in digital methods among colleagues in the department
  • participate in activities that seek to develop and promote the utilisation of existing collections of digitised material in Denmark and beyond

How to apply

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Aarhus University (Danish: Aarhus Universitet) (abbr.: AU), located in the city of Aarhus, Denmark, is Denmark's second oldest and second largest university (after the University of Copenhagen). The university was founded in 1928 and has over 32,000 students.