University of Luxembourg
University of Luxembourg Luxembourg Luxembourg
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The University of Luxembourg is an international research university with a distinctly multilingual and interdisciplinary character. The University was founded in 2003 and counts more than 6,700 students and more than 2,000 employees from around the world. The University’s faculties and interdisciplinary centres focus on research in the areas of Computer Science and ICT Security, Materials Science, European and International Law, Finance and Financial Innovation, Education, Contemporary and Digital History. In addition, the University focuses on cross-disciplinary research in the areas of Data Modelling and Simulation as well as Health and System Biomedicine. Times Higher Education ranks the University of Luxembourg #3 worldwide for its “international outlook,” #20 in the Young University Ranking 2021 and among the top 250 universities worldwide.The Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C²DH) is a research centre for the study, analysis and public dissemination of... contemporary history of Luxembourg and Europe with a particular focus on digital methods and tools for doing innovative historical research. It serves as a catalyst for innovative and creative scholarship and new forms of public dissemination and societal engagement with history.Your Role... The C²DH has three job openings for post-doctoral researchers to work within the framework of an applied research project on the collection building / acquisition policy and provenance research in the collections of works of art and other cultural goods in three Luxembourg institutions: the National Museum of History and Art, the Villa Vauban - Musée d'Art de la Ville and the National Library of Luxembourg. The research project is part of a larger research convention between the C2DH and the Ministry of State on the study of spoliation of Jewish goods during the Second World War. Each post-doc position will focus on one cultural institution and realize his/her research in close collaboration with and support of the institution. The research during this first phase of the project will concentrate on the study of the collection building / acquisition policy at the different institutions during the period 1933-1945 and the realization of a scientific report suggesting further investigations.ActivitiesProduction of a scientific report on the research findingsParticipation in the drafting of a final / collective reportParticipation at workshops and conferencesWhat we expect from you… Doctoral degree in history, art history, book or archival studiesExperience in archival research / provenance studies / collection buildingExcellent command in German and French. Good knowledge of the historical and political context of Luxembourg during the Second World War is an assetTeam player qualities and communication competencesIn Short... Number of positions: 3Contract Type: Contrat à durée déterminée 12 MoisWork Hours: Full Time 40.0 Heures par SemaineStart date: 1st May 2023 (negotiable)Location: Belval & Luxembourg CityJob Reference: UOL05581The yearly gross salary for every Postdoctoral Researcher at the UL is EUR 77167 full timeHow to apply... Applications should be submitted online and include:Motivation letterCurriculum vitaeList of publications & referencesCopies of diplomasEarly application is highly encouraged, as the applications will be processed upon reception. Please apply formally through the HR system. Applications by email will not be considered.The University of Luxembourg embraces inclusion and diversity as key values. We are fully committed to removing any discriminatory barrier related to gender, and not only, in recruitment and career progression of our staff.In return you will get… Multilingual and international character. Modern institution with a personal atmosphere. Staff coming from 90 countries. Member of the “University of the Greater Region” (UniGR). A modern and dynamic university. High-quality equipment. Close ties to the business world and to the Luxembourg labour market. A unique urban site with excellent infrastructure.A partner for society and industry. Cooperation with European institutions, innovative companies, the Financial Centre and with numerous non-academic partners such as ministries, local governments, associations, NGOs …Find out more about the UniversityAddresses, maps & routes to the various sites of the UniversityFurther information... For further information, please contact:Prof. Dr. Andreas Fickers / [email protected]
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