Stadt: Basel

Frist: 2014-04-12


The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Basel invites applications for a

Professorship in Digital Humanities (open rank)

This is a new professorship aimed at establishing the University of Basel as a leader in this new and rapidly developing research area.

We are looking for a person who can substantially contribute to research in the field of Digital Humanities in general, with a particular focus on:

- securing long term access to digital research information
- preserving access to digital sources and providing for reliable citation
- preserving the cultural heritage through digital procedures

The ideal candidate will have an outstanding expertise in his or her given research focus and excellent competences in the IT domain. Experience with software development is explicitly desired.

The position will be filled according to the qualifications of the applicant at the level of Assistant Professor with Tenure Track, Associate Professor or Full Professor.

The University of Basel is an equal opportunity employer. Women are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.

Applicants should electronically submit a curriculum vitae, a publication list, a report of teaching experience and credentials to: The deadline for applications is the 12th of April 2014.

For additional information, please contact the Dean of the Faculty of Humanities, Prof. Dr. Barbara Schellewald, phone: 0041 (0)61 267 34 09.

Quelle:, 13.3.2014