The postdocs (three years and two years, respectively) are embedded in the research project “The senses of Islam: A cultural history of perception in the Muslim world” (SENSIS). The project is funded by a Consolidator Grant of the European Research Council and led by Prof Christian Lange.
SENSIS is a five-year research project (September 2017-August 2022) that studies the history of Muslim conceptualizations of the senses and of sense perception. SENSIS seeks to attract researchers in the following four areas:
(3) law and
(4) poetry of the Islamicate world.
A central concern of SENSIS is to achieve a method transfer from disciplines such as sensory history and the material study of religion to the study of Islam. The postdoc position is advertised, in the first instance, for areas (1) and (4), but should applicants wish to pursue other lines of inquiry they are encouraged to consult with Christian Lange via C.R.Lange@uu.nl. Find a fuller description of SENSIS project here.
We offer two postdoc positions (1 fte), initially for a period of twelve months. One position is for three years, the other one is for two years. Upon good performance, the contract will be extended until three or two years in total, respectively. The starting salary ranges between € 3.238 and € 4.084 (gross monthly salary) on a fulltime basis depending on experience and qualifications (salary scale 10).
Utrecht University offers a pension scheme, a holiday allowance of 8% per year, an end-of-year bonus of 8.3% and terms of employment.You'll find more information about working at Utrecht University here.
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