University of Luxembourg

Postdoc Position in Oral History

2025-04-26 (Europe/Luxembourg)
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The University | About us...

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 researcher develops a digital workflow for preserving and disclosing newly conducted and existing oral history interviews. The researcher develops a best practice guideline for a unified informed consent procedure, as well as data protection and ethical practices in using the oral history methodology at C2DH. The researcher cooperates with colleagues of the Data Research Infrastructure Unit and the Research Area Public History at C2DH, as well as the Media Centre of the University of Luxembourg, to create a pipeline for the digital preservation of oral history interviews within the software tool Cat-DV, as well as the public disclosing of a selection of these interviews on the sustainable digital social hub Historesch Gesinn: The postdoc offers training in oral history and digital methods to MA students, PhD candidates and researchers at C2DH. As a member of the Research Area 'Contemporary History of Luxembourg' of C2DH, the postdoc organises a study day about Contemporary History in the Greater Region.

What we expect from you…

  • PhD in history, cultural anthropology, media studies or related field
  • Expertise in the field of oral history is an asset
  • Good digital literacy and interest in transmedia storytelling
  • Good language proficiency in English, French, and German; Luxembourgish is an asset
  • Team working spirit and participation in outreach activities of the C2DH

How to apply...

Applications should be submitted online and include:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover letter

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.

General information:

  • Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract 36 Month
  • Work Hours: Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week
  • Location: Belval
  • Job Reference: UOL06416

The yearly gross salary for every Postdoctoral Researcher at the UL is EUR 83099 (full time)

Informatie over de vacature

Postdoc Position in Oral History
Luxemburg, Luxemburg
Uiterste sollicitatiedatum
2025-04-26 23:59 (Europe/Luxembourg)
2025-04-26 23:59 (CET)
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