Assistant Professor in Digital Archaeology in Amsterdam

The University of Amsterdam calls for applications for Assistant Professor Position in Digital Archaeology.

The Amsterdam Centre for Ancient Studies and Archaeology (ACASA) is the department that houses research and teaching in the fields of ancient studies, classical languages, and archaeology at the Bachelor and Master level, combining interdisciplinary and disciplinary projects and courses in a lively environment focusing on innovative teaching and research across traditional borders. Besides contributing to the Archaeology and Ancient Studies Bachelor and Master programs, in cooperation with its counterpart at the Free University of Amsterdam, the Archaeology team also hosts a two-year Research Master program Archaeology and Heritage.


The successful candidate will:

  • designing and conducting independent research in the field of digital archaeology and digital archaeological heritage studies resulting in academic publications in peer-reviewed international journals and/or books;
  • actively contributing to and developing national and international research networks and other forms of cooperation;
  • actively contributing to the research activities of the Amsterdam School for Heritage, Memory and Material Culture;
  • supervising Bachelor and Master theses and tutoring students; co-supervising PhD theses;
  • actively contributing to the development and improvement of the broader teaching programmes in the department;
  • taking part in committees and working groups, and carrying out departmental administrative tasks as directed.
  • participating in the department’s fieldwork in the Netherlands and abroad, and in externally funded projects of the department and the 4D Research Lab.

Start Date: June 1, 2022.

Duration: 18 months


  • The gross monthly salary will range from between €3,821 to €5,943
  • 8% holiday allowance and the 8,3% year-end allowance.
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additional offer includes:

  • the opportunity to collaborate in interdisciplinary teams;
  • excellent opportunities for study and personal development;
  • an inspiring academic and international working environment in the heart of Amsterdam.

Job Requirements

  • PhD in archaeology with a research focus on digital archaeology and/or digital heritage studies;
  • an international academic network in the research area concerned;
  • a portfolio of excellent international research which demonstrates a strong publication record and other research outputs commensurate with the level of the position;
  • a demonstrable ability and ambition to obtain external research grants;
  • a broad and relevant teaching experience at BA and MA level, showing flexibility and openness to interdisciplinary approaches;
  • excellent command of both Dutch and English; if Dutch is not the mother tongue, an active and passive command must be acquired within two years of the employment contract and the state examination for Dutch as a Second Language programme II must be passed;
  • experience in valorisation and practice-based education and/or research;
  • good team player and versatile at all levels, capable of multidisciplinary co-operation;
  • excellent organisational experience and skills.

Application Process

Applications should include the following information (submitted in one .pdf):

  • a letter of motivation;
  • a detailed CV;
  • a list of publications;
  • the names and email addresses of two references who can provide letters of recommendation.

To apply, click here.

Application Deadline: May 1, 2022.

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