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The Amsterdam School for Heritage, Memory and Material Culture (AHM) invites applications for a PhD position at the Faculty of Humanities, tenable from 1 September 2020 (4 years, 1 FTE). The deadline for applications is 31 March 2020.

What are you going to do?

Tasks will include:

  • completion and defence of a PhD thesis within the contract period;
  • regular presentation of intermediate research results at workshops and conferences;
  • participation in the Faculty of Humanities PhD training programme.
  • teaching courses at BA-level in the 2nd and 3rd year of the appointment (0,2 fte per year).

What do we ask of you

  • A completed Master’s degree in a field relevant to the proposed PhD project and the research areas of AHM. You may apply if you have not yet completed your Master's degree only if you provide a signed letter from your supervisor stating that you will graduate before 1 September 2020;
  • excellent command of English;
  • excellent research skills.

Our offer

The PhD candidate at the Faculty of Humanities will be employed within AHM. The employment contract will be for 4 years for 38 hours per week-1 FTE (including 0,2 teaching in the second and third years of the employment contract) under the terms of employment currently valid for the Faculty. Initially, a contract will be given for 16 months, with an extension for the following 32 months on the basis of a positive evaluation after 12 months. The starting date of the contract is 1 September 2020.