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Director of the Swiss National Data & Service Center for the Humanities DaSCH

Universität Basel


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Director of the Swiss National Data & Service Center for the Humanities DaSCH

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Due to the retirement of its current director, DaSCH is looking for a senior scientist who is ready to meet the challenge of leading and further developing this institution. The ideal candidate for this unique position holds a doctorate e.g. in one of the disciplines of the humanities and has strong expertise in methods of digital humanities and computational sciences. She or he has around ten or more years of experience in research and research management and a solid publication record, is familiar with European and global research infrastructures for the humanities and with the Swiss higher education and research systems, a strong strategic sense and excellent communication skills. The management of DaSCH requires a high degree of leadership, which can be demonstrated by recognized professional experience, ideally in a research infrastructure, including managerial skills in human resources and financial matters.

Successful candidates are fluent in one of the national languages, German or French, as well as English, and must have good knowledge of the second national language mentioned.
We offer you
DaSCH offers its collaborators a stimulating intellectual atmosphere in a dynamic multinational and multilingual working environment. The director has the support of a dedicated staff of highly qualified co-workers including an efficient and professional administration and IT team.
Application / Contact..

For additional information on this job offer, please contact the president of the DaSCH association, Professor Torsten Schwede:

Please submit your application (motivation letter, CV, publication list, contact details of three references) electronically to the University of Basel's online portal.

DaSCH values equality and diversity and encourages applications by women for this position.
Universität Basel
4000 Basel