Visiting professor in the area the foundations of European culture

Страна: Бельгия;

Город: Antwerp

Добавлена: 15.06.2015

Работодатель: University of Antwerp

Тип: PhD position;

Для кого: For researchers;


The Faculty of Arts is seeking to fill a part-time (80%) vacancy for a visiting professor in the area the foundations of European culture to fill the InBev-Baillet Latour Chair in European Values.

The chair is financed by the InBev-Baillet Latour Fund and will study European values on the basis of the foundations of European culture. It will work closely together with the parallel chair that the same fund is financing at the Université Catholique de Louvain.

Job description
  • You will be responsible for research, teaching and academic services concerning the European values and the foundations of European culture;
  • You will develop research on the origins of cultural diversity in Europe and the challenges that it poses for the future of the continent;
  • You will acquire and administer research funding;
  • You will teach courses on the foundations of European culture;
  • You will collaborate closely with the holder of the parallel chair at the Université Catholique de Louvain;
  • You will report yearly on your activities to the advisory board of the chair;
  • You will also be expected to render academic services.
Profile and requirements
  • You hold a doctoral degree (PhD) in philosophy, history, political science, or another relevant field in the humanities or social sciences;
  • The focus in your teaching corresponds to the educational vision of the university;
  • Your academic qualities comply with the requirements stipulated in the university’s policy;  
  • You have leadership skills (or the potential to develop them);
  • You are quality-oriented, conscientious, creative and cooperative;
  • Apart from a promising research record in the domain of European values and the foundations of European culture, you have verifiable teaching abilities;
  • You can meet the statutory language requirements for both the knowledge of the teaching language and the administrative language, Dutch. The University of Antwerp provides the necessary support. From the beginning of the appointment you are able to teach in two of the following languages: Dutch / English / French.
We offer
  • A position rewarded as a lecturer (or higher, depending on academic qualifications and professional experience) for a period of three years;
  • The date of appointment will be October 1st, 2015;
  • A full time gross monthly salary ranging from 4.009,52€ – 5.910,19€;
  • A dynamic and stimulating work environment.
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