Postdoctoral Researcher in Digital History

University of Luxembourg



Your Role

The postdoctoral researcher will work under the supervision of Professor Sean Takats, who will be leading a team to develop a new software platform for historical research. Like Takats’s other research software projects Zotero ( and Tropy (, this new software will be a highly polished, user-friendly platform intended for wide public adoption.

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Your Profile
  • PhD in Contemporary History, Digital History, Public History or a related field
  • Passionate about using technology to conduct historical research
  • Experience in coordinating (digital) history projects
  • Willingness to cooperate actively in a larger team
  • Experience with Python, Javascript, R, and/or data visualization will be advantageous
  • Experience with grant writing will be a plus
  • Good command of the following languages: English, French and/or German

We Offer
  • Contract subject to public national security system benefits
  • A dynamic, exciting and equal opportunity international research environment

Further Information

Applications should quote Ref: 50012965 and include

  • A full curriculum vitae, including any publications
  • The contact details of two referees
  • A copy of the relevant diplomas
  • A cover letter indicating your motivation for this project, relevant experience and future interests

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