Wednesday, March 3, 2010


Job description

We are currently looking for a postdoctoral researcher to participate in the Wired Up program. Wired Up is an international, interdisciplinary collaborative project between the Faculty of Humanities and the Faculty of Social Sciences.
The project is funded by Utrecht University, through the prestigious High Potential Programme. Wired Up researches how new digital media practices, in particular the Internet, impact on the lives, identities, learning and socialization of migrant youth.

For more information about Wired Up visit the website.

Additional information about the project and this position can be obtained by sending an email to Sandra Ponzanesi, e-mail: or by phone 31 (0) 30 253 7844.
The Postdoc will be hosted at the Research Institute for History and Culture. More information can be found at the website of the OGC.

More information about the Gender Graduate Programme where the postdoc will be integrated can be found here.

How to apply:
Applications (by e-mail) should be accompanied by:
* a covering letter in English that sets out the candidate's motivation for applying for the position, stating qualifications and suitability and how these could contribute to the project and his/her ideas how to strengthen the team (about 100 words); * a curriculum vitae in English and, a list of publications; * a copy of your doctoral degree and a list of your MA or RMA marks; * a sample of 2 relevant publications (in English); * contact details of two referees (names, affiliations, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses).

Interested candidates should send their application by March 7, 2010 at the latest. E-mail applications should be sent in pdf or doc format to the Personnel Department, attn. Ms. Ingrid Wagenaar:, and should specify your name and vacancy number 681006 in the message as well as in the topic, include a list of attachments in the message, and specify your name in every attachment.

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