|Location:||Maastricht - Netherlands|
£2,895 converted salary* per month (scale 10 level 4).
|Placed On:||11th June 2019|
|Expires:||11th August 2019|
Postdoctoral researcher, “digital heritage” at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Department of Society Studies, Maastricht University 0,8fte, 20 months
This is an exciting opportunity to join a transdisciplinary project team carrying out research in the field of digital heritage. In particular we are looking for a postdoc to conduct research in the Interreg EMR funded research project Terra Mosana, a euregional project aiming to investigate, digitalize and present the shared history of the Meuse-Rhine Euregion. Over the course of three years, various cities and regions, museums and universities will jointly develop digital narratives through 3D modeling and on-site augmented reality connecting cultural heritage sites in Aachen, Jülich, Leopoldsburg, Liège, Maastricht, and Tongeren.
The postdoctoral researcher will work independently and in collaboration with the Terra Mosana partners, in particular with the members of the Work Package Sustainability, coordinated by the Maastricht Centre for Arts and Culture, Conservation and Heritage (MACCH). The postdoctoral researcher will have the opportunity to expand on the details of their own research based on their expertise, the material they gather and their own ideas, in consultation with the supervisor (Sally Wyatt) and WP coordinator (Vivian van Saaze).
The successful candidate will collaborate on a range of activities including:
Starting date: as soon as possible
Suitable candidates will have a PhD degree in a relevant humanities or qualitative social science discipline (such as history, history of arts, archaeology, museum and heritage studies, sociology or Science and Technology Studies). Candidates who are well versed in current academic and professional literature on participatory approaches in arts and heritage, and have methodological experience in innovative approaches to (digital) public engagement are particularly encouraged to apply.
The postdoctoral researcher will be based in Maastricht. The successful candidate must be willing to travel in the euregion, be open to working together in a transdisciplinary and interfaculty environment. They will have experience in grant acquisition and international peer-reviewed academic publications are imperative. Excellent communication and writing skills in English are a prerequisite, since the candidate will be engaging on an international level, collaborating with other team members in English and producing English-language publications. Knowledge of French, German and/or Dutch is an advantage, however not essential, as interpreters will be hired if necessary.
Contract duration: 20 months
Any inquiries about the position or the project may be addressed to Prof. dr. Sally Wyatt. firstname.lastname@example.org
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