University of Luxembourg

Doctoral Researcher in Digital History and the History of the Second World War

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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 University of Luxembourg is a multilingual, international research University. Luxembourg is a dynamic, multicultural country in the heart of Europe with a strong research and development base supported by important organisational resources.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.

The Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (University of Luxembourg) has a job opening for a doctoral position on project on the History of Luxembourg during World War II.

Your Role...

  • Realize a PhD thesis on the history of Jewish Communities in Luxembourg and the Greater Region (1920-1960) within the C²DH research project “Jewish Lives and spoliation in Luxembourg 1920-1960”.

For further information, please contact: Christoph Brüll (Christoph.Brull@uni.lu)

For more information about C2DH, please visit: www.c2dh.uni.lu

What we expect from you…

  • M.A. in Contemporary History or Cultural Studies with a focus on the History of the Second World War, Jewish History or Comparative History
  • Participation in collaborative and interdisciplinary research projects
  • Active knowledge of French, English and German. Notions of Luxemburgish constitute an advantage

In Short...

  • Contract Type: Contrat à durée déterminée 36 Mois (extendable up to 48 months if required)
  • Work Hours: Full Time 40.0 Heures par Semaine
  • Earliest start date: May 2023
  • Employee and student status
  • Location: Belval
  • Job Reference: UOL05576

The yearly gross salary for every PhD at the UL is EUR 38979 full time

How to apply...

Applications should be submitted online and include:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Motivation letter
  • List of publications

Early 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 …
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Job details

Title
Doctoral Researcher in Digital History and the History of the Second World War
Location
2, avenue de I'Universite Belvaux, Luxembourg
Published
2023-03-21
Application deadline
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Job type
PhD
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