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Full Professor in Early Modern History (m/f)

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WorkplaceLuxembourg, Luxembourg
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The University of Luxembourg is a multilingual, international research university.

The University of Luxembourg is recruiting for the Faculty of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences a:

Full Professor in Early Modern History (m/f)

Ref. F3-070005
Open-ended contract
Full-time (40 hours / week)
Employee status


The Professor will be a member of the Department of Humanities within the Faculty of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences.

The successful candidate will carry out high-level research in Early Modern History. He will be expected to develop research projects on Luxembourg and the Greater Region in a global context.

The Professor will acquire third-party funding, lead projects, supervise PhDs, and further develop international networks. He/she will contribute to public outreach activities, cooperation with museums and other cultural institutions and digital learning.

The Professor will teach in the Bachelor and Master programs, as well as participate in the doctoral training. In addition, individual tutoring and PhD supervision are expected. The successful candidate may be asked to fulfil specific responsibilities in the organisation of the undergraduate and postgraduate study programmes.


Qualifications, experience, aptitude
  • PhD in History for at least 5 years;
  • Substantial publication record, including single-authored books and/or articles in peer-reviewed journals in Early Modern History (late 15th-18th centuries);
  • Proven ability to organise and conduct research projects;
  • Proven experience in the successful acquiring of research funding;
  • Experience in teaching at University level.

The University of Luxembourg is set in a multilingual context. The person hired on this position must be proficient in English and in either French or German. The University encourages its staff to learn the other language and provides access to language courses to this end.

Contact and Address

As part of the application process specifically for academic positions, please follow the instructions below.
Candidates are asked to send their full application (in English) ONLY via the following link: http://ulsurvey.uni.lu/­index.php/­696367?lang=en

until 26 February 2020
including the following documents:
  • cover letter;
  • curriculum vitae including information on external research funding acquired;
  • copies of diplomas;
  • list of publications;
  • copies of recent publications (max. 5) relevant for the field in question;
  • list of courses taught;
  • a list of three referees with their names, addresses and present positions. Please indicate their relationship to you.
Prof. Dr. Georg Mein

Dean of the Faculty of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences.

All applications will be handled in the strictest confidence.

The University of Luxembourg is an equal opportunities employer.

The University of Luxembourg wants to achieve gender parity in its academic positions and wants to eliminate obstacles to the recruitment of female professors and to their career development. In case candidates present equivalent CVs, the University will give the preference to women in all departments where gender parity is not yet achieved.

Prof. Dr. Michel Margue
Faculty of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences
Humanities Department
Telephone: (+352) 46 66 44 9262
Email: michel.margueuni.lu



(+352) 46 66 44 9262


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